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.
By Owen Morgan Competition opportunities on home soil may currently be few and far between due to COVID measures, but that didn't stop Welsh athletes producing outstanding performances away from their homeland at the weekend. Leading the way were Jenny Nesbitt and Osian Perrin who chalked up new Welsh and United Kingdom... Read More
Nesbitt, Perrin, And Hughes Help Team GB Win Gold And Bronze At The European Cross Country Championships
By Owen Morgan Jenny Nesbitt and Osian Perrin claimed team golds while Cari Hughes won team bronze as all three Welsh athletes competing at the European Cross Country Championships returned home with medals. Perrin led the way in the first race of the day on his Great Britain cross country debut as... Read More
By Owen Morgan Four Welsh athletes have been named to the Great Britain team for next months European Cross Country Championships. Charlotte Arter and Cari Hughes have joined Jenny Nesbitt and Osian Perrin, who gained automatic selection thanks to their performances at the British Athletics Cross Challenge fixture at Liverpool on Saturday. Nesbitt... Read More
Tom Marshall Holds Off Rising Star Osian Perrin (Just) To Become Welsh Champion Again After Thrilling Race
Tom Marshall won his 16th Welsh title across all running disciplines on Sunday in one of the closest races of his illustrious career. The Cardiff middle distance star has moved up to run 5,000m on the track this season after making his name primarily over 800 and 1500m. But he... Read More