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Cymru and Africa (pt.3) – Gambia and Egypt

In this series of blogs coinciding with the 2023 African Cup of Nations (but held in 2024…go figure) exploring the links between Cymru and that continent, parts 1 and 2 have visited Tunisia and...


Cymru and Africa (pt.2) – Cote D’Ivoire

In part 1 of this series looking at the footballing connections between Wales and Africa, the only time we have played Confederation of African Football member was chronicled: Tunisia in 1998. Let’s now head...


Cymru and Africa (pt.1) – Tunisia

Although Cymru has only ever played once against a team from Africa, there are nevertheless many connections between us and that continent.  To celebrate the upcoming 34th edition of the African Cup of Nations...


Everton Wales XI

Everton FC has strong links to north Wales through a loyal supporter base in the region, plus a fair few club greats hailing from there. Rob Sawyer of the Everton Heritage Society picks his...

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Luton Town Wales XI by Steve Moore

Luton and Cymru fan Steve Moore (@Steve_Moore1988) selects his Luton Town Wales XI Goalkeeper An honourable mention must be given to Iorwerth ‘Iorrie’ Hughes who won four caps, as well as two ‘amateur caps’...

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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...