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.
Cardiff City Boss Steve Morison Insists The Positive Of A Dull 0-0 At Home Is That Earlier In The Season, It Would Have Been 0-1
Cardiff keeper Alex Smithies dented Preston’s hopes of making the play-offs but bosses Steve Morison and Ryan Lowe reckoned both teams could have called a truce after 60 seconds. This was a game that had 0-0 not just written all over it, but under it and through it - like... Read More
By Gareth James Steve Morison is eyeing up a double hat-trick for his Cardiff City side when they host Preston today. The Bluebirds have already beaten the Lilywhites twice this season and a third win could lift them above arch-rivals Swansea ahead of their derby clash in the Welsh capital next month. Morison... Read More
Swansea City Facing Cardiff City Weekend Eclipse . . . But Matt Grimes Reckons It's The Long Game That Counts
Matt Grimes has issued a staunch defence of Swansea’s topsy-turvy season and has insisted the club are on the right path. The Swans’ 5-1 midweek thrashing by Fulham followed back-to-back victories for Russell Martin’s side and was indicative of a campaign where consistency of either results or performance has been... Read More
Russell Martin has paid tribute to Swansea City’s fans, claiming they inspired his team to victory after returning to their home stadium for the first time in seven weeks. Ryan Manning's superb long-range strike was enough to seal all three points for Swansea as they overcame Preston 1-0. Manning's 51st-minute strike was... Read More
By Paul Jones Steve Morison has admitted he gave Isaak Davies “tough love” last month but hopes his young Cardiff City striker will continue to respond by becoming an FA Cup hero against Liverpool. Davies scored one of the Bluebirds’ two goals in their 2-1 extra-time victory over Preston on Sunday –... Read More
Rubin Colwill must step up and fill the void left by the departed loan star Ryan Giles for Cardiff City to prosper in the second half of the season. That’s the view of Giles’ namesake, David Giles, with the former Bluebird and Wales international urging Colwill to rise to the... Read More