Rhys Jones has described being selected for a third Commonwealth Games as his “gold medal moment”. Anything else he achieves on the Alexander Stadium track in Birmingham this summer will be a bonus, says the para sprinter.
So, the Ryan Giggs Wales era has officially ended. It was an announcement which almost certainly represents a full-stop conclusion to the strained 30-year association between the Cardiffian and his national football team. The word “officially” is important here: in both practical and emotional terms Robert Page is already Wales manager.
Profits made from Wales qualifying for the World Cup – expected to be around £4m - will go into improving grassroots facilities, the Football Association of Wales have pledged. The overall commercial revenue from Wales reaching their first finals of the tournament for 64 years could be at least £10m, it has been estimated. But the guaranteed part of that income – which comes from the FIFA prize money pot – will go straight into benefitting the game at lower levels.
Harry Arter looks set to move Fulham after completing his one-season loan campaign with Cardiff City. Injured Arter, who has a calf strain, will not feature for the Bluebirds in their final Premier League match at Manchester United on Sunday. Fellow loan recruit Victor Camarasa is also highly unlikely to... Read More
Neil Warnock has admitted Cardiff City will have to cash in on big money offers for their players should relegation be confirmed on Saturday. Anything less than a victory at home to Crystal Palace – or a shock victory by Brighton at Arsenal on Sunday – would condemn Cardiff to... Read More
Junior Hoilett has backed Neil Warnock to keep Cardiff City in the Premier League – and dismissed claims some teammates had lost faith in their manager. Hoilett scored the first and created the second goal as the Bluebirds beat West Ham 2-0 at the weekend to remain in touch with... Read More
Neil Warnock insisted he has not been hurt by painful splinters as he labelled Cardiff City’s victory over West Ham as their biggest of the season. The Bluebirds stayed in touch with the clubs above them as they beat the Hammers 2-0 at home thanks to goals from Junior Hoiliett and... Read More
Neil Warnock never likes to leave anyone wondering about what he thinks and his Cardiff City players got a piece of their manager’s mind in a behind-closed-doors session this week. On the back of two heavy home defeats to Watford and Everton, and having slipped back into the relegation zone,... Read More
Joe Ralls will be replaced by Victor Camarasa as Cardiff City’s penalty taker following the costly miss during the Bluebirds’ 3-1 defeat at West Ham on Tuesday night. Ralls’ poorly-struck spot-kick was comfortably saved by former Swansea City goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski when the game was scoreless before the Hammers went... Read More