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Angry Wayne Rooney Will Miss Derby's Clash With Cardiff City

Wayne Rooney said he is 'angry and disappointed' having been forced to self-isolate meaning he will miss Derby County's clash with Cardiff City. The former England skipper does not have COVID-19 but will have to self-isolate for 10 days after a friend who visited him at home last week tested positive for this virus

Welsh Premier League And Wales Women's Teams Facing "Firebreak" Shutdown

Welsh Premier League And Wales Women’s Teams Facing “Firebreak” Shutdown
Welsh domestic men’s and women’s international football is facing shutdown for a month as a result of the new “firebreak” lockdown imposed by Welsh Government. Fully professional sport – defined as those who earn their living through sport – will be allowed to continue during the new restrictions which come in at 6pm on October 23 and last until November 9. That means EFL clubs Cardiff City, Swansea City and Newport County will be allowed to still play matches, as will the Wales national rugby team and regions.

Jake Smith Still In Shock After Awesome Welsh Record But Already Targeting Track In Tokyo

Jake Smith admits he is still in a state of shock after his Welsh Half Marathon record-breaking run in Poland. The 22-year-old Cardiff-based runner shattered Steve Jones's 34-year-old mark just weeks after becoming Welsh qualified.

Sam Bowen Can Be A Barry Bonus, Says Gavin Chesterfield

Barry Town United manager Gavin Chesterfield is expecting Sam Bowen to make a big impact at the club this season. The Barry boss handed a debut to Bowen – the son of former Swansea , Birmingham and Cardiff City player Jason Bowen – in last weekend’s goalless draw at home to Cymru Premier champions Connah's Quay Nomads. The 19-year-old midfielder, who joined on loan from Cardiff, made an impressive first showing according to Chesterfield, who said: “I was delighted with him.

Wrexham's Adi Yussuf Revved Up For FA Cup Return To Old Club Solihull Motors

Adi Yussuf, Wrexham’s Tanzanian international, is on an FA Cup mission this weekend and the striker has special opponents in his sights. The Dragons have been drawn against Yussuf’s former club Solihull Moors away in the Emirates FA Cup fourth qualifying round.

Mason Jones' UFC Dream Realised After His Call To Arms Answered

Mason Jones has become the latest Welshman to join the UFC after earning a four-fight deal. The Blaenavon fighter called for his chance in MMA's premier series after becoming a Cage Warriors two-weight champ in September.

Jay Harris Got 'Buzzed'...And Is Now Waiting For The Bell For World Title Shot

Jay Harris was made to battle all the way as he made a winning return to the ring in the MTK fight night. The Swansea fighter said he was 'buzzed' after a stinging left-hook from Marcel Braithwaite in the fourth round rocked him to his roots.

Amy Clinton Shooting For The Top With Celtic Dragons

Shooter Amy Clinton has re-signed for Celtic Dragons for the Vitality Netball Superleague season. The former England U21 player, who joined from Loughborough Lightning last season, appeared in all three of the 2020 games before the COVID-19 suspension.

Gareth Bale Has No "Beautiful Chair" And May Get Splinters In His Backside Says Jose Mourinho

Gareth Bale Has No “Beautiful Char” And May Get Splinters In His Backside Says Jose Mourinho
Gareth Bale has been warned he may have to get used to an uncomfortable subs’ bench as often as a “beautiful chair” at Tottenham. The suggestion was made by Spurs manager Jose Mourinho in the wake of Bale’s second debut for the club following his loan move from Real Madrid. Mourinho did not think the introduction of the Wales captain was the catalyst for his side’s late capitulation against West Ham.

Stevie Williams . . . From Darkness And Pain To The Start Line In Spain

Two Welshmen will be on the start line when the Vuelta a Espana begins on Tuesday in Irun near Bibao. Steve Williams and Scott Davies will both be riding for Team Bahrain McLaren, but for Williams just competing in a three-week Grand Tour has already been a major accomplishment and testament to teamwork, as he tells Owen Morgan. World Tour team cyclist Stevie Williams benefitted from a career-saving collaboration between Sport Wales and his Team Bahrain McLaren outfit which has helped him return from a long-term injury. One of Britain's most promising young riders, Williams' career had been put on hold for 18-months by a mystery knee problem shortly after signing for Team Bahrain McLaren - one of the sport's top teams.

Scot Bennett

Newport Insist Scot Bennett Will Be Ready For Cambridge Exam

Scot Bennett will be fit to play at Cambridge on Saturday despite being substituted in the first-half of Newport County’s 5-0 EFL Trophy home drubbing by Norwich U21 on Tuesday. Manager Michael Flynn admitted he had hauled off the experienced defender in the 32nd minute as a precaution ahead of the... Read More

Mike Flynn Starts The Newport County Rebuild With Scot Bennett As Foundation

Newport County manager Michael Flynn believes he has taken an important step in rebuilding his squad for the new season, having re-signed defender Scot Bennett. Having already seen Jamille Matt slip through his fingers when the striker moved to League Two rivals Forest Green Rovers, Flynn was determined to secure... Read More

Newport County Still In Dark Over Any Squad Re-Build After Losing Six Players

Newport County still have no idea when they will be able to strengthen their squad after losing six players this week. The League Two club said farewell to out-of-contract first teamers – including key men Jamille Matt and Scot Bennett – due to the growing uncertainty over their financial position.... Read More

Thierry Henry Backs Pal Michael Flynn's Newport County For Success

World Cup winner Thierry Henry says Newport County will make progress in League Two after their Great Escape last season. French ace Henry is a close pal of County manager Michael Flynn after they met at the Uefa Pro Licence coaching course run by the Football Association of Wales in Newport. The... Read More