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Euro 2020 draw: England drawn against Croatia, Wales in group with Italy

Euro 2020 draw: England drawn against Croatia, Wales in group with Italy

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England have been drawn against Croatia and the Czech Republic at UEFA EURO 2020, with Wales alongside Italy, Switzerland and Turkey in Group A.Germany will face world champions France and reigning European champions Portugal in Group F.The winners of Scotland's play-off path, which includes Norway, Serbia and Israel, will join England in Group D. Gareth Southgate's World Cup semi-finalists will begin their campaign against Croatia at Wembley on 14 June.The tournament's opening game will see Italy host Turkey in Rome on 12 June.Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland all feature in the play-offs next March, where 16 teams will compete to fill the final four places.The tournamen...
Azerbaijan 0-2 Wales: Moore & Wilson goals keep automatic Euro 2020 qualification alive

Azerbaijan 0-2 Wales: Moore & Wilson goals keep automatic Euro 2020 qualification alive

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Wales eased to a comfortable win in Azerbaijan to set up a winner-takes-all match with Hungary for automatic qualification for Euro 2020.Kieffer Moore headed the dominant visitors into an early lead, which was doubled when Harry Wilson nodded into an empty net after Daniel James' fierce swerving shot rebounded off the crossbar and post.Wales maintained their control in the second half and, although Moore and Wilson missed the best chances to extend their advantage, it mattered little as Ryan Giggs' side coasted to victory. Croatia secured top spot in Group E by beating Slovakia 3-1 on Saturday, meaning Wales can take the second qualifying place with a win over Hungary in Cardiff on Tuesday.Hu...
Suspected mumps among south Wales university students

Suspected mumps among south Wales university students

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Almost 30 suspected cases of mumps - a contagious viral infection that causes swelling of the glands - have struck students at universities in Wales.Public Health Wales (PHW) is investigating a series of cases in Cardiff and the Cwm Taf area.It is urging people to make sure they have received the MMR vaccination.Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University and the University of South Wales have advised students to be aware of symptoms.PHW has been informed of 28 suspected cases, as of 16 October, though said it was continuing to monitor the situation. Skip Twitter post by @kierramarie99 Nah who's the antivaxx kids that's caused this mumps outbreak at Cardiff uni then?...
Miscarriages: Calls for better care for women in Wales

Miscarriages: Calls for better care for women in Wales

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There are calls for better support for women who have multiple miscarriages.Jessica Evans, who has lost six babies, had to seek specialist care in England and is calling on the Welsh Government to action recommendations from a report.They include two miscarriage clinics and a time limit on health boards to ensuring care in early pregnancy units is in line with guidelines.The Welsh Government said work was under way at some health boards.Charlotte Byrne, who lost four pregnancies, added that a miscarriage should be treated as an emergency as it can involve severe bleeding.According to the charity Tommy's, one in four women will experience a miscarriage and 40% of those will experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.Recommendations...
Wales 1-1 Croatia: Ryan Giggs says Euro 2020 qualifying point vital

Wales 1-1 Croatia: Ryan Giggs says Euro 2020 qualifying point vital

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Media playback is not supported on this device Wales manager Ryan Giggs says the hard-fought point earned against Croatia could "prove vital" to his side's bid to qualify for Euro 2020.Gareth's Bale's excellent equaliser just before half-time held the group leaders to a draw in a bad-tempered game which saw eight players booked.Wales remain fourth in Group E and they are relying on Slovakia to drop points if they are to qualify. "I am pleased with the performance and the character we showed," said Giggs."It was a very physical game."We were against a very good side who...