From unthinkable to inevitable: the impending departure of Aaron Ramsey

There is a now-infamous photograph from December 2012, taken in an Arsenal boardroom, which shows Arsène Wenger standing behind Carl Jenkinson, Aaron Ramsey, Jack Wilshere, Kieran Gibbs, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Now, only the first two still remain at the club – and with the Welshman out of contract in the summer and his departure more…

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World Cup 2019: England vs Wales preview

Tomorrow night, Phil Neville’s Lionesses continue their World Cup qualifying campaign against bitter rivals Wales. With 30,000 people expected to come through the turnstiles at St Mary’s, and a further 4 million television viewers, we look at just what you can expect from tomorrow’s clash. The story so far The Lionesses have won all three…

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Bale becomes Wales’ all-time top goalscorer

PLUS: Butland on England no1 battle, Quinn to the rescue for Sunderland and where is Thomas Tuchel heading this summer? Bale the man for Wales While everyone prepares for the World Cup, Wales have been participating in the China Cup, where they defeated China 6-0 in Ryan Giggs’ first-ever match as Wales boss. Gareth Bale…

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Pre-world cup friendlies, England and the China Cup

The Short Pass’ Scott Salter and Susie Schaaf sit down ahead of the international break to discuss the upcoming pre-world cup friendlies, England’s squad selection and the strength of Germany and France’s squads. They also chat about Wales, the China Cup and Ryan Giggs’ first win as Wales boss – a 6-0 demolition of China.…

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Here’s three youngsters to get excited about at the China Cup

Among all the excitement of international friendlies, many football fans have failed to notice the start of the second edition of the most exciting international tournament of the year (maybe). Yes, it’s the China Cup. Wales, Uruguay and the Czech Republic, who all failed to qualify for the upcoming World Cup, travel to China for…

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