# Wales

Last year
# talking point
The simple reason why Southgate is succeeding where past England managers failed
The Three Lions’ most successful coach since Alf Ramsey has received some recent criticism for his selections.
# making his marc
Rashford stars as England sink Wales to set up Senegal clash
Rashford hit a brace to ensure Wales’ first World Cup since 1958 ended in disappointment.
Wales v England, World Cup
Relive all the action as it happened at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium.
# Emotional
'To go from crying all day to start in a World Cup game was extremely tough' - Williams
The Nottingham Forest full-back was told his grandfather had died less than 24 hours before Wales’ opening game.
# statement
European nations scrap One Love armbands plan due to fear of Fifa sanctions
Seven teams have abandoned plans to wear a rainbow-themed armband in support of LGBTQ rights.
# Reaction
Nations League relegation a price worth paying for World Cup - Page
A 1-0 defeat to Poland in Cardiff condemned Wales to finishing bottom of their group.
# Wave Goodbye
Wales international Joe Rodon leaves Tottenham
The 24-year-old has joined Rennes on loan with an option to buy.
# Adaptation
Gareth Bale says new side 'felt like home straight away'
The five-time Uefa Champions League winner saw his new club defeat the visiting Los Angeles Galaxy 3-2 in his first taste of the ‘El Trafico’ derby.
# Departure
Former Man United star Ryan Giggs to stand down as Wales manager
The coach has been on leave from his post since August 2020 and faces a domestic violence trial in Manchester on 8 August.
# Despair
World Cup heartbreak for Scotland as Ukraine set up showdown with Wales
Ukraine will now face Wales on Sunday, with a spot at Qatar 2022 up for grabs.
# Disappointment
Gareth Bale absent as Poland come from behind to beat Wales in Nations League opener
The team had an unfamiliar look just four days before their World Cup play-off final.
# warning
Gareth Bale responds after being branded a 'parasite' by Marca
The Wales captain has launched a furious tirade at the Spanish media.
# Shepperd's delight
Dundalk land Wales U21 goalkeeper from Premier League club Brentford
Nathan Shepperd says he is looking forward to a new challenge in the League of Ireland.
All time
# Centurion
Wales coast to victory over Belarus as Gareth Bale wins 100th international cap
The Dragons moved above the Czech Republic into second place in their qualifying group.
# Support
Bournemouth and Wales midfielder David Brooks diagnosed with stage two Hodgkin lymphoma
Brooks has made nine appearances for Bournemouth this season and withdrew from Wales’ October World Cup qualifiers through illness.
# eye off the ball
Wales recover from Danny Ward blunder to pick up a point in Prague
The draw leaves Wales and the Czech Republic locked on eight points behind runway group leaders Belgium.
# Stalemates
Peacock-Farrell’s penalty save earns Northern Ireland a point, Wales held at home
It was the goalkeeper’s second consecutive stop from the spot after he kept out Lithuania last Thursday.
# main man
Gareth Bale’s hat-trick snatches Wales victory
The Real Madrid forward had not scored for his country since October 2019.
# great danes
Dolberg stars as Denmark outclass Wales to reach Euro 2020 quarter-finals
Dolberg scored twice in an emphatic 4-0 win.
# Euro 2020
Italy stretch unbeaten run to 30 as they top Group A with victory over Wales
Wales qualify for the last 16 as Group A runners-up, while Switzerland must wait to see if they are one of the best third-placed team.
# Euro 2020
Kieffer Moore to the rescue as Wales hit back to snatch draw against Switzerland
The Cardiff striker headed home 16 minutes from time to earn the Dragons a point.
# Euro 2020
Gareth Bale: 'Our mentality is to try and get out of the group – and we’ll take it from there'
The Dragons, who reached the semi-finals last time out, play their first game against Switzerland in Baku on Saturday.
# looking ahead
Gareth Bale 'knows' where future lies but decision will 'cause chaos'
The Wales attacker is due to return to Madrid next term.
# Confidence
Bale talks up Welsh 'heart and desire' after 5th straight home competitive victory
Daniel James headed home the winner against the Czech Republic nine minutes from time.
# Potential
'He was at the crest of a wave... Then he went to Celtic and had a couple of injuries'
Jim Crawford has backed Luca Connell to come good after a frustrating few months.
# Ready to go
The Arsenal starlet aiming to make an impact with Ireland's youngsters
Promising defender Mark McGuinness is expected to feature against Wales tomorrow.
# kdb
Kevin De Bruyne stars as Belgium hit back to see off Wales
The world’s number one team showed their class after falling behind to Harry Wilson’s early strike.
# As You Were
'Satisfied' France unchanged for crunch Wales clash
Second-row Romain Taofifenua, fly-half Matthieu Jalibert and flanker Dylan Cretin keep their places.
# Assistance
Ryan Giggs set to be involved in Wales’ World Cup qualifiers
Caretaker boss Robert Page has declared that it is ‘business as usual’.
# Rejuvenated
Gareth Bale looks happier than ever – Jose Mourinho
The Wales international is starting to show there is still life in his legs with a string of positive performances.
# Pastures new
Man United youngster makes Croatia move
Wales international Dylan Levitt has joined NK Istra 1961 on loan.
# resilience
Mick McCarthy praises on-loan Liverpool youngster's response to being on the bench
Harry Wilson was brought into the action just after the hour mark and added his creative spark to set up Kieffer Moore’s second-half equaliser.
Wales v Ireland, Uefa Nations League
Wales hosted Ireland, as Stephen Kenny’s side looked to end a long winless run.
# gratitude
'I was big into the Gaelic and hurling' - Ireland's Dara O'Shea reveals admiration for Dublin GAA star
The defender looked up to fellow St Judes player Kevin McManamon.
# Preview
Crucial World Cup ranking points at stake, as Ireland aim to end barren run against Ryan Giggs-less Wales
Stephen Kenny’s side are also aiming a run of five games without a goal.
# Optimism
'We only conceded 4 chances in 3 games' - Kenny plays down Ireland concerns
The Irish boss feels his side should not be judged solely on last Thursday’s friendly against England.
# Keep calm and carry on
Stephen Kenny: 'It has been a tough period... But I'm not complaining about that'
The Ireland boss has seen a number of important players ruled out of late.
# William Hill
David Meyler: What I said in the huddle the night we won in Cardiff - and how I see Sunday going
Our weekly columnist recalls captaining Ireland to a famous victory and gives his prediction ahead of the latest meeting with Wales.
# international duty
Mourinho 'not comfortable' with Arsenal coach's role in Bale’s Wales workload
Gareth Bale’s time on the pitch with Wales will be partly managed by Arsenal coach Albert Stuivenberg.
# Late Drama
Liverpool teen's last-gasp goal sees Wales pull clear in Ireland's Nations League group
A Neco Williams header won it in the dying moments.