Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.
New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.
Welsh female athletes are still waiting to hear from World Athletics who say their transgender policy is still a work in progress. Its stance follows claims made by British shot-putter that the governing body’s preferred option would “screw” female athletes. The global organisation is consulting with member federations over its preferred option for a new policy.
Swansea City have signed teenage goalkeeper Lewis Webb from Southern League Merthyr Town. Webb, aged 17, played first team football for the Martyrs last season and manager Gavin Williams said: “I wish Webby all the best in his career. “He has been an absolute pleasure to work with. The commitment and dedication... Read More
Former Cardiff City and Newport County youth player Lewis Binns has committed to Merthyr Town for 2019-20. Chepstow-born Binns is a third new signing for EvoStik Southern Premier club Martyrs, following goalkeeper Alex Harris and striker Gethyn Hill. The trio are all from Wales and will play key roles in Merthyr’s bid... Read More
Former FC Hereford goalkeeper Alex Harris has joined EvoStik Southern Premier club Merthyr Town for the 2019-20 season. Welshman Harris, who has earned two Southern League South and West titles, says: “It’s a great feeling joining Merthyr Town and being Welsh myself makes it even better. “I’ve always looked out for their... Read More
Former Cardiff City striker Gethyn Hill has rejoined EvoStik Southern League Premier Division club Merthyr Town. Pontypool-born Hill, aged 24, has committed to the Martyrs, who are intent on building a challenge for promotion during 2019-20. Manager Gavin Williams looks certain to be in charge despite being linked with the vacancy at... Read More
Martyrs Stunned By Title-Chasing Taunton Away And Now Play Crucial Role In The Premier Future Of Casuals
Taunton Town kept their title hopes alive thanks to a stunning comeback against Merthyr Town at the Viridor Stadium on Bank Holiday Monday. The Peacocks hit back from two goals down with 20 minutes left to steal a 3-2 win against their visitors from Wales, while EvoStik Southern League leaders Weymouth... Read More
Gosport Borough 0, Merthyr Town 3 Merthyr Town travel to play Beaconsfield Town on Tuesday, one of their four remaining EvoStik Southern League matches. The Martyrs won convincingly at Gosport Borough in their latest outing when Ryan Prosser marked his return from injury with a 12th minute goal. Prosser followed up after Gosport... Read More