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Eddie Parris: Breaking the Colour Barrier

Eddie Parris: Breaking the Colour Barrier

With his second contribution to our site, Jimmy Weeks talks about a significant player in the history of Welsh and British footballing history: Eddie Parris. When John Edward Parris turned out for Wales against Northern Ireland in December 1931 the Monmouthshire-born winger wrote a piece of national footballing history. It wasn’t thanks to anything special … Continue reading

What’s In A Name?

What’s In A Name?

Jimmy Weeks takes a look at the identity crisis that has swept many Welsh clubs in recent times thanks to the influence of outside sponsors. A rose by any other name may smell as sweet, but could you still love your club if they were rechristened after an IT business? It’s fair to suggest that … Continue reading

Good Copp: the Story of a Welsh Prospect

Good Copp: the Story of a Welsh Prospect

Dan Thompson speaks to one of Swansea and Wales’ upcoming stars, Kyle Copp. At the age of 8 Kyle Copp signed for Swansea City. Now 16, the Welsh forward is one of the most promising young player’s in Wales. Everyone in Swansea knows Copp’s name and the potential that Copp has is incredible. In an … Continue reading

Nadia Lawrence: Icelandic Dragon

Nadia Lawrence: Icelandic Dragon

On this website, we have seen a couple of Welsh footballers head over to Iceland to ply their trade. James Drobka talks to young Welsh women’s footballer Nadia Lawrence who currently plays out in Iceland for IBV. Firstly, tell us a bit about yourself.  A bit about myself?! I am 23, come from the Pembrokeshire … Continue reading

Lost Club: Aberdare Athletic

Lost Club: Aberdare Athletic

As a Swansea City fan, I have lost count of the amount of times I have had to endure “What are a Welsh club doing in the English league anyway?” This tiresome phrase is uttered (or typed) in distain towards the Swansea faithful far more frequently these days, usually after the club has mesmerised one … Continue reading