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.
Former Swan Steve Cooper Flying To The Heights With Nottingham Forest And Insists: "This Is A Real Team"
By Gareth James Steve Cooper has taken Nottingham Forest to the brink of a return to the Premier League after they won a dramatic penalty shoot-out against Sheffield United to reach the Championship play-off final. The Welsh manager and his team looked to be in a commanding position after the first leg... Read More
Steve Cooper insists he and his Nottingham Forest side will not be burdened by the weight of history as they prepare to face Sheffield United in the first leg of their Sky Bet Championship play-off semi-final at Bramall Lane on Saturday. The Welshman will lead a club that has not... Read More
Russell Martin has admitted he felt embarrassed by Swansea City’s latest collapse and vowed to bring in more athletic and powerful players this summer. The Swans head coach again watched his team succumb in a one-sided second-half as they were thrashed 5-1 at Nottingham Forest. In three of their last... Read More
“Cooperopolis” – Former Swansea City Boss Steve Cooper And Fellow Welshman Brennan Johnson Are Building A New Future For Nottingham Forest
By Dan Parker While promotion to the Premier League is still a long shot for Swansea City – despite their current revival – it’s very much a strong possibility for two Welshmen at Nottingham Forest. Steve Cooper and Brennan Johnson have both been integral to the club’s transformation, as Daniel Parker reports. During his... Read More
Swansea City's Russell Martin Is Keen To Avoid Club's Poor Transfer Record . . . As He Looks To Hold On To His Prized Asset
By Harry Corish Russell Martin has insisted he will not be rushed into any quick sale of Swansea City's leading marksman Joel Piroe. Swansea head coach Martin has admitted there is likely to be plenty of interest in Piroe after the Dutch striker’s hugely impressive debut season at the club. The 22-year-old has... Read More
By Paul Jones Wales manager Robert Page has lavished praise on “wonderful” Brennan Johnson ahead of his side’s World Cup play-off against Austria. The Nottingham Forest star is one of Wales' emerging talents and qualifies for the Dragons through his Powys born mother who was born and raised in Rhayader. Johnson has emerged... Read More