Brennan Johnson insists Wales can shock England and keep their World Cup dream alive. Wales’ hopes of making the knockout stages were left hanging by a thread after losing 2-0 to Iran. England’s goalless draw with the United States on Friday night means that Wales still have a path to the round of 16, but qualification is out of their own hands unless they beat Gareth Southgate’s side by a four-goal margin.
It must have felt a long way from Tylorstown as Robert Page starred out towards the world's media and tried to explain how the heady optimism of just 16 ago had evaporated under a hot Arabian sun. Little more than two weeks ago, the Wales manager was in his home village, announcing the squad he would take to take to a World Cup finals, the first Wales manager to do so for 64 years. Now, that adventure already seems to drawing to a close after just two games following a 2-0 to Iran which was unexpected, but felt feasible from the moment Kieffer Moore missed an early opportunity.
Daniel James says he owes his World Cup place to his late father Kevan and will be thinking about him when Wales start their tournament on Monday. James’ father Kevan died suddenly at the age of 60 in May 2019, just as the winger was on the verge of joining... Read More
Matty Jones has been announced as the new Wales U21 head coach. The former Wales midfielder, who has worked with the FAW at U18 level and with manager Gemma Grainger and the women’s national side, will take up the role immediately and be in charge for a friendly against Austria... Read More
Swansea City Boss Russell Martin Insists His Best Move Was To Put Leeds United On Mute Over Joel Piroe
Russell Martin reckons the best move Swansea City made during the transfer window was to give Leeds United the brush off when they came calling for Joel Piroe. After a 1-0 home win over QPR, the Swans head coach was full of praise and admiration for his Dutch striker, who... Read More
Dan James "Feels Terrible" . . . And Red Card Means His Next Games Will Be For Wales, Not Leeds United
Dan James “feels terrible” over the red card that has ruled the Wales star out of Leeds United’s crucial Premier League run-in. Leeds manager Jesse Marsch revealed James’s regret over his lunge at Chelsea’s Mateo Kovacic during Wednesday night’s 3-0 home defeat for the Yorkshire club at Elland Road. Replays... Read More
Cody Drameh’s Premier League quality can help Cardiff City pull away from the Championship relegation zone, insists manager Steve Morison. Drameh has completed a loan move from Leeds United until the end of the season and the 20-year-old could make his debut this weekend at home to high-flying Blackburn Rovers.... Read More
By Paul Jones Dan James' Euro 2020 experience has made him all the more determined to fire Wales to next years World Cup in Qatar. Gareth Bale's dramatic stoppage-time hat-trick goal sealed a thrilling 3-2 qualifying win over Belarus in Kazan on Sunday, keeping hopes of Qatar 2022 qualification on track. Robert Page's side... Read More