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.
By Hannah Blackwell Gemma Grainger has applauded the strides being made by her Wales team after they booked their place in the Pinatar Cup semi-finals in Spain. The Wales manager was full of praise for her players after they came back from a goal behind to beat Scotland 3-1, with two goals... Read More
By Lucy Rees Wales manager, Gemma Grainger has announced a 26-player squad for the 2022 Pinatar Cup - including fit-again Rachel Rowe. Wales are to face Scotland in the opening match of the competition, a tournament they have entered for the first time. Kicking off on Wednesday 16 February, Wales will play three... Read More
Gemma Grainger has praised her Wales players for delivering one of the best displays since she took charge, despite their 2-0 defeat to France on Tuesday night. It was a first loss of the Women’s World Cup qualifying campaign for Wales and it leaves them unlikely to finish top of... Read More
Jess Fishlock has sparked a debate on equal pay for Wales international footballers across the men’s and women’s teams. Fishlock – the most capped player in Welsh football history with 127 appearances and recently voted the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the American league – would like to see appearance... Read More
Wales' Midfielder Jess Fishlock Named In Squad For Greece And France Matches After Picking Up NWSL Most Valuable Player
By Lucy Rees Jess Fishlock will be included in Wales Women's squad to face Greece & France following on from being named the National Women's Soccer League's (NWSL) most valuable player. Fishlock who plays for OL Reign and Wales as a midfielder was announced NWSL most valuable player earlier this week and... Read More
Wales Star Jess Fishlock Says It's "Heart-breaking" To See The Abuse Aimed At Women Footballers. . .As The FAW and Welsh Government Join Forces To Tackle The Problem
By Tom Prosser Welsh football star Jess Fishlock says “It’s Heart-breaking to see the abuse aimed at female footballers who are playing purely for their love of the game”- this has led to The Football Association of Wales and the Welsh Government joining forces to tackling online hate towards girls and women. “Trying... Read More