Newport's James Collins out of Andorra clash

Free Press Series: File photo dated 26/03/2011 of James Collins. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday October 9, 2013. West Ham defender James Collins has been called into the Wales squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Macedonia and Belgium, the Football Ass

11:37am Thursday 28th August 2014

West Ham United defender, James Collins, has withdrawn from the Wales squad to face Andorra on September 9. Collins is suffering with a hamstring injury.

Coleman won't say yes or no on potential Ched Evans return

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4:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WALES boss Chris Coleman is making no assurances on the international future of Ched Evans.

Coleman won't quibble wherever Andorra game is staged/Dibble

Free Press Series: File photo dated 13/08/2013 of Wales manager Chris Coleman. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday September 6, 2013. Chris Coleman managed to take the spotlight off Gareth Bale by losing his passport and missing Wales' final preparations for ton

4:13pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WALES manager Chris Coleman admits life’s a pitch for an international manager and ideally he doesn’t want his side to have to play on an artificial surface in Andorra, writes Michael Pearlman.

Bale and Ramsey named in Wales' squad for Andorra qualifier

Free Press Series: CONFIDENT: Aaron Ramsey

2:39pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WALES boss Chris Coleman has named Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey in his squad for the opening Euro 2016 qualifer in Andorra.

We were afraid of England, says Wales' women's boss

Free Press Series: DEFEAT: Sarah Wiltshire goes for goal against England

11:17am Friday 22nd August 2014

WALES’ women’s football manager Jarmo Matikainen admitted his players were afraid of star-studded England on Thursday night, writes Andrew Penman.

Women's World Cup qualifier: Wales 0 England 4

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8:55pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ENGLAND’S women sealed their place at next year’s World Cup thanks to a comprehensive victory at the Cardiff City Stadium that leaves Wales’ qualification hopes in the balance.

Welsh women ready to take on old enemy England

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12:50pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WALES’ women’s football manager Jarmo Matikainen has warned his players not to get carried away with playing rivals England tonight, writes Andrew Penman.

Time is right for a female coach, says Wales' women's boss

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11:46am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WALES’ women’s football manager Jarmo Matikainen says it could be time for a female coach to succeed him – after he’s guided the side to next year’s World Cup, writes Andrew Penman.

Tony Pulis parts company with Crystal Palace

Free Press Series: File photo dated 05/04/14 of Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday May 12, 2014. Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis was named the Barclays Premier League Manager of the Year on Monday night. See PA story SOCCER LMA.

8:43pm Thursday 14th August 2014

NEWPORT'S Tony Pulis has left his post as Crystal Palace manager by mutual consent tonight - just 48 hours before the start of the Premier League season.

Gunter wants fast start from Wales but won't put all the pressure on star duo

Free Press Series: Wales' Chris Gunter during the FIFA World Cup Qualifying match at Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday September 10, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Wales. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire.. (1090187)

3:11pm Thursday 14th August 2014

NEWPORT’S Chris Gunter admits Wales must make a fast start in their bid to reach Euro 2016, but he doesn’t want all the pressure to be on Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey.

Wales' women inspired by Bargoed boxing hero Lauren Price

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11:03am Thursday 14th August 2014

THE Welsh women’s football team will take inspiration from Commonwealth Games boxing hero Lauren Price when they aim to land a knockout blow on England next week.

Annoyed Pearce to seek answers

Free Press Series: COUNTY KEEPER KARL DARLOW WHO MADE SOME TERRIFIC SAVES TO KEEP A CLEAN SHEET (8905879)

12:58pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Stuart Pearce will seek answers as to why Jamaal Lascelles and Karl Darlow were sold against his advice - but the Nottingham Forest manager insists the incident will not make him consider his position at the club he loves.

Bale sees the strength of Spain

12:51pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Gareth Bale thinks the Premier League has lost its tag as the best in the world.

UEFA Super Cup set for sell-out in Cardiff

Free Press Series: Real's Gareth Bale, lifts the Champion League trophy on his head, after the Champions League final soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid in Lisbon, Portugal, Saturday, May 24, 2014. Real Madrid won 4-1. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki). (65150

11:33am Monday 30th June 2014

THE Football Association of Wales (FAW) has confirmed that the 2014 UEFA Super Cup final in Cardiff is on course for a sell-out.

Bale relishing return to Cardiff

7:01pm Friday 27th June 2014

GALACTICO Gareth Bale is back in Wales – and relishing the prospect of winning another major trophy, this time in his home city, writes Michael Pearlman.

Suarez hit with four-month ban

3:21pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Luis Suarez has been given a nine-game international ban and a four-month suspension from all football for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini.

Wales star Gareth Bale relishing UEFA Super Cup final in Cardiff

Free Press Series: HOMEWARD BOUND: Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring his side's second goal in the Champions League final last month

11:15am Wednesday 25th June 2014

REAL Madrid and Wales star Gareth Bale is delighted his home city of Cardiff will host the UEFA Super Cup on August 12.

Behind the scenes at Dragon Park: Why County have made themselves an attractive destination

Free Press Series: Newport County's manager Justin Edinburgh celebrates with the trophy during the Blue Square Premier League Play-Off Final at Wembley Stadium, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday May 5, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Wrexham. Photo credit

7:44am Friday 13th June 2014

NEWPORT County’s rapid progress under manager Justin Edinburgh hasn’t gone unnoticed throughout football with the Exiles being tipped to find a top class successor to their popular boss.

Darlington delight at Welsh progress, Argus Sport behind the scenes at Dragon Park

2:32pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Carl Darlington’s job responsibilities are wide-ranging to say the least, but he is loving every minute as he attempts to breathe new life into Welsh football, writes Michael Pearlman.

Argus Sport behind the scenes at Dragon Park: Osian Roberts interview

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9:44pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

Dragon Park in Newport is attracting the great and the good of world football in pursuit of their UEFA coaching licenses.

Argus sport goes behind the scenes at Dragon Park

Free Press Series: David Ginola coaching for A licence at Dragon Park Spytty Newport
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8:27am Wednesday 11th June 2014

Dragon Park in Newport is attracting the great and the good of world football in pursuit of their UEFA coaching licenses.

Coleman: Brave Wales are in fine shape

Free Press Series: Netherlands' Bruno Martins Indi (left) and Wales' Jonathan Williams battle for the ball during the Friendly at the Amsterdam Arena, Netherlands. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday June 4, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Wales. Photo credit

3:31pm Thursday 5th June 2014

WALES manager Chris Coleman has even greater confidence of making an impact in Euro 2016 qualifying after watching the performance of his weakened side in Holland.

Clinical touch of the Dutch sees Wales defeated in Amsterdam

Free Press Series: Netherlands' Daley Blind (left) and Wales' Jonathan Williams battle for the ball during the Friendly at the Amsterdam Arena, Netherlands. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday June 4, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Wales. Photo credit should

9:40pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

It's Danny Gabbi-gone as Palace release Cwmbran defender

Free Press Series: Crystal Palace's Danny Gabbidon (left) is challenged by West Ham United's Kevin Nolan during the Barclays Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday December 3, 2013. Photo credit should read: Nic

3:31pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

CWMBRAN’S Danny Gabbidon is searching for a new club after being released by Crystal Palace.

Bale out of Wales friendly

Free Press Series: File photo dated 06/02/2013 of Wales' Gareth Bale. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday March 19, 2013. Wales expect to have Gareth Bale fit and available as they target a World Cup double over Scotland at Hampden Park on Friday night. See PA

11:13am Tuesday 27th May 2014

NEWLY-CROWNED Champions League winner Gareth Bale has pulled out of the Wales squad for next week's friendly against Holland.

Bale's Euro vision becomes reality

Free Press Series: Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates after winning the UEFA Champions League Final at at the Estadio da Luiz, Lisbon, Portugal. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 24, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Final. Photo credit should read: Nick Pot

3:55pm Sunday 25th May 2014

Gareth Bale described lifting the Champions League trophy with Real Madrid as "a dream come true" after he scored the decisive goal in Lisbon.

Craig Bellamy: Body to blame for retirement

Free Press Series: Wales' Craig Bellamy during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifying, Group A match at the Koning Boudewijnstadion, Brussels, Belgium. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday October 15, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Wales. Photo credit should read: John

3:11pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Craig Bellamy has blamed his body after announcing his retirement from football aged 34.

Wales youngsters have to bide their time, says Chris Coleman

Free Press Series: NATIONAL SERVICE: Newport's Lee Evans, right, tussles with Chelsea's Nat Chalobah during this week's Wales v England under-21 qualifier

10:37am Friday 23rd May 2014

LEE Evans and his Wales under-21 teammates have been told to bide their time before they are ready to play for the senior team, writes Andrew Penman.

Wales squad to face Holland

Free Press Series: Ramsey says sorry for his red card

11:55am Thursday 22nd May 2014

WALES manager Chris Coleman has named his squad for the friendly against Holland in Amsterdam on June 4.

Lee Evans in line for Wales under-21s start

Free Press Series: GOING UP: Newport's Lee Evans has been promoted again with Wolves

7:53am Monday 19th May 2014

NEWPORT’S Lee Evans is set to feature for Wales under-21s against England in tonight’s Euro 2015 qualifier in Swansea, writes Andrew Penman.

Palace boss Tony Pulis wants Eagles to soar

Free Press Series: TOP BOSSES: Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis, right, and Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

3:53pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

NEWPORT'S Tony Pulis wants to establish Crystal Palace in the top flight after being named Premier League manager of the year by the League Managers' Association and Barclays manager of the year..

Wales' women ease past Montenegro

10:26pm Thursday 8th May 2014

A HAT-TRICK from star player Jess Fishlock helped Wales beat Montenegro 4-0 in Bangor tonight to keep alive their hopes of catching group six leaders England in the 2015 Women's World Cup qualifiers.

We need to prepare for tournament football, says Wales boss Chris Coleman

Free Press Series: STAR MAN: Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale is at the heart of Wales' Euro 2020 bid

9:25am Thursday 1st May 2014

WALES manager Chris Coleman says next month’s friendly in Holland is a chance for his squad to get used to playing top class football in the summer months.

Wales star Gareth Bale Real excited about Euro 2020 bid

Free Press Series: FUTURE UNKNOWN: Wales and Spurs superstar Gareth Bale

4:10pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

WALES and Real Madrid star Gareth Bale has thrown his weight behind the Football Association of Wales bid for Cardiff to become one of the 13 host cities for Euro 2020.

FAW reveal 2020 vision for Wales

Free Press Series: BID TEAM: FAW chief executive Jonathan Ford, First Minister Carwyn Jones and WRU group chief executive  Roger Lewis

3:02pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

THE Football Association of Wales has today unveiled a campaign brochure and film to support its bid for Cardiff to become one of the 13 host cities for Euro 2020.

FAW submits bid to host Euro 2020 matches in Wales

Free Press Series: EURO BID: The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff

11:40am Friday 25th April 2014

THE Football Association of Wales has confirmed that it has submitted a bid for Cardiff to be chosen as one of the 13 host cities for Euro 2020.

Wales' women fight back to prove a point

10:54am Thursday 10th April 2014

WALES’ women remain second in World Cup qualifying group six after coming from behind to earn a point against third-placed Ukraine at Parc-y-Scarlets.

No favours for Bluebirds from Eagles boss Tony Pulis

Free Press Series: KEPT LICENCE: Football manager Tony Pulis

3:12pm Friday 4th April 2014

NEWPORT'S Tony Pulis has fond memories of watching Cardiff City as a child but will not go easy on the Bluebirds when he brings his Crystal Palace side to Wales tomorrow.

Wales hope for Darcy Blake, says Chris Coleman

Free Press Series: ON THE BALL: Darcy Blake heads clear from danger for Wales against Luka Modric and Co in his last international clash, against Croatia in 2012

10:38am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

WALES manager Chris Coleman says there is no reason why Newport County AFC defender Darcy Blake cannot resurrect his international career.

Wales international Neil Taylor backs search for next Asian Star

Free Press Series: ASIAN STAR: Wales defender Neil Taylor in action against Macedonia last year

12:46pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

WALES star Neil Taylor is supporting an initiative to boost the numbers of young British Asian players entering professional football.

County 1 Pompey 2

5:01pm Saturday 29th March 2014

NINE-MAN Newport were beaten by Portsmouth in front of a crowd of more than 4,000 at Rodney Parade.

FAW to honour footballers who served in First World War

3:18pm Thursday 20th March 2014

THE Football Association of Wales (FAW) is looking to mark the centenary of the First World War with a touring exhibition that will highlight the role played by Welsh footballers during the conflict of 1914 to 1918.

Sigurdsson believes his ex-teammate can get Wales to Euro finals

8:31am Friday 7th March 2014

TOTTENHAM midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson believes the future for Wales is bright thanks to the sensational form of his former teammate, writes Michael Pearlman.

Williams hails 'super human' Bale

6:02am Friday 7th March 2014

WALES captain Ashley Williams believes ‘super human’ Gareth Bale has got better and better since becoming the most expensive player in world football.

Wales under-21s won't give up the fight, says Lee Evans

Free Press Series: WINNER: Nathan Redmond fires home the only goal against Wales

4:02pm Thursday 6th March 2014

NEWPORT’S Lee Evans insists Wales are still fighting for a place at the Euro 2015 under-21 finals in the Czech Republic despite defeat to England on Wednesday.

Chris Coleman sings Gareth Bale's praises

Free Press Series: SUPERSTAR: Wales' Gareth Bale in action against Iceland

2:25pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Wales manager Chris Coleman joked that he wanted Gareth Bale's autograph after his star player delivered a sensational performance against Iceland.

Gareth Bale stars as Wales beat Iceland 3-1

Free Press Series: SUPERSTAR: Wales' Gareth Bale in action against Iceland

9:57pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

A VIRTUOSO display from ‘Galactico’ Gareth Bale saw Wales produce arguably their best performance yet under boss Chris Coleman.

Under-21s: England 1 Wales 0

Free Press Series: BATTLE: Wales skipper Lee Lucas gets away from England's James Ward-Prowse

8:01pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

ANY hopes that Wales under-21s had of overhauling England to win their Euro 2015 qualifying group are over after this narrow defeat in Derby.

I'm ready to be Wales' number nine now, says Sam Vokes

Free Press Series: NATIONAL SERVICE: Burnley striker Sam Vokes will lead the line against Iceland tonight

11:55am Wednesday 5th March 2014

BURNLEY striker Sam Vokes believes he’s ready to make the Wales number nine shirt his own in tonight’s friendly against Iceland, writes Andrew Penman.

Gareth Bale will play 90 minutes, insists Chris Coleman

Free Press Series: STAR MAN: Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale will be in action against Iceland tonight

8:11am Wednesday 5th March 2014

WALES boss Chris Coleman has vowed to play star man Gareth Bale for the full 90 minutes in tonight’s friendly against Iceland.








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