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Wales not a one-man team, says Gareth Bale


Gareth Bale has dismissed the notion Wales are a one-man team as he prepares to spearhead their Euro 2016 campaign. Wales face Slovakia on Saturday in what will be their first match at a major tournament since the 1958 World Cup. Although Bale scored seven of Wales’ 11 goals in qualifying for Euro 2016, the Real Madrid forward does not ...

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Moment of history: Wales qualify for Euro 2016


Wales manager Chris Coleman went from despair to elation in a matter of seconds as his country finally ended their 57-year wait to reach a major tournament despite a 2-0 defeat against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Saturday. When the final whistle blew in Zenica, Coleman thought Wales’ first defeat of the qualifying campaign meant he would have to wait until the last ...

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Wales ready for Belgium – Ramsey


Surging Wales can defeat top-notch Belgium in June and close in on reaching the finals of Euro 2016 in France, Aaron Ramsey believes. Chris Coleman’s men were impressive in defeating Israel 3-0 in Haifa on Saturday night, a win that put them top of the Group B qualifier. Next up is a home game on June 12 against group favourites ...

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Wales’ Bale bemoans ‘worst pitch ever’ against Andorra


Wales’ match-winner Gareth Bale described the pitch for their 2-1 Euro 2016 qualifying win in Andorra as “by far the worst I have ever played on”. Real Madrid winger Bale, 25, scored twice, including a late free-kick, after Andorra had taken a shock lead from the penalty spot. The opening Group B qualifier was played on a 3G artificial surface. ...

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