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.
Wales Manager Robert Page To Examine Ukraine Threat . . . Ahead Of Potential Play-Off Clash In Cardiff
By Jared Evitts Rob Page has finally got the chance to run the rule over potential World Cup play-off final rivals Ukraine this summer thanks to a decision to allow the top footballers in the under-siege nation to go on a tour of some of Europe’s top clubs. Wales are scheduled to... Read More
Wales manager Robert Page has described the prospect of facing England at the World Cup as “mouth-watering”. The Dragons are one match away from making their first World Cup appearance since 1958 following a Gareth Bale-inspired 2-1 victory against Austria last month. Wales will meet Scotland or Ukraine for a... Read More
Wales are one win from “living the dream” at the World Cup and manager Robert Page says they would have to “strip the emotions away” were they to meet war-torn Ukraine for a place in Qatar. Page’s side booked their place in the World Cup play-off final by beating Austria... Read More
Neco Williams Dreams Of World Cup Qualification . . . As Gareth Bale's Presence Boosts Younger Generation
Neco Williams says it would be a “dream come true” for Wales to qualify for the 2022 World Cup and end their 64-year wait to grace the tournament. Wales host Austria in a World Cup play-off semi-final at the Cardiff City Stadium on Thursday. The winners will play Scotland or... Read More
By Gareth James Wales’ road to the World Cup finals in Qatar looks certain to be delayed by the continuing war in Ukraine. Robert Page’s side was due to face the winners of the Scotland v Ukraine play-off on March 29 if Wales can overcome Austria five days earlier. Both matches are scheduled... Read More
Wales could be drawn in a World Cup qualifying group with England next month. The seedings for the European section of qualification for Qatar 2022 were confirmed on Friday morning, and left open the possibility of some old rivalries being renewed. Wales have moved two places up the world rankings... Read More