Wales are set to start their preparations for the Euro 2016 in full swing

Wales are set to start their preparations for the Euro 2016 in full swing according to manager Chris Coleman.

He claims that the team are set to be part of friendly matches against teams like Sweden as part of the preparations. Wales are expected to be one of the dark horses in France. This after the team achieved qualification quite easily. Powered by the likes of Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey in the team, they have been able to stream roll past much of their opposition. Wales suffered only one defeat in their entire qualification campaign and that was only after qualification was achieved.

Welsh football association are pretty relaxed over the contractual situation

The Welsh football association are pretty relaxed over the contractual situation of their manager Chris Coleman.

The former Fulham manager is out of contract after Euro 2016. It appears that the Welsh FA are keen on extending this contract for a further two years. Coleman has also expressed his desire towards the same. However, talks over the new contract are yet to begin. The Euro 2016 starts in a couple of months and Wales have qualified for the competition in style. Coleman’s stock has never been higher after taking the national team to a major competition after more than 50 years.

Tottenham recently reversed a run of four straight matches

Tottenham recently reversed a run of four straight matches without a victory by claiming the spectacular 5-1 thrashing of newly promoted Bournemouth in the previous league outing.

However, they have to work extremely hard in order to maintain such high standards according to manager Mauricio Pochettino. The team are up against Aston Villa on Monday night. A victory is essential for Spurs if they are to keep their heads above the likes of Liverpool. Only a few weeks ago, the possibility of finishing in a top four spot looked extremely promising. The failure to win the last four games, though, has taken its toll in terms of confidence.

Louis Van Gaal’s up-and-down time at Manchester United continues

Louis Van Gaal’s up-and-down time at Manchester United continued after the recent high created by the victory over Liverpool was brought down by the 2-1 defeat against PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League.

United return to this competition after a long absence was marked by this tough away match, which would see reunions for a number of United members. Van Gaal was returning to play against his former club while this was also the case with Memphis Depay. After taking the lead through a fine goal by the latter, United conceded twice and lost their first Champions League group match.

Chris Coleman says that his team are not afraid of facing Belgium

Wales national team boss Chris Coleman says that his team are not afraid of facing Belgium, who have been now ranked as the number two team in the world.

It was only five years ago when Belgium were as low as 57th in the FIFA rankings. However, this has been substantially improved in recent years and the team are now second best after an impressive run of form during the Euro 2016 qualifiers. Several Belgium stars like Eden Hazard disappointed during the World Cup but this did not prevent the national team from almost reaching the semifinals.

Chris Coleman hopes his Team to become Best in World

Wales manager Chris Coleman says that he believes that this current team can become the best in the national team’s history.

Regarded as one of the minnows in world football, Wales have not qualified for a major tournament like the World Cup since 1958. A side that once boasted the likes of George Best could have gone on to dominate world football. However, it was not the case. Even though the latest generation of players like Craig Bellamy and Ryan Giggs continued to provide a lot of quality to the national team, it has not been enough.

World Cup 2022 to be held in Qatar

The world of football is talking about the upcoming 2022 World Cup which is going to be held in Qatar and it has turned into one of the major topics of discussion of football ever since Qatar was selected as the host and now it has been revealed that major changes will have to be done with the schedule of clubs from all around the world in order for the players to have enough rest for the worldwide event to take place which has now been changed to November and December.

Arsene Wenger unavailable until New Year due to Injury

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey will not be available until the New Year after suffering a hamstring injury in the Champions League match against Galatasaray.

Ramsey has been in great form in the last 18 months, but this season he has been hampered by injuries more often than not. The 24-year-old has featured in only 19 matches in all competitions so far. Even though he is yet to reach the peak scoring form that he achieved last season, Ramsey continues to play a vital role to free up space for the likes of Alexis Sanchez.

Welsh getting Ready for 2016 Euro Qualifying matches

The Welsh national football side is getting ready for their upcoming 2016 Euro’s qualifying match which is scheduled to be played against Belgium on November 16 with each nation in need of a victory that can aid in their progression and secure a promotion spot to the tournament which is going to be hosted by France.

Coleman delighted after recent performance

Chris Coleman was once again a delighted man after his Welsh team continued their impressive run of form in the Euro 2016 qualifiers with a 2-1 win over Cyprus. This was always seen as one of the difficult tests for the Welsh in their efforts to qualify for a major tournament in a long time. Even with a difficult group that also features the likes of Belgium, Wales have managed to go top of the table of the three matches. They remain undefeated in these three matches. Apart from Belgium, Cyprus were seen as the biggest threat for Wales in their efforts to qualify for the tournament.


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