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Gerwyn Price Bows Out Of Players Championship In Semi-Finals

Gerwyn Price saw his hopes of winning the Ladbrokes Players Championships Finals dashed after a 11-8 semi-final defeat to defending champ Michael van Gerwen. The 35-year-old looked to have a good chance of avenging last year's defeat in the final to the Dutch darter after taking an 8-6 lead at Coventry's Ricoh Arena.

Black Eyed Connor Roberts Sums Up Swansea Spirit, Says Steve Cooper

Connor Roberts earned a shiner, a winning goal, and the praise of his manager after his courage paved the way for victory at Nottingham Forest. The Wales full-back scored with a superb header – bravely climbing over far taller Sammy Ameobi in the 43rd minute – as the Swans went fourth in table with their first triumph at the City Ground in nine meetings since a 2006 League One triumph. Roberts celebrated from a prone position on the ground then needed lengthy treatment before recovering from a bang in the face and head coach Steve Cooper said: “I thought Connor’s goal epitomised the performance.

Don't Go Nuts, Be Patient Johnny Williams Tells Wales Fans

Wales try-scorer Johnny Williams has told fans not to go nut but stay patient as they rebuild under head coach Wayne Pivac. The Scarlets centre impressed in only his second Test match appearance in the 24-13 defeat to England at Parc y Scarlets.

Michael Flynn v Jurgen Klopp . . . That's The Newport FA Cup Wish List

Liverpool fan Michael Flynn is hoping the FA Cup draw delivers a touchline tango with Jurgen Klopp. Flynn and Newport County’s love affair with the Cup continues after they reached the third round for the four successive season thanks to a 3-0 win over Salford City at Rodney Parade. Now, Flynn - a self-confessed Liverpool nut - will be dreaming of a draw against Klopp’s men in the next round.

Turning Point? We're Still On The Long, Hard Road Ahead, Says Cardiff City's Neil Harris

Neil Harris insists turning points only become apparent when you’re way down the road. For that reason, the Cardiff City manager is refusing to talk about significant changes in direction for his team – or himself – despite the emphatic nature of their 4-0 victory at home to Luton Town. The pressure had been building on Harris, but he underlined it hasn’t gone away simply because of this result and his team need to continue their momentum at home to Huddersfield on Tuesday night.

Zoe Backstedt Czech Mates Her Cyclo-Cross Rivals With Stunning World Cup Victory

Zoe Backstedt launched her UCI cyclo-cross World Cup season off to a stunning start with victory in the Czech Republic. The 16-year-old from Pontyclun took victory for Britain by 11 seconds in Tabor in the inaugural junior women's race.

We're Making Progress, Insists Wales Coach Wayne Pivac . . . Just Ask The Players

Wayne Pivac insists Wales are making progress and his players are fully behind him, despite seven defeats in his nine matches in charge. The Wales coach suffered his latest setback with a 24-13 reverse against England at Parc y Scarlets and although it was a much-improved performance by Wales, they were unable to threaten a team currently seven places above them in the world rankings. Pivac, though insists his captain, Alun Wyn Jones, and his players are fully behind him along the bumpy road to transformation from the Warren Gatland era.

Wrexham Keeper Rob Lainton Released From Hospital After Being Knocked Out At Bromley

Wrexham keeper Rob Lainton was allowed to travel home tonight after being taken to hospital having been knocked unconscious against Bromley. The National League game was stopped for 30 minutes with both teams leaving the pitch as Lainton was being treated by medics.

Time Running Out To Make Nominations For Welsh Athletics Performance Of The Year Award

Athletics action may have been at a premium during 2020, but that hasn't stopped Welsh athletes producing some outstanding performances. In order the celebrate their achievements during this strangest of all years, Welsh Athletics has introduced a new award - performance of the year.

Wales Look To Johnny Williams . . . Who Says He Is Better Red Than Dead Set For England

Johnny Williams has scored more tries in a white shirt than he has in a red one – but he insists there will be no regrets when he lines up for Wales against England today. The Scarlets centre once touched down in an England jersey, with a red rose on his chest, but he says the heart beating beneath always stirred to the land of his father. Williams – who has beaten testicular cancer to reach rugby’s highest level – insists he is Welsh through and through as he prepares to take on the country of his birth.

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Newport Focus On Fifth Wembley Game In Eight Years

Newport County are firmly focussed on Wembley Stadium. They take on Salford City at home in the leasing.com Challenge Cup semi-final on Tuesday - and the winners will earn a place in the final. The cup clash could be a welcome break from SkyBet League Two football for manager Michael Flynn... Read More

Newport Manager Flynn Searching For Free Agent Full-Back - And He Needs New Defender In Quickly

Newport County manager Michael Flynn is hunting down free agents - and he needs to move fast. He needs a right-back before this Saturday’s SkyBet League Two trip to Mansfield Town because he has Dan Leadbitter and Ashley Baker out injured. “We think Dan has a bad hamstring tear so he could... Read More

'Flynny Does Cracking Job' For Newport Says Darrell

Darrell Clarke believes his Walsall players are in for a tough time against Newport County at Rodney Parade this evening (Tuesday). Former Salisbury City and Bristol Rovers manager Clarke, who took over from current Wrexham team boss Dean Keates at Walsall, says: “Newport have a really dodgy pitch if seeing it... Read More

Manager Flynn's Newport Verdict: 'We Were Brilliant Against Mansfield, But Not For Long Enough'

Newport County 2, Mansfield Town 2 Michael Flynn was delighted with his team for most of Newport County’s home draw against promotion favourites Mansfield Town at Rodney Parade. “We were brilliant for 90 per cent of the match,” said manager Flynn. “We should have scored more goals. "We came out after half-time and... Read More

Ex-Bluebird Nicky Aims To Strike For Mansfield In League Two Opener Against Newport At Rodney Parade

Former Bluebirds striker Nicky Maynard is the big threat to Newport County on the opening day of their League Two season. County are looking for their first three-points haul on opening day since 2013 when they host Mansfield Town at Rodney Parade.  The Exiles will hope to improve upon a record of... Read More

Flynn Delight Over 'Coup' Signing Of Geordie Defender

Michael Flynn is ecstatic about his newest Newport County player. The Exiles manager has signed Geordie defender Daniel Leadbitter on a two-year contract. "Daniel is a big signing for us,” says Flynn. “It is a big coup for us.  “He is extremely fit and quick. We have beaten off competition for Daniel... Read More
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