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Joseph replaces Te'o as England make two changes for Wales

Joseph replaces Te'o as England make two changes for Wales

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Six Nations 2018: England v WalesVenue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 10 February Kick-off: 16:45 GMTCoverage: Live radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Wales & BBC Radio Cymru. Live text commentary and report on the BBC website and app.Centre Jonathan Joseph returns to the England starting XV for Saturday's Six Nations match with Wales in one of two changes from the side that beat Italy.Bath's Joseph replaces Ben Te'o, who drops to the bench, and will partner Owen Farrell in England's midfield.Scrum-half Danny Care starts in place of the injured Ben Youngs, with Richard Wigglesworth among the replacements."We'll be well prepared and ready to go out there and beat Wales on Saturday," said head coach Eddie Jones.Care becomes England's most capped scrum-half, winning his 78th cap...
Swansea 1-0 Liverpool: Reds suffer shock loss in Wales

Swansea 1-0 Liverpool: Reds suffer shock loss in Wales

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Swansea produced one of the shock results of the season as Virgil van Dijk's Premier League debut for Liverpool turned into a nightmare.Alfie Mawson struck the 40th-minute winner for bottom club Swansea, pouncing on a poor Van Dijk clearance from a corner that Liverpool's £75million record signing possibly should not have conceded.Liverpool came into this contest unbeaten in 18 games and on a high after ending the unbeaten record of league leaders Manchester City, so few saw this 1-0 defeat coming.It was a frustrating night for Liverpool but they almost rescued a point in stoppage time when Roberto Firmino's header, from a Van Dijk cross, came back off a post.Jurgen Klopp's side dominated possession and territory throughout, but their usual invention and spark were badly missing, with 24-g
Wales to announce new manager on Monday

Wales to announce new manager on Monday

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Craig Bellamy and Ryan Giggs are leading candidates for the jobSunday, January 14, 2018Wales will name their new manager on Monday.The Football Association of Wales has arranged a press conference for 2pm where Chris Coleman's successor will be presented to the media.Ryan Giggs is the favourite for the role, having been interviewed for the role last week, but Craig Bellamy, Coleman's former assistant Osian Roberts and Mark Bowen, who has left his position as Stoke assistant manager, are also thought to be contenders.The FAW said it would revealed the identity of the new manager on Twitter ahead of the press conference at Hensol Castle.A Twitter announcement from the FAW added: "Yfory (Tomorrow). A new era begins 󠁿#TogetherStronger"Let's block ads! (Why?)
Papua New Guinea thump Wales in World Cup

Papua New Guinea thump Wales in World Cup

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Media playback is not supported on this device Papua New Guinea (26) 50Tries: Mead 3, McDonald, Ottio, W Albert, Martin 2, Olam, AitonGoals: MartinWales (0) 6Try: GraceGoal: DaviesWales were thrashed 50-6 by Papua New Guinea in their opening game of the World Cup in Port Moresby.David Mead scored a hat-trick as the rampant hosts ran in 10 tries, while Regan Grace claimed Wales' only try with the last play of the game.Only the winners of Pool C, which also features Ireland, will qualify for the quarter-finals.Wales, coached by Wakefield boss John Kear, have not won at the World Cup since they beat the Kumuls in 2000.Australia beat England 18-4 in the tournament opener on Friday, while New Zealand are currently playing Samoa in Auckland an...
West Brom manager Tony Pulis dismisses links to Wales job

West Brom manager Tony Pulis dismisses links to Wales job

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West Brom boss Tony Pulis has dismissed links to the Wales job. The 59-year-old, who was born in Newport, has been installed as one of the favourites for the role with current manager Chris Coleman assessing his future. Wales failed to qualify for the World Cup after a 1-0 home defeat to the Republic of Ireland on Monday ended their hopes of reaching the play-offs.Coleman has said he is considering his position after previously saying it would be his final campaign.READ MORE: Gareth Bale and senior Wales players urge Chris Coleman stay on as managerBut Pulis has rejected any speculation.He said: "I'm quite happy where I am and I think it's wrong we're even talking about someone who's still in a job."Chris has done a fantastic job there and he'll be very disappointed at the m...