Wales may be about to have their first shot at World Cup glory in 64 years, but manager Robert Page, is already looking to a future built around the likes of Bennan Johnson. As Page prepares for the do-or-die play-off against either Scotland or Ukraine, he also has a mind on the younger generation. The caretaker boss - whose own deal with Wales only runs as far as the end of the World Cup campaign - has heaped praise on fit-again Kieffer Moore, and believes he can bring something different to the team, but has stressed the importance of preparing the younger players in the squad for the future of Welsh football.
"It's what we have been training for and preparing for a long time, so it’s both nerve-wracking and exciting.” Those are the words of Welsh rhythmic gymnast Gemma Frizelle as she and her team-mates prepare for a massive next three weeks. First up is the Rhythmic Gymnastics British Championships in Telford this weekend, followed a fortnight later by the Welsh Championships in Cardiff.
Tesni Evans faces the biggest task in women’s squash on Tuesday night when takes on world No.1 Nouran Gohar at the World Championships. Welsh No.1 Evans – who is seeded 13 at the tournament in Cairo – has shown good form so far in overcoming Poland’s Karina Tyma and Coline Aumard of France in reaching the last 16. But she will have to produce the form of her life to unseat Gohar in front of her home Egyptian fans at the Club S Allegria.
Matthew Maynard insists Glamorgan are still reaping the rewards of a positive approach to their County Championship campaign despite their latest defeat. The Welsh county lost by 58 runs to Durham in a match they looked well placed to win at the start of the final day. Instead, they were bowled out for just 137 with England Test hopeful Matty Potts taking 7-40, to leave Glamorgan in third place in Division Two with two wins, two defeats and two draws from their opening six matches.
Swansea City Boss Russell Martin Insists: The Pressure Is All On Cardiff . . . As Countdown Starts To Welsh Derby Clash
Swansea City manager Russell Martin expects his side to be a much improved outfit when they take to the Cardiff City Stadium turf for the South Wales derby in two weeks’ time. The Swans are without a fixture until April 2 due to the international break and Martin is confident... Read More
By Fraser Watson The game was merely seconds old when the ball arrived at the feet of Blackburn skipper Darragh Lenihan. Deep in the right-back position, he shaped to launch a ball up-field, only for Jamie Paterson to rush forward and hurl himself in the way. The block came to nothing as... Read More
Swansea City manager Russell Martin has revealed that Jamie Paterson will return to the first-team fray following his side's 1-0 home defeat to Luton Town. Paterson, so influential for the Swans pre-Christmas, has missed the six last games after seemingly falling out with the club over the terms of his... Read More
Swansea City Resigned To Selling Jamie Paterson Either Now Or In The Summer As Dispute Fatigue Sets In
Swansea City appear resigned to the fact that Jamie Paterson has played his final game for the club. But the midfielder – who has been the subject of two unsuccessful bids from Queens Park Rangers – will not be allowed to leave in this transfer window unless the London club... Read More
Jamie Paterson has insisted he is not a diver and he should not have been booked in Swansea City’s 1-0 defeat to Middlesbrough. The Swans midfielder was shown a yellow card for simulation in the first-half of the weekend loss at the Riverside Stadium after tumbling under a challenge from... Read More
Swansea City Boss Russell Martin Reveals The Secret Behind Jamie Paterson's Form. . . As The Swans Look To Get Back To Winning Ways Against Middlesbrough
By Tom Prosser Russell Martin says the Swansea City fans have played a key part in Jamie Paterson’s success so far this season and he hopes his fine form continues as the Swans look to get back on track away to Middlesbrough on Saturday. The manager cites the “instant connection” between Paterson... Read More