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.
It’s coming. D-day for Wales in their bid to make the World Cup finals. But few things are certain about this fixture, including the eventual full starting team that manager Robert Page will plump for. Daniel Parker reckons nine are nailed on, but two more will keep us guessing .... Read More
Welsh football chief Noel Mooney has come in for heavy criticism from Wales fans following the announcement that TV rights for Wales matches have been sold to a subscription streaming service. Mooney – the Football Association of Wales chief executive – tweeted on Wednesday morning that “UEFA had sold the rights... Read More
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
Derby County's Wayne Rooney Tells Wales Boss Rob Page To "Get Over" Previous History With Tom Lawrence
Wayne Rooney has urged Wales manager Rob Page to “get over” any personal history with Tom Lawrence and recall Derby County’s captain. Lawrence has not played for Wales for almost a year since Page left him out of the squad for last summer’s delayed Euro finals. Derby manager Rooney –... Read More
Wales Boss Rob Page Hails "Bright Sparks" Rubin Colwill and Brennan Johnson. . . As Unbeaten Home Run Is Extended To 18 Matches
By Paul Jones Robert Page hailed his stand-in strikeforce after Wales preserved their long unbeaten home record with a friendly draw against the Czech Republic. Brennan Johnson starred, Rubin Colwill scored his first Wales goal and Rabbi Matondo showed his pace as Daniel James and Aaron Ramsey sat out the night and... Read More
Rabbi Matondo is learning the knuckleball secrets from Gareth Bale a year after a knucklehead decision cost him his place in the Wales squad. Matondo is set to face the Czech Republic on Tuesday, as Wales seek to ride the wave from their stunning Bale-inspired World Cup play-off victory over... Read More