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An insight into Wales' recent success

Come the updated version of the FIFA World Rankings in July, Wales will join the elite of international football: they’re predicted to be named as one of the top ten teams in the world. 840 more words


Mind Games: Studying Mental Health in Sport

Mental health in sport is a serious topic that isn’t really talked about very openly.

Over the last number of years there have been some tragic cases of famous sportsmen and women struggling with the psychological aspects of both life and elite level sport. 1,090 more words

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Welsh Football Casuals

Football and Fashion

The story of how one Welsh fan has seen the rise of his burgeoning casual empire grow in tandem with the on the field success of his team. 2,200 more words


The Poisoned Chalice?

When Nigel Clough was sacked by Sheffield United he became the 7th permanent manager to exit the post at Bramall Lane since Neil Warnock parted company with the club in 2007. 1,838 more words



In a middle weekend of last month’s poem-a-day jobbie, came a challenge that at first made me mad. Enough to want to bail, really. A craziness of composing… 568 more words

Creative Writing

PFA want to be trailblazers of mental health in football

“This time of year is when the phone calls start. When players don’t have a contract or a club and can’t pay their mortgage, that is when the depression stuff begins.” 1,402 more words


Golden opportunity: Wales are leading the way for Euro glory

By Jamie Thomas.

Wales are in pole position to qualify for Euro 2016 after their emphatic victory over Israel. The current crop could prove they are the golden generation if they create history by reaching their first major tournament since 1958. 489 more words