Wales vs Montenegro & England

During the final days of Mark Hughes reign at the helm of the Wales national team when the marvellous win in Helsinki and a fully deserved victory over Italy were a fading memory, Welsh fans would often travel to games more in hope than expectation. ┬áThen John Toshack came and ┬ákilled the hope. An inevitable slide down the world rankings ensued with defeats home and away to Russia, Germany and […]

Why was 26th March 1927 a big day for Welsh football?

26th March 1927 was an important day in Cardiff City’s history, it was the day they beat Reading at Molineux in the FA Cup semi final in a competition they would go on to win for the only time in their history. A big moment for the club, but also a very good day for Welsh football. Amazing as it seems now, at the time there were six Welsh clubs […]

Borough United Football Club

The first Welsh club to get past the first round of a European tie weren’t Cardiff City. They also weren’t Swansea, or Wrexham, Newport County, Bangor City or Merthyr Tydfil. They were the little known club from North Wales, Borough United. Despite being a Cardiff City supporter for about fifteen years, and spending much of my time reading about Welsh football and some of the odder aspects of the European […]