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.
By David Williams Russell Martin has hailed his team’s courage in sticking to their principles following Swansea City’s much needed 2-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion. The Swans head coach had suffered a difficult time on the road, losing the three previous matches by a combined total of nine goals conceded and... Read More
Under fire Cardiff City boss Mick McCarthy admitted he rang up Steve Bruce before his 1,000th game as a manger because he wanted “to speak to someone who is feeling worse than me”. For Bruce it was 1,000 and out after the 3-2 home defeat for Newcastle United against Spurs and... Read More
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce admitted he thought he had become another victim of Newport County’s celebrated ambushes last night until he was rescued by his team. The Magpies boss praised County and opposite number Michael Flynn for another tenacious and inspired display which came so close to adding to the... Read More
Newcastle United Enter The Land Of Fallen Giants . . . And Newport's Hit Man Says His Axe Feels Sharp
Tristan Abrahams intends to add another grisly chapter to Newport County’s big book of butchered giants at Rodney Parade tonight. The County striker knows his club have made such killings so commonplace they have absolutely nothing to fear against Premier League Newcastle United. There may be no fans present at the normally... Read More
By Paul Jones Steve Bruce has been warned not to expect anything friendlier than a touchline elbow bump when his Newcastle United team visit Newport County tomorrow night. County are in the mood for creating more Carabao Cup shocks, having already dumped Watford out of the competition and with recent Cup heroics... Read More
Former Swansea City defender Federico Fernandez has been given another year’s contract by Newcastle United – further suggesting he was undersold by the Swans when he was let go for just £6m two years ago. The 31-year-old Argentinian defender is the third senior player to extend his stay a St... Read More