Swansea City failed to sign a single player in the January transfer window after the club’s plan to bring in West Bromwich Albion striker Karlan Grant on loan backfired. In the dying minutes of Tuesday night’s window, Swansea's attempt to secure a loan for the West Brom forward fell through. The deal was expected to see Grant join the Swans on loan for the remainder of the season – filling some of the gaps exposed by the six players who have left the club this month.
Warren Gatland believes Wales will relish being underdogs for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Ireland. The Principality Stadium encounter kicks off Gatland’s second stint as Wales head coach, with his previous reign between 2008 and 2019 yielding four Six Nations titles, three Grand Slams and two World Cup semi-finals. Ireland will arrive in Cardiff as the world’s top-ranked team following a memorable year when they beat New Zealand twice, South Africa and Australia.
Rhys Webb has taken inspiration from football greats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo after ending more than two years in the international rugby wilderness. Ospreys scrum-half Webb is on course to make his first Wales appearance since November 2020 in next Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland. Webb, who toured New Zealand with the 2017 British and Irish Lions, featured on just five occasions during Wayne Pivac’s 34-Test reign as Wales head coach.
Dean Keates is demanding his Wrexham players face up to the Vanarama National League challenges ahead. The Dragons’ manager is frustrated and reacted after their 1-0 home defeat against AFC Fylde at the Racecourse, saying: “When players go to block, one or two turn their back which is something that needs... Read More
Brian Flynn, Wrexham’s caretaker manager, expects to be in charge when the Dragons travel to play Woking on Saturday. But he warned club directors ‘it's important things are resolved pretty quickly’. Flynn has been in charge for two Vanarama National League fixtures, a 1-0 win against Ebbsfleet and Wrexham’s 3-1 defeat at... Read More
Wrexham 1, Ebbsfleet United 0 Edison Lighthouse, the pop group who took ‘Love Grows (Where Rosemary Goes) to number one in the UK charts, played a major role in the progress of Ebsfleet United. Kent club Ebbsfleet, from a town on the main EuroTunnel railway line, have had a role in helping... Read More
Halifax, who visit Wrexham for a Vanarama National League fixture this evening, are in seventh heaven over their start to the new season. They have earned three victories and boast a 100 per cent record, while they have scored a seven goals different scorers. The Yorkshire club stand top of the table... Read More
Wrexham are in Kent this afternoon for their Vanarama National League clash with Ebbsfleet. Dragons’ manager Bryan Hughes expects plenty more twists and turns in the promotion run-in and he went on a scouting mission to watch ‘Fleet in midweek action. “I went to watch Ebbsfleet to see what they’ve got,” said... Read More
dai-sport journalist Terry Phillips knows a lot about Ebbsfleet United, who visit Wrexham AFC at the Racecourse on Saturday. Phillips worked for the Kent Messenger as a young journalist, moved to the English midlands and was reporting on Nottingham Forest when manager Brian Clough took his European champions to Stonebridge... Read More