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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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

South Wales Argus: 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.

Williams relishing chance to impress Pulis

South Wales Argus: Wales Jonathan Williams is tackled by Republic of Ireland's Jonathan Walters during the International Friendly at Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday August 14, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Wales. Photo credit

6:08am Wednesday 5th March 2014

HE’S been dubbed the Welsh Andreas Iniesta, but Jonathan Williams only focus at the moment is establishing himself at club level and impressing Newport’s Tony Pulis, writes Michael Pearlman.

Wales have to start campaign quickly, says Andy King

South Wales Argus: EURO AIM: Wales midfielder Andy King celebrates his goal against Finland last time out

11:30am Tuesday 4th March 2014

MIDFIELDER Andy King is hoping Wales have learned from their past mistakes as they prepare for the Euro 2016 qualifiers with a friendly against Iceland tomorrow, writes Andrew Penman.

Huws hoping to be the Welsh Yaya Toure

South Wales Argus: Wales U21's Emyr Huws scores from the penalty spot during the 2015 UEFA Under 21 Qualifier at the Bookpeople Stadium, Bangor. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday August 14, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Wales Under 21. Photo credit should rea

10:22pm Monday 3rd March 2014

YOU’D forgive most 20-year old debutants for being a little nervous when they step up to play international football, but not Man City midfielder Emyr Huws.

Gwent youngsters ready for Centenary Shield campaign

South Wales Argus: WALES DUTY: Newport County AFC Academy striker Tre Marrett

6:23pm Monday 3rd March 2014

FIVE Gwent youngsters have been selected for the Welsh under-18s schools squad to play the Republic of Ireland at Cefn Druids on Thursday.

Newport's Lee Evans ready to take on England under-21s

South Wales Argus: WORLD IS HIS OYSTER: We’re all delighted for Lee Evans on his move to Wolves

11:07am Monday 3rd March 2014

FORMER Newport County AFC star Lee Evans is part of the Wales under-21s side preparing to take on the old enemy England in Derby on Wednesday night.

HUWS EARNS WALES CALL

12:48pm Monday 24th February 2014

MANCHESTER City youngster Emyr Huws has been included in Chris Coleman's Wales squad for next month's friendly against Iceland.

Chris Coleman sees chance for Wales

South Wales Argus: File photo dated 6/2/13 of Wales Coach Chris Coleman shakes hands with Gareth Bale. RESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday August 14, 2013. Chris Coleman has no doubt Gareth Bale would be able to handle a move to Real Madrid. See PA Story SOCCER Wa

6:14pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

Chris Coleman was handed a new contract for the very purpose of leading Wales to Euro 2016 and the manager believes that target looks realistic after a favourable qualifying draw.

Wales given favourable draw for Euro 2016 qualifying

12:04pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

WALES have been drawn in Group B for Euro 2016 qualifying and will once again be competing against Belgium.

LIVE: Transfer deadline day

South Wales Argus: Juan Mata enjoyed a winning start to life at Manchester United

10:27am Friday 31st January 2014

Find out which players have confirmed transfers as today's 11pm deadline looms large over teams in the Premier League and Championship.

Chris Coleman's Wales face Dutch friendly

South Wales Argus: File photo dated 6/2/13 of Wales Coach Chris Coleman shakes hands with Gareth Bale. RESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday August 14, 2013. Chris Coleman has no doubt Gareth Bale would be able to handle a move to Real Madrid. See PA Story SOCCER Wa

5:28pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

THE Football Association of Wales has announced that Chris Coleman's Wales side will play a friendly international at the Amsterdam Arena against the Netherlands on Wednesday, June 4.

Wales in Euro qualifiers pot four

2:34pm Friday 24th January 2014

WALES will be in pot four for the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign draw next month.

MICHAEL PEARLMAN SAYS: South Wales derby could easily be in Championship next season

South Wales Argus: File photo dated 24/02/2013 of Swansea City players celebrating with the Capital One Cup trophy during the post-match celebrations. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 17, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Capital One Cup Draw. Photo credit should re

10:02am Tuesday 21st January 2014

HOW insane is it that by August, Newport County AFC might be only one division below being the top side in Wales?






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