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Get Your Dosh On Osh . . . Roberts Heads Betting To Replace Rob Page As Wales Boss

Osian Roberts
Osian Roberts heads the early betting as favourite to take over from Rob Page as Wales manager. Page was dismissed on Friday morning following the dismal friendly performances against Gibraltar and Slovakia, which intensified the pressure built by the failure to qualify for Euro 2024.

Aaron Wainwright Vows Wales Will Come Out Fighting Against South Africa

Aaron Wainwright Wales
Aaron Wainwright believes that Wales’ Twickenham appointment with South Africa is an important staging post on the road to the 2027 World Cup. Wales’ resources have been severely tested for Saturday’s encounter with several players either unavailable because the game falls outside World Rugby’s summer Test window so England-based players cannot be considered, injured or rested.

It Will Either Be Pain Or Gain For Taine, When Wales Muscle Up To South Africa

Taine Plumtree Wales
Taine Plumtree will be bidding for a family London double this weekend – but it will require a massive upset by Wales for him to achieve it. Last month, Plumtree’s father, John, coached the Sharks to a memorable 36-22 triumph against Gloucester in the Challenge Cup final at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Steve Cooper Vows To Keep Leicester City Up As Wales Retains A Premier League Boss

Steve Cooper Nottingham Forest
Steve Cooper has vowed to make sure Leicester City rise to the challenge of staying in the Premier League next season after being appointed as their new manager on a three-year deal. The former Swansea City boss will ensure there is at least one Welsh manager working in the top flight next season, following his dismissal at Nottingham Forest midway through last season and the relegation suffered by Rob Edwards’s Luton Town.

Stevie Williams Relishing Dream Tour Debut After Stunning Season

Stevie Williams is looking to add to his stellar season after being handed a dream debut at the Tour de France.

Aled Davies Eyes More Golden Glory As Four Welsh Para Stars Heading For Paris

Aled Davies is looking for more Games glory after being named as one of four Welsh Para athletes in Britain's team for Paris 2024.

Wales Begin Search For New Manager After Rob Page Sacked

Rob Page Wales
Wales have begun the search for a new manager after Rob Page was sacked.

Newport County Consider Cameron Toshack Move After Graham Coughlan Departure

Cameron Toshack Swansea City
Newport County could turn to former Swansea City U23 coach Cameron Toshack after sacking Graham Coughlan. County parted company with Coughlan by “mutual consent” after 20 months as their manager, but the reality is that recently appointed chairman Huw Jenkins wanted a new man at the helm.

X-Factor Regan Grace In Line For Wales Tour Down Under

Regan Grace Bath
Regan Grace has been described as an “X-factor” player following his shock call-up to Wales’ summer training squad. Former rugby league star Grace, who has only played two senior games of union, could now travel to Australia for a tour highlighted by Tests against the Wallabies on July 6 and 13.

Steve Cooper In Pole Position To Become New Leicester City Boss

Steve Cooper Nottingham Forest
Steve Cooper is in line to become Leicester City's new manager. The 44-year-old former Swansea City boss, who was dismissed by Nottingham Forest in December, has held extended talks with the Foxes, Forest’s big East Midlands rivals.

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Neil Warnock Goes On The Attack . . . And Rangers’ Ball Boys Get An Earful

Neil Warnock has wasted little time before ruffling feathers in Scotland after questioning the attitude of Rangers’ ball boys. The former Cardiff City manager queried the ball boys’ tactics after his first game as Aberdeen boss ended with a tense 2-1 defeat by Rangers which took the hosts level on... Read More

Football Beware . . . You Meddle At Your Peril, Says Rugby Chief

Rob Baxter has urged football's lawmakers to be careful after they agreed sin-bins should be trialled at higher levels of the sport. The International Football Association Board (IFAB) - that includes a member from the Football Association of Wales - has supported the move following a successful implementation in the... Read More

Steve Cooper Calls For VAR Re-Think As Rule Makers Look To Protect Referees

Steve Cooper has joined the growing army of managers who want a VAR re-boot after claiming it is creating “animosity inside stadia”. The Nottingham Forest boss - one of two Welsh managers currently working in the Premier League - blamed the VAR system for poisoning the atmosphere after a stormy... Read More

Welsh Women Help Pave The Way Towards Billion Pounds Super League

Welsh stars such as Sophie Ingle, Angharad James, Carrie Jones, Hayley Ladd and Gemma Evans are paving the way towards the world’s first billion-pounds women’s football league, according to Women’s Super League officials. The English Women's Super League is confident of becoming the first billion pound women's league in... Read More

Steve Cooper Hails Brilliance Of Callum Hudson-Odoi For Premier League Boost

Nottingham Forest’s Welsh boss Steve Cooper expected Callum Hudson-Odoi to have a big impact as his “moment of brilliance” earned a 1-1 draw with Burnley. Hudson-Odoi reminded the Premier League what he is capable of with a fine debut goal, bringing his side level with a brilliant curling effort in... Read More

Sophie Ingle’s Chelsea Praised For Character As They March On In Europe

Sophie Ingle has moved a step closer to becoming a European champion, although Chelsea boss Emma Hayes was left “exhausted” after watching her side advance to the semi-finals of the Champions League. Wales captain Ingle – who came on as a second half substitute – was part of a Chelsea... Read More
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