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Wales players who made their international debuts in 2010 against Croatia 0

New caps in Croatia?

Although each of the uncapped players in the current Wales squad to face Croatia has spent time in previous squads, and a couple even accompanied the squad to Qatar, the more that senior players such as Ben Davies and Wayne Hennessey withdraw, the more transitional the squad begins to look.

Such is the strength of squad that Rob Page is able to pick in comparison to the bare bones that John Toshack selected for Croatia back in 2010, that even with seven uncapped players and the unavailability of five of the twelve most capped male players in history, Wales travel to Croatia this weekend with more belief than in 2010


A Wrexham Cymru XI

Editor and chief moitherer of Wrexham AFC fanzine Shag, Ryan Jones, selects a Cymru XI of players from his beloved Wrecsam. I approached this selection of my a Wrexham Cymru XI as if this...


Full backs…to the future!

Leon Barton Leon analyses the evolution of Wales full back options since the 1990s and early 2000s, when players would often be press-ganged into playing out of position to mask our deficiencies in quality....


Keep politics in football

Leon Barton explains why Wales football fans who suggest politics should be kept out of football are staggeringly lacking in self-awareness. I realise that’s a ridiculous statement, but that’s the point.  With fans now...


Sunderland Wales XI by @MackemRich

GK Tony NormanIt will not surprise those who know me that my favourite ever Sunderland player, Tony Norman, just pips Leigh Richmond Roose to the No.1 spot. The part he played in both in...