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.
Chaz Davies blasted to victory in Barcelona to bag his first World Superbikes win of the season and complete a memorable double for Welsh motorsport. The Knighton-born rider triumphed in Sunday's second race of the Catalunya round just hours after Elfyn Evans won Rally Turkey.
The Miracle At The Madejski . . . "Legend" Wayne Routledge Is Still Doing It When It Matters For Swansea City
Wayne Routledge has been praised as a “Swansea City legend” after his two goals secured the miracle at the Madejski. The praise was offered by a grateful manager Steve Cooper after the 35-year-old scored a sublime first and play-off clinching second in the 4-1 win at Reading. With Swansea chasing... Read More
Steve Cooper insists it took no arm-twisting to ensure Wayne Routledge, Kyle Naughton, Mike van der Hoorn, Nathan Dyer and Erwin Mulder stayed on for Swansea City’s promotion push. The five players were all due to be out of contract by June 30, which would have placed a doubt over... 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 had a three-word replay to anyone prepared to start talking about promotion for Swansea City even though it was still August. “We are growing,” said the Swans manager – a neutral response to chatter about a return to the Premier League after his team gained an eye-catching 1-0... Read More
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Graham Potter has admitted Swansea City have some improving to do if they are to challenge for promotion from the Championship next season. The Swans manager will spend the summer further re-shaping the squad he inherited 12 months ago, with his main issue likely to be how to hang on... Read More