Michael Duff has urged his Swansea City players to seize opportunity as the only way to respond to a devastating triple injury blow. The Swans head coach has thrown down the gauntlet to his whole squad after the loss of Josh Ginnelly, Joe Allen, and Nathan Wood.
Jaz Joyce will play her first match for Wales in almost a year when she returns to the team to face the USA in Colwyn Bay on Saturday. Wales’ most high profile female player missed the 2023 Six Nations, having opted instead for the Sevens circuit, but she has returned home and will start at full-back against the Americans at Parc Eirias.
Wales captain Aaron Ramsey is to seek specialist advice after suffering a knee injury in training which looks set to rule him out of their upcoming Euro 2024 qualifiers. The 32-year-old said on Instagram he was "absolutely gutted" after suffering the injury only months after returning to lead his boyhood club Cardiff City, having started six of their eight Championship games and scored three goals.
Gareth Bale will boost the bid from the UK and Ireland to host Euro 2028 by joining the Welsh delegation in Geneva next month. Bale, the Wales men’s team’s most capped player and record goalscorer, retired from football in January after an illustrious career that saw him win five Champions League titles and three FIFA Club World Cups at Real Madrid.
Erol Bulut has confessed he threw any chance of progress in the Carabao Cup out of the window as he wanted to keep Cardiff City’s focus on the Championship road instead. Bulut’s Bluebirds were hammered 5-2 at Blackburn Rovers on Wednesday after the Turkish boss decided to change his entire line-up.
Jac Morgan has gone from part-time rugby player to full-time prospect as potential Lions captain in the course of four years. After his superb leadership of the Wales team so far at the Rugby World Cup in France, Morgan is the name on everyone’s lips.
Rosie Eccles believes the heartbreak of missing out on a place at the Tokyo Olympics will stand her in good stead when she finally realises a long-held boxing ambition in Paris next year. The 27-year-old from Cardiff was denied a second shot at reaching the delayed 2020 Games when Covid forced the cancellation of the second qualifier in London, and three personal bouts with the illness left her fearing the “curse” could strike again.
They play every week and bid to outdo each other as much with their names as on the scoreboard. Base Invaders v Son Of A Pitch. Drum and Bases v Saved By The Balls. Bats Hit Crazy v The Merry Go Rounders.
Gemma Grainger has insisted Wales can still stay in the top tier of the Nations League despite suffering her biggest defeat as manager in front of her own fans. The Wales boss was left looking for crumbs of comfort after her team were demolished, 5-1, by a slick Denmark side at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Tributes have been paid from across Welsh rugby to Glanmor Griffiths, the founding father of the Principality Stadium, who has died at the age of 83. During his time as treasurer, chair and president of the Welsh Rugby Union he became a towering and sometimes controversial figure who became known throughout Wales simply as ‘Glanmor’.
Phil Parkinson insists he will make changes but still respect the tournament when Wrexham return to the League Cup on Tuesday night after an absence of 15 years. The Wrexham manager leads his team back into the competition for Football League clubs on the back of a chastening opening day... Read More
Wales defence coach Mike Forshaw acknowledged the impact Shaun Edwards has made on him but insists he will do the job his own way. Forshaw’s fellow Wiganer enjoyed sustained success with Wales in the same role that Forshaw now has. The current France defence specialist played a key part in... Read More
Neil Warnock, 74, Favourite To Return To Crisis Club Cardiff City After Eight Managers In Seven Years
Neil Warnock is the bookies’ favourite to return as the new manager of Cardiff City following the sacking of Mark Hudson. Warnock, 74, has been out of work since leaving Middlesbrough in November 2021 and announced his retirement from management six months later. But that has not stopped Welsh bookmakers... Read More
It will be business as usual for Cardiff City as they look to use loans and free transfers to bolster their squad in this month’s transfer window. Manager Mark Hudson has confirmed that the lifting of the Football League’s transfer embargo is only partial and the club can only deal... Read More
Russell Martin has admitted Swansea City are shooting themselves in the foot when it comes to their home form. For the second time in three games in front of their own fans, the Swans went 2-0 behind before rescuing themselves. Against Reading, Martin’s men came back to win 3-2, but... Read More
Sheyi Ojo believes Cardiff City are now proving they carry a variety of threats to opposition teams as they continue to climb the Championship table. Ojo came off the substitutes’ bench to score one of the Bluebirds’ three goals as they won 3-1 at Wigan to continue caretaker manager Mark... Read More