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.
Matthew Maynard insists Glamorgan are still reaping the rewards of a positive approach to their County Championship campaign despite their latest defeat. The Welsh county lost by 58 runs to Durham in a match they looked well placed to win at the start of the final day. Instead, they were bowled out for just 137 with England Test hopeful Matty Potts taking 7-40, to leave Glamorgan in third place in Division Two with two wins, two defeats and two draws from their opening six matches.
By Rob Carbon Newport County boss James Rowberry has moved swiftly to fill the gap in his backroom staff following the departure of assistant manager Wayne Hatswell by enticing Carl Serrant to join him from Cardiff City. The two men worked together at the Championship club, where Serrant spent five years on... Read More
Newport County manager Mike Flynn remained upbeat despite his team suffering a first defeat of the season at Mansfield on Saturday. The men from Rodney Parade had started the 2020-21 campaign with back-to-back 1-0 away wins, but a third straight trip on the road proved a step too far. Mansfield goals... Read More
Newport County goalkeeper Tom King believes Forest Green Rovers will badly miss former Rodney Parade hero Jamille Matt when the two clubs clash in the play-offs. County clinched their place in the League Two mini-series after a 1-1 draw at Southend at the weekend, where they were indebted to King... Read More
Mike Flynn has told his Newport County team there are no medals for those who stumble at the final hurdle. Flynn’s promotion-chasers play their final match of the season today with their League Two play-off fate very much in their own hands. The Exiles travel to face already-relegated Southend United... Read More
Mike Flynn Brands Rodney Parade Pitch Bog Standard ...But Doesn't Blame It For Newport County's Latest Defeat
Newport County boss Mike Flynn branded the Rodney Parade pitch the worst of his career but insisted it was not at fault for a 2-0 defeat by Forest Green Rovers. The Exiles chief saw his side's poor LeagueTwo form continue but refused to make an excuse out of the sorry... Read More
Wayne Hatswell Says Disappointed Newport County Will Bounce Back After Being Held By Nine-Man Exeter City
Assistant manager Wayne Hatswell... Read More