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Black Dragons: Wales’ World Cup Referees

Black Dragons: Wales’ World Cup Referees

The World Cup in Brazil goes on with that now all too familiar lack of Welsh representation. While 1958 was, of course, the only time the Red Dragons qualified for the finals tournament, there had been Welsh involvement as early 1950, the last time the tournament was held in Brazil. In fact, Wales had a presence at six … 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

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