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Angry Wayne Rooney Will Miss Derby's Clash With Cardiff City

Wayne Rooney said he is 'angry and disappointed' having been forced to self-isolate meaning he will miss Derby County's clash with Cardiff City. The former England skipper does not have COVID-19 but will have to self-isolate for 10 days after a friend who visited him at home last week tested positive for this virus

Welsh Premier League And Wales Women's Teams Facing "Firebreak" Shutdown

Welsh Premier League And Wales Women’s Teams Facing “Firebreak” Shutdown
Welsh domestic men’s and women’s international football is facing shutdown for a month as a result of the new “firebreak” lockdown imposed by Welsh Government. Fully professional sport – defined as those who earn their living through sport – will be allowed to continue during the new restrictions which come in at 6pm on October 23 and last until November 9. That means EFL clubs Cardiff City, Swansea City and Newport County will be allowed to still play matches, as will the Wales national rugby team and regions.

Jake Smith Still In Shock After Awesome Welsh Record But Already Targeting Track In Tokyo

Jake Smith admits he is still in a state of shock after his Welsh Half Marathon record-breaking run in Poland. The 22-year-old Cardiff-based runner shattered Steve Jones's 34-year-old mark just weeks after becoming Welsh qualified.

Sam Bowen Can Be A Barry Bonus, Says Gavin Chesterfield

Barry Town United manager Gavin Chesterfield is expecting Sam Bowen to make a big impact at the club this season. The Barry boss handed a debut to Bowen – the son of former Swansea , Birmingham and Cardiff City player Jason Bowen – in last weekend’s goalless draw at home to Cymru Premier champions Connah's Quay Nomads. The 19-year-old midfielder, who joined on loan from Cardiff, made an impressive first showing according to Chesterfield, who said: “I was delighted with him.

Wrexham's Adi Yussuf Revved Up For FA Cup Return To Old Club Solihull Motors

Adi Yussuf, Wrexham’s Tanzanian international, is on an FA Cup mission this weekend and the striker has special opponents in his sights. The Dragons have been drawn against Yussuf’s former club Solihull Moors away in the Emirates FA Cup fourth qualifying round.

Mason Jones' UFC Dream Realised After His Call To Arms Answered

Mason Jones has become the latest Welshman to join the UFC after earning a four-fight deal. The Blaenavon fighter called for his chance in MMA's premier series after becoming a Cage Warriors two-weight champ in September.

Jay Harris Got 'Buzzed'...And Is Now Waiting For The Bell For World Title Shot

Jay Harris was made to battle all the way as he made a winning return to the ring in the MTK fight night. The Swansea fighter said he was 'buzzed' after a stinging left-hook from Marcel Braithwaite in the fourth round rocked him to his roots.

Amy Clinton Shooting For The Top With Celtic Dragons

Shooter Amy Clinton has re-signed for Celtic Dragons for the Vitality Netball Superleague season. The former England U21 player, who joined from Loughborough Lightning last season, appeared in all three of the 2020 games before the COVID-19 suspension.

Gareth Bale Has No "Beautiful Chair" And May Get Splinters In His Backside Says Jose Mourinho

Gareth Bale Has No “Beautiful Char” And May Get Splinters In His Backside Says Jose Mourinho
Gareth Bale has been warned he may have to get used to an uncomfortable subs’ bench as often as a “beautiful chair” at Tottenham. The suggestion was made by Spurs manager Jose Mourinho in the wake of Bale’s second debut for the club following his loan move from Real Madrid. Mourinho did not think the introduction of the Wales captain was the catalyst for his side’s late capitulation against West Ham.

Stevie Williams . . . From Darkness And Pain To The Start Line In Spain

Two Welshmen will be on the start line when the Vuelta a Espana begins on Tuesday in Irun near Bibao. Steve Williams and Scott Davies will both be riding for Team Bahrain McLaren, but for Williams just competing in a three-week Grand Tour has already been a major accomplishment and testament to teamwork, as he tells Owen Morgan. World Tour team cyclist Stevie Williams benefitted from a career-saving collaboration between Sport Wales and his Team Bahrain McLaren outfit which has helped him return from a long-term injury. One of Britain's most promising young riders, Williams' career had been put on hold for 18-months by a mystery knee problem shortly after signing for Team Bahrain McLaren - one of the sport's top teams.

FIFA

The DAIsolate Cup Is Up And Running . . . As Welsh Football Gets Stronger Together (On-Line)

The first round proper of The DAIsolate Cup - Ammanford AFC's FIFA tournament - threw up some intriguing ties and introduced a promising comedy double act from Lee Trundle and Dylan Ebenezer. With all football suspended for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus crisis, the Welsh League One outfit... Read More

No Football? Then Get Involved In The DAIsolate Cup . . . Thanks To Ammanford AFC

Welsh footballers and fans left twiddling their thumbs have been offered a chance to get competitive again – and raise funds for local food banks and NHS staff. Ammanford AFC have come up with a brilliant idea for the football-starved during the coronavirus crisis, with an on-line tournament called The... Read More

Neil Warnock Shifts Focus Towards Climbing Table As Cardiff Confirm Sala Appeal

Neil Warnock wants his Cardiff City players to bridge the gap between high-flying West Brom and his team this week so he can put his feet up for the next fortnight. Cardiff – who have confirmed they are to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after being told... Read More

Cardiff City Wait For FIFA Details On Emiliano Sala £5.3m Verdict Before Considering Appeal

Cardiff City are seeking more information from FIFA before deciding whether or not to appeal the decision they must pay the first £5.3million to Nantes for Emiliano Sala. The club want to learn whether or not the demand is a one-off sum, or if it commits them to paying the... Read More

Aussie Referee Jarred Takes Charge Of Bluebirds Championship Clash Against Huddersfield

Australian referee Jarred Gillett, a five-times Aussie ref of the year, takes charge of Cardiff City’s Championship home match against Huddersfield Town this evening. He is the first foreign referee to officiate in the English Football League. Gillett, 32, has been on the Australian A-League rota since 2010 and joined the Fifa... Read More

Wales Women Take On Bosnian World Cup Challenge

Manager Jayne Ludlow and her Wales team aim to extend their World Women’s Cup unbeaten run against Bosnia Herzegovina on Tuesday (12.30pm). They won 1-0 against Kazakhstan at home on Friday to stay top of group one, ahead of England, and Ludlow says: “We’ll have a certain game plan now in... Read More
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