Rhys Jones has described being selected for a third Commonwealth Games as his “gold medal moment”. Anything else he achieves on the Alexander Stadium track in Birmingham this summer will be a bonus, says the para sprinter.
So, the Ryan Giggs Wales era has officially ended. It was an announcement which almost certainly represents a full-stop conclusion to the strained 30-year association between the Cardiffian and his national football team. The word “officially” is important here: in both practical and emotional terms Robert Page is already Wales manager.
Profits made from Wales qualifying for the World Cup – expected to be around £4m - will go into improving grassroots facilities, the Football Association of Wales have pledged. The overall commercial revenue from Wales reaching their first finals of the tournament for 64 years could be at least £10m, it has been estimated. But the guaranteed part of that income – which comes from the FIFA prize money pot – will go straight into benefitting the game at lower levels.
By Tom Prosser It has been a difficult week for Newport County who are now without seven players due to Covid protocols ahead of their clash with Leyton Orient at Rodney Parade on Saturday. On top of that, County boss Michael Flynn has had to deal with availability issues surrounding the use... Read More
Tristan Abrahams Leaves Newport County For Leyton Orient As Michael Flynn Tries To Shuffle His Cards
Newport County striker Tristan Abrahams has joined fellow League Two club Leyton Orient on loan until the end of the season. Abrahams, who has made 28 appearances for County this season and scored eight goals, will spend the remainder of the campaign at the London club, where he began his... Read More
Cardiff City, Swansea City and Newport County should learn more about plans to re-start the football season after talks on Tuesday. The Football League clubs are scheduled to hold a conference call and plans for the resolution of the season are expected to be discussed, with reports suggesting some League... Read More
The Justin Edinburgh Stand at Leyton Orient – and a tight match between his former clubs - was a fitting tribute to the former Newport County boss, according to current Orient manager Ross Embleton. County fell to a 2-1 League Two defeat on Saturday, as a new stand at the... 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
Newport County and Leyton Orient pay tribute to their former manager before they clash in SkyBet League Two action at Rodney Parade this afternoon. Edinburgh led both clubs to promotion from non-League football into League Two with Newport going up in 2013 and Orient last season before his death in June... Read More