Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.
New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.
Welsh female athletes are still waiting to hear from World Athletics who say their transgender policy is still a work in progress. Its stance follows claims made by British shot-putter that the governing body’s preferred option would “screw” female athletes. The global organisation is consulting with member federations over its preferred option for a new policy.
Nathan Jones Has Hardly Got His Feet Under The Desk . . . But Faces A Mountain To Climb With This Southampton Side
By Gareth James Nathan Jones insisted he will remain 'thick-skinned' after his Southampton side were loudly booed off following a damaging 1-0 defeat to fellow strugglers Nottingham Forest. Disgruntled home fans vented their displeasure following Saints' sixth successive Premier League defeat, with the full-time jeers followed by chants of 'you don't know... Read More
Harry Wilson praises Neco Williams’ “courage and bravery” . . . And Admits That Wales Are Ready For Iran Challenge
By Paul Jones Harry Wilson has praised Neco Williams’ “courage and bravery” for playing in Wales’ World Cup opener on Monday following the death of his grandfather. Williams’ grandfather died on Sunday and the Nottingham Forest full-back shared the sad news on social media after playing in Wales’ 1-1 draw against the... Read More
Wales' Next Generation Look To Reach New Heights . . . As Neco Williams Gives Thanks To Manager Robert Page For His Support
By Graham Thomas Neco Williams has lavished praise on Rob Page for the manager’s faith in giving youngsters their opportunities with Wales. The Liverpool wing-back – who has carried his brilliant form on loan at Fulham this season onto the international stage - is one of a clutch of young Wales kids... Read More
By Paul Jones Wales visit Holland after putting their first top-tier Nations League point on the board by drawing 1-1 with Belgium on Saturday. Holland lead the way in Group A4 with seven points from three games. [embed]https://twitter.com/Cymru/status/1536232775677779971[/embed] Here we look at the main talking points ahead of the game at the Feyenoord Stadium... Read More
By Fraser Watson A row has broken out over player eligibility rules, which has prevented a Pembrokeshire club from clinching the title. The Division 1 season may be over in the Pembrokeshire Football League - but it could be sometime before the champions are confirmed with both the top two clubs potentially... Read More
Welsh football chief Noel Mooney has come in for heavy criticism from Wales fans following the announcement that TV rights for Wales matches have been sold to a subscription streaming service. Mooney – the Football Association of Wales chief executive – tweeted on Wednesday morning that “UEFA had sold the rights... Read More