Chris Coleman

'I am ashamed of him. I can't even bring myself to use his name' - Ryan Giggs' dad on Wales appointment

Giggs was yesterday confirmed as the new manager of Wales, a day that should have been a proud one for his whole family.<p>But, speaking to the Sun, …

Ryan Giggs

NFL players react on Twitter to the Vikings’ walkoff win

In the moments after Case Keenum and Stefon Diggs combined for a 61-yard, game-winning touchdown pass that ranks among the most dramatic moments in …

Pat Shurmur

Manchester United legends among backroom staff? Criticism from fans? The full Q & A with new Wales boss Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs is adamant he will prove he’s the right man by being his own man – but promised not to rip up the work of Chris Coleman as he seeks to …

News (Wales)

Expensive Sunderland Flop Jack Rodwell Finally Set to Leave on a Free With Celtic Interested

Sunderland are currently waiting to hear back from Jack Rodwell over his future after the underwhelming midfielder asked to leave the club, according …

Sports

Jack Rodwell told he is free to leave Sunderland - but must give up £5.4million in wages

Jack Rodwell has been told he can leave Sunderland for nothing — if he agrees to give up £5.4million in wages.<p>The Black Cats have offered to tear up …

Sunderland

Wales boss Ryan Giggs: 'Questions about my commitment unfair'

New Wales manager Ryan Giggs aims to ensure the availability of Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey after labelling criticism that he was not committed to …

News (Wales)

The inside story of how Ryan Giggs got the Wales job and the important phone call to Gareth Bale in Spain

Wales' unveiling of Ryan Giggs completed a whirlwind 96-hour period when the interview process, decision-making and negotiating was done.<p>But how was …

News (Wales)

Pace & Power; Sunderland’s basic physical attribute neglect during recruitment sees them suffer

“Quite why not one of the managers we’ve had in charge recently seems to have been able to address the issue with pace and physicality in Sunderland’s side is beyond me,” writes @Gav1879.<p>With each failed management reign at Sunderland has came a failed bout of player recruitment - poor business in …

English Premier League

Ryan Giggs keen to bring fun back as he plots Wales' course to major tournaments

A "tremendously proud" Ryan Giggs has promised to lead Wales with both professionalism and "a little bit of fun along the way".<p>The 44-year-old former …

Wales

Championship transfer gossip - AC Milan star on his way, will Liverpool and Chelsea be beaten to signing by Wolves?

As we approach the middle of January the deals done in this transfer window are starting to increase, and so are the rumours. Here's a round-up of …

Soccer

Ryan Giggs unveiled as Wales manager LIVE: Breaking news and your questions answered

The wait is finally over. Wales have a new football manager and the man who will replace Chris Coleman is Ryan Giggs.<p>Giggs is set to be publicly …

News (Wales)

Ryan Giggs sought advice of Alex Ferguson before taking Wales job

• Giggs has signed four-year contract as Wales manager • ‘I’m not on social media so haven’t seen much criticism’<p>Ryan Giggs sought the advice of Sir Alex Ferguson before agreeing to succeed Chris Coleman as Wales manager, with the former Manchester United midfielder confident he can secure a first …

Ryan Giggs

Giggs dazzles Welsh FA with presumed credentials

The Football Association of Wales (FAW) has opted to appoint Ryan Giggs as the next national team boss after he impressed the interview panel with a …

Ryan Giggs

PL Extra Time: Berahino 24h early for United clash, PL clubs turned down Salah, Giggs’ new gig

A STOKE City striker was a bit too eager for their clash with Manchester United, while its been revealed Mohamed Salah could have arrived in England …

Sport (Australia)

Ligue 1 referee kicks out at player, proceeds to show him red card

This has to be one of the more obscure soccer stories you’ll see, and it’s only the start of 2018.<p>On Sunday, Ligue 1 referee Tony Chapron appeared to …

Soccer

Ryan Giggs Reportedly to Be Named Wales Manager on 4-Year Contract

Ryan Giggs is expected to be named the new manager of the Welsh national team on Monday, according to Sky Sports News, with the same source detailing the contract the Manchester United legend is set to sign:<p>Giggs was capped 64 times for the Dragons during his playing days but won more at club …

Soccer

Chris Coleman has 'no regrets' over leaving Wales job to manage Sunderland

<b>Chris Coleman is adamant he made the right decision not to renew his Wales contract and instead take over as Sunderland manager.</b><p>The Black Cats are bottom of the Championship, where they were when the 47-year-old took over in November 2017.<p>Saturday's 4-0 thrashing at Cardiff City was the first time …

Welsh Football

Soccer: Wolves held but Derby win to move to within 10 points

LONDON (Reuters) - Wolverhampton Wanderers saw their magisterial progress at the top of the Championship checked with a goalless draw at Barnsley as their handsome lead was cut to 10 points following Derby County's 3-0 win at Birmingham City on Saturday.<p>Wolves extended their unbeaten run in all …

Soccer

Wolves' lead trimmed after Derby victory, Cardiff thrash dire Sunderland

<b>Wolves</b>' lead at the top of the Championship was cut to 10 points as they were held to a goalless draw at <b>Barnsley</b> while <b>Derby County</b> won 3-0 at</b> …

Soccer

Scott Hogan strike spoils Aitor Karanka’s start with Nottingham Forest

It is 2009 since Aston Villa last opened the calendar year winning successive games, a testament perhaps to how they have struggled to live up to their illustrious past, but Scott Hogan’s first-half goal enabled Steve Bruce’s side to climb stealthily up to fourth place in the Championship as Aitor …

English Premier League

Quick Kicks: Change is needed at Sunderland; It just isn’t good enough and it f*cking stinks

What on Earth happens now?! Here’s your post-Cardiff Quick Kicks.<p>Real Kick In The Guts<p>I don’t know what it was about yesterday’s result, or why it seems to have had such a profound effect on me, but it has left me properly fed up about everything and has seriously dampened my optimism with regards …

Sunderland AFC

Seeking firepower; Sunderland efforts to sign two strikers sparks intense interest from rivals

Sunderland are in desperate need of new strikers with the departures of Lewis Grabban and now James Vaughan, but enquiries have alerted others to the availability of targets.<p>Sunderland’s interest in Jon Walters and Lukas Nmecha has caught the attention of other clubs bidding to land strikers in the …

English Premier League

Ryan Giggs emerges as new favourite for vacant Wales job

Amidst reports that Ryan Giggs has interviewed for the Wales manager’s position, William Hill have cut his odds from 5/4 to 2/7 to replace Chris …

News (Wales)

Cardiff run riot as they return to winning ways against 10-man Sunderland

Cardiff City got their promotion push firmly back on track after clinching a first win in five matches by comfortably dispatching 10-man Sunderland on home turf, courtesy of a second-half double from Callum Paterson and a sweet Joe Ralls strike before Anthony Pilkington completed the rout in …

English Premier League

Report: Giggs, Bellamy interviewed for post of Wales manager

Ryan Giggs and Craig Bellamy are reportedly aiming to lead their country.<p>According to the Guardian's Stuart James, the former Welsh international …

Sports

Melvin Carter reaches out to police, intends to engage community on reform

About a week after Melvin Carter became St. Paul mayor, he swung by police headquarters for a visit. He spent about an hour there, walking through …

Policing

EFL: Chris Coleman's unhappy return while Scott Carson's form continues

<b>January can prove a crucial time for English Football League clubs, with the opportunity for campaigns to be shaped by both results on the pitch and transfer dealings off it.</b><p>After the bumper programme over Christmas and New Year, most clubs got back to their bread and butter after a hiatus for FA …

Soccer

Cardiff City 4-0 Sunderland: Another dismal, shocking performance; Player Ratings & Report

Sunderland collapsed in the second half and were easily brushed aside by Cardiff City this afternoon in the Welsh capital on Chris Coleman’s return to his homeland. Here’s how the game went, and how the lads rated.<p>A Sunderland side devoid of skill, luck and just about anything else positive slumped …

Sunderland AFC

FA Cup: Talking Points from the Action in the Third Round

Mark Robins’ eye-catching Coventry deserve their headlines, Liverpool have a bargain in Andrew Robertson and Wolves are already good enough for top …

English Premier League

Live, play, and now … work

If the vision was to make St. Paul a great place to live, work and play, the city got two out of three under Mayor Chris Coleman.<p>Big projects …

Cities