Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has heaped praise on the showing of Aaron Ramsey after the Gunners secured a 0-0 draw against Chelsea in Sunday's London derby.


The north London outfit had lost their last five outings at Stamford Bridge in convincing fashion, and many pundits and former players predicted that the Gunners would succumb to another defeat at the hands of Chelsea.

However, the Gunners produced a resolute display in the goalless draw against the Blues, and they will probably consider themselves unlucky to have not grabbed a winner. Speaking after the game, Wenger was very pleased with the performance of Ramsey, who was adjudged the man of the match after his commanding performance in midfield.

Manager Chris Coleman feels the Wales football team are in their golden era and has called his side to enjoy their final World Cup qualifier game against the Republic of Ireland on Monday night.


The 47-year-old guided Wales to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 in France, and they are now on the cusp of qualifying for their first World Cup finals since 1958.

Wales manager Chris Coleman insists that star forward Gareth Bale will not be affected by the recent criticism from the Real Madrid faithful.


The 28-year-old was the subject of constant boos from Los Blancos supporters last weekend as his side settled for a 2-2 draw against Valencia.Bale has struggled with injuries over the past year, and this has reduced his overall influence in the Real Madrid squad to the point that he was benched for last season's Champions League final versus Juventus - in his hometown of Cardiff.

Wales international Gareth Bale has admitted that last night's World Cup qualifier against Austria was a make-or-break game for his nation.

Chris Coleman's side saw group rivals Republic of Ireland drop points prior to their kickoff at the Principality Stadium, but they almost failed to capitalise against the visitors for much of the game.

Former Liverpool legend-turned-pundit Steve Nicol feels Manchester United would have a realistic chance of challenging for the Premier League title, should they secure the services of Gareth Bale from Real Madrid.


The Wales international has been heavily tipped for an Old Trafford move this summer, despite agent Jonathan Barnett branding the rumours as 'stupid' and 'ridiculous'.

Wales national team skipper Ashley Williams has named Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu as his replacement. The Everton centre half opines that the youngster has a bright future ahead of him in the Welsh set-up.

Williams says Ampadu can fit into his shoes when if retires from international duty. He says the player can become a regular for the national team. The 16-year old agreed terms with the defending league champs few weeks back, preferring a move to Stamford Bridge instead of the other top flight sides interested in his signature.

Everton boss Ronald Koeman is eyeing a surprise deal for West Ham United defender James Collins, who has less than a year left on his current contract.


The Wales international has provided quality backup at the heart of the Hammers backline, but he could be off the club's books during the summer.

Swansea City have completed the signing of young defender Cian Harries from League Two club Coventry City.


The 20-year-old has agreed a three-year contract with the Welsh club subject to international clearance. The Wales youth international managed 16 games for Coventry during the previous campaign as their poor league form relegated them to the fourth tier of English football.

Championship club Aston Villa are reportedly deemed frontrunners to sign Wales international Joe Ledley, who is out of contract following his release from Selhurst Park earlier in the month.


The Welshman enjoyed a three-year spell with the south London club in the Premier League, and he is now willing to drop down a division in order to prolong his professional career.

Wales head coach Chris Coleman is confident that his team can overturn a four point deficit in the final four games of their World Cup campaign in order to clinch an automatic qualification spot.


The Euro 2016 semi-finalists were held to a 1-1 draw at Belgrade as Aaron Ramsey’s opener was equalised by Aleksandar Mitrovic, just as he did in Cardiff last November.

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