WALES INTERNATIONALS JOIN LIDL & FAW AT GROUND-BREAKING YOUTH FOOTBALL INITIATIVE

Wales international footballers joined the Welsh coaches of the future at a Swansea Primary School today to take part in the ground-breaking ‘Lidl Play More Football’ programme launched by Lidl, The Football Association of Wales and the Welsh Football Trust. Cardiff City defender Jazz Richards and Wales women’s international Nadia Lawrence joined junior ‘Directors of …

Welsh Internationals Recognised with Call Up to GB Programme

Hockey Wales is proud to announce that three Welsh Internationals are among those to receive a call up to the Great Britain Hockeysenior programme, the first Welsh athletes to do so since London 2012 Olympian Sarah Thomas.   Daniel Kyriakides from Swansea, Sarah Jones and goalkeeper Rose Thomas, originally from Cardiff and Abergavenny respectively, have …

Major pollution incident on River Teifi highlights national failure of government to tackle agricultural pollution

Major pollution incident on River Teifi highlights national failure of government to tackle agricultural pollution This week the River Teifi in Wales, which was once one of the premier salmon and sea trout rivers in the UK, was polluted with farm slurry and hundreds, possibly thousands, of fish have been killed.  The impact on fish …

Clarke Carlisle on Depression in Sport

Clarke Carlisle on depression When people hear the name Clarke Carlisle, some will remember a popular and classy defender who made nearly 500 league appearances for respected clubs such as Burnley, Leeds United and QPR. Others may recall a polite, calm and articulate off field individual who’s accolades are numerous. Carlisle became chairman of the Professional …

Wales Women’s squad named for Round 2 of the FIH World League

Wales Senior Women’s Head Coach Kevin Johnson has named his side for the highly anticipated Round 2 of the FIH World League. Wales will travel to Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur for the tournament, which takes place from 14-22 January. Johnson, who was appointed head coach in March, recognises that the tournament will be a valuable …

Williams Leaves Welsh Setup

The Football Association of Wales (FAW) can confirm that the Association will not be renewing the contract of Intermediate Manager Geraint Williams. The Association would like to thank Geraint for his excellent overall contribution during the past four and a half years. During the last campaign, the Wales Under-21 squad narrowly missed out on qualifying …