We’re in Elbasan to watch Wales’ last international until next March! Around 2000 fans have travelled and we’re all here to see Chris Gunter break Neville Southall’s international caps record.
“It’ll be great to do it among the hard-core fans. It’s hard to put into words how they treat me. It’s something you don’t feel like you deserve because playing for Wales is my honour really.” And that sums up Chris Gunter really. Even on the verge of legend, passing Neville Southall’s long-standing record of 92 international caps, he’s still humble and self-effacing and determined not to make it about him.
When Harry Wilson replaced Hal Robson-Kanu with three minutes remaining in Wales’ away draw with Belgium in 2013, few knew just how good a player Wales had on their hands.
Ryan Giggs has named his Wales squad for the forthcoming Nations League games against Ireland and Denmark.
He brings in a number of young players, a surprise inclusion in Newcastle United defender Paul Dummett, and a sad omission in Hal Robson-Kanu – the Wales striker having announced his international retirement.
Gareth Bale to embark on the biggest season of his career as he prepares to step out of Ronaldo’s shadow to lead Real Madrid
Life as a football fan is seldom dull.
Oh, occasional games fade from the memory of course. And, over the years, the odd promising youngster or continental trialist may sometimes prove hard to recall.
But on the whole, there is usually something going on.
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On Sunday Wrexham secured a club record 20th clean sheet of the season in their 2-0 Cross-border Derby triumph against Chester.
If attack is supposedly the best form of defence then the comatose sleeping giant of pêl-droed Gogledd Cymru are rewriting the rulebook in their bid to rejoin the Football League after a decade of relative despair.
Lauro takes a look at Aaron Ramsey’s resurgence at Arsenal, Ethan Ampadu purring like a kitten at Chelsea, and Lauro’s new hot tip to replace Ashley Williams in the long term.
Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey, Joe Allen, Ashley Williams, Chris Gunter. The stalwarts. The standard. First names down on the team sheet, when fit. No excuses, no argument, end of story. … Continue Reading WHY IT’S BEEN A GOOD TRANSFER WINDOW FOR WALES AND RYAN GIGGS