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.
Harry Darling Is A "Brilliant Investment" For Swansea City And A Player Heading For The Top, Says Russell Martin
Russell Martin considers Swansea City have made a very shrewd investment in Harry Darling – a player the coach reckons is heading for the very top. The Swans are understood to have paid MK Dons £1.3m for 22-year-old centre back Darling, who was a key player for the Dons last... Read More
Olivier Ntcham has been backed to lead a Swansea City resurgence in the second half of the season after Russell Martin revealed the French star had rejected a big money move to Russia. The Swans head coach is predicting Ntcham will become a growing influence at the club as they... Read More
By Paul Jones Andy Fisher insists the possession-based football played at Swansea City was a major draw in convincing him to move from MK Dons. The goalkeeper – who has stepped up from League One to follow his former head coach Russell Martin for a fee that could rise to £500,000 –... Read More
Russell Martin has admitted he needs to bring in fresh blood if Swansea City are to prevent their current slump becoming a full blown crisis. The Swans head coach has been linked with a number of players in the January transfer window as he tries to halt a slide that... Read More
By Lucy Rees Max Watters is "really excited" about returning to Cardiff following a spell on loan with Milton Keynes Dons. The 22-year-old - who joined last year for £1 million - was loaned out to MK Dons at the start of the season. "I spoke to the manager and he said that... Read More
Swansea City new boy Flynn Downes reckons the pass masters will soon be back and it will be torture for the opposition. The club’s £1.5m signing from Ipswich believes new head coach Russell Martin can take the Swans back to the time when they used to kill teams through death... Read More