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.
No Ordinary Joes . . . Joe Ledley Backs Joe Allen To Defy Medics And Make World Cup Impact For Wales
Joe Allen has been backed by Joe Ledley to defy medical predictions – and help guide Wales on another major tournament adventure. Swansea City midfielder Allen has given Wales fans a major boost by taking part in training in Qatar after two months sidelined with a hamstring injury. If he... Read More
Welsh football fans will hope to raise a glass to honour the players out in Qatar next week, but admirers of Joe Ledley can start now. The former Wales star and legendary fans’ favourite will be guest of honour at a wine-tasting through sport event in Penarth on Wednesday night.... Read More
Aaron Ramsey should still be playing at Juventus, claims his former Wales teammate Joe Ledley. Ramsey completed a deadline day move from Turin to Glasgow on Monday where he will become the biggest name in Scottish football after signing on loan with Rangers until the end of the season. The... Read More
Joe Ledley has revealed he has returned to Newport County to repay a debt. The former Wales midfielder has joined the League Two club for the rest of the season after using the club as a training base a year ago before a spell playing in Australia. Now, the 34-year-old... Read More
Cardiff City host Bristol City this evening - a match that usually comes served with plenty of spice . Terry Phillips reflects one tasty rivalry - that between former Robins striker Andy Cole and the Bluebirds that would later lead to a confrontation with Cardiff captain Darren Purse. It was 5pm-ish... Read More
Newport County have signed midfielder Dale Gorman from League Two rivals Leyton Orient on loan until the end of the season. The 23-year-old has played 17 matches for Orient this season, but has not figured since their 4-2 defeat to Forest Green Rovers in November. A Northern Ireland international at... Read More