Seven Welsh swimmers have been named in British Swimming's World Class Programme for 2020/21. Georgia Davies (Energy Standard), Calum Jarvis (Bath NC) and Alys Thomas (Swim Swansea) have been named in the Podium programme.
Jarrod Skalde is Cardiff Devils new head coach. The Canadian, 49, will take over the role in the next few months when COVID-19 restrictions allow.
Sophie Ingle believes mighty Chelsea and little Vale Wanderers have been crucial influences in her route to becoming a Welsh centurion. Ingle will win her 100th cap in Oslo tonight when Wales attempt to put a dent in Norway’s leadership of their Euro qualifying group. It is a fittingly significant match for a notable personal milestone. Only Jess Fishlock and Loren Dykes have reached three figures among Wales’ footballers – women or men.
The Welsh Amateur Golf Championships for Men and Ladies have been cancelled for 2020 following the latest lockdown rules in many areas of the country, Wales Golf has announced. The Ladies Amateur Championship was due to be held in Rhuddlan, North Wales this weekend.
Chairman Howard King has revealed that Merthyr Town would have gone bust by November had they started the season playing behind closed doors. The Southern League outfit have taken the decision to suspend playing in the 2021-21 season due to the problems caused by COVID-19.
Swansea City fought back from a goal down to beat South Wales rivals Cardiff City 3-1 in their Professional Under-18 Development League match at Landore. Welsh-born striker James Crole fired the Bluebirds ahead after nine minutes before Josh Thomas, Cameron Congreve and Morgan Clarke scored to earn the Swans victory.
Gareth Bale’s return to Tottenham will spark an immediate impact within Jose Mourinho’s squad, according to Wales manager Ryan Giggs. Bale may have been on the sidelines at his new club as Spurs thrashed Southampton 5-2 at the weekend, but that may be only the start of a more lasting influence according to his international boss. Reflecting on Bale’s loan move from Real Madrid, Giggs said: “It’s a huge boost when you see someone like that walk through the door.
Gerwyn Price produced. a stunning comeback to win the World Series title for the first time in Salzburg. The 35-year-old won seven out of eight legs to beat Rob Cross 11-9 in Austria and extend his winning run to 17 matches.
Tesni Evans and Joel Makin saw their PSA Manchester Open run ended at the quarter-finals. Wales' top duo both went out against higher-seeded opponents after last eight battles.
Swansea City's Summer Of Upheaval, As Trevor Birch Follows Leon Britton, Leads To . . . A Winter's Tale
New Swansea City chief executive Julian Winter has pledged to bring success to Swansea City after the change in structure brought on by the departure of chairman Trevor Birch. The Swans have opted to create a chief executive officer role in the wake of Birch’s departure, suggesting a tighter element of... Read More
Swansea City legend Leon Britton has stepped down from his role as the club’s sporting director. In a shock move, the former midfielder, who only took the job nine months ago amid much fanfare, has announced he is walking away just a week before the season’s re-start. The 37-year-old said... Read More
Steve Cooper Admits It's Now Or Never For Swansea Promotion Push . . . As The Clock Ticks And More Cuts Await
Steve Cooper has admitted time is running out for Swansea City to launch a promotion surge. The Swans manager has urged his team to make the most of their next three games that are crammed into an intense seven-day spell – or else they will fall too far behind to... Read More
Swansea City chairman Trevor Birch has suggested fans should prepare for possible bad news over the future of the club’s academy. The renowned production line – which has provided the likes of internationals Daniel James, Oli McBurnie, Connor Roberts and Joe Rodon in recent years – could soon be closed... Read More
Wayne Routledge, the man who refused to turn his back on Swansea City, has been hailed as inspiration to the youngsters who have taken the club to the top of the Championship. The 34-year-old was due to join the mass exodus from the Liberty Stadium over the past 18 months... Read More
Steve Cooper admits it was a crowded room when he sat down to be interviewed for the Swansea City job. There was recently appointed chairman Trevor Birch, club president and all-round legend Alan Curtis, new consultant Leon Britton, and a rather large elephant which Cooper says he needed to get... Read More