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Wrexham 1 - 1 Woking (HT)

Wrexham are currently drawing with Woking in the Conference after a late goal just before the half time whistle.

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Woking's Scott Rendell put the visitors in the lead with a goal in the 23rd minute.

Wrexham equalised 15 minutes later after a right footed shot by Louis Moult.


Collins out of Wales squad with hamstring injury

James Collins
West Ham defender James Collins has withdrawn from the Wales squad set to play Andorra due to injury. Credit: Nigel French/EMPICS Sport

Wales international James Collins has withdrawn from the squad's Euro 2016 qualifier against Andorra. The Football Association of Wales says the West Ham defender is suffering from a hamstring injury.

He's been replaced by Newcastle United's Paul Dummett for the match on 9th September.

Paul Dummett
Newcastle United's Paul Dummett has been called up to the Wales squad for the Andorra game. Credit: David Davies/PA Archive

UEFA Euro 2016: Wales squad to face Andorra named

The Wales squad has been announced for the forthcoming UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier against Andorra.


Wayne Hennessey - Crystal Palace; Kyle Letheren - Dundee; Owain Fon Williams - Tranmere Rovers #ANDvWAL


James Chester - Hull City; James Collins - West Ham United; Ben Davies - Tottenham Hotspur; Chris Gunter - Reading #ANDvWAL


Adam Matthews - Celtic; Samuel Ricketts - Wolverhampton Wanderers; Neil Taylor - Swansea City; Ashley Williams - Swansea City #ANDvWAL


Joe Allen - Liverpool; Emyr Huws - Manchester City (Loan Wigan Athletic); Andy King - Leicester City; Joe Ledley - Crystal Palace #ANDvWAL


Aaron Ramsey - Arsenal; David Vaughan - Nottingham Forest; Gareth Bale - Real Madrid; Simon Church - Charlton Athletic #ANDvWAL


Tom Lawrence - Manchester United; Hal Robson-Kanu - Reading; George Williams - Fulham; Jonathan Williams - Crystal Palace #ANDvWAL

Coleman to announce Euro 2016 qualifier squad

Wales manager Chris Coleman believes the 'holy grail' of qualifying for a major tournament is within reach if he can play his best team in the Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Chris Coleman

The campaign starts in Andorra on 9th September, but it is the games against group favourites Belgium and Bosnia-Herzegovina as well as Israel and Cyprus which will determine whether Wales make it to France in 2016

Wales haven't qualified for a major final since the World Cup of 1958.

But, there is real hope this time that Coleman can turn that around by guiding a talented group of players to an expanded 24-team championship.

We're going into it with enthusiasm. Expectations are always high and it's all to play for. The holy grail for us is to qualify and we've got a chance to do that over 10 games with a little bit of luck. That's the objective.

– Chris Coleman, Wales manager

Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale heads the list but Coleman can also call on the likes of Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey, Liverpool's Joe Allen and Swansea skipper Ashley Williams.

The squad will be announced later today.


Watch: Malky insists he's 'no racist' and 'no homophobe'

Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay has said he's 'no racist, no sexist and no homophobe', as he apologised for sending text messages he's called 'unacceptable.'

It's been alleged that he exchanged controversial text messages with his former recruitment chief Iain Moody, while they were both at the Bluebirds.

In a television interview, Mackay has now admitted sending three 'inappropriate' messages and says he did make a mistake.

Nick Hartley has the story.


Malky Mackay: 'I am no racist ... I am no homophobe'

Malky Mackay has insisted he is "no racist," "no homophobe" and "no anti-Semitic" after offensive text messages he is alleged to have sent were revealed.

The former Cardiff City manager said he was under "immense pressure" at the time the messages were sent, but admitted "it should not have happened".

Cardiff to LMA boss: "You should resign"

Cardiff City Football Club have called for the chief executive of the League Managers Association to resign.

Cardiff City
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Cardiff say LMA chief executive Richard Bevan's position is "untenable" following public statements from the LMA on behalf of their former manager Malky Mackay.

Cardiff says it was "reprehensible that the LMA should itself put out a statement which seeks to dismiss deeply offensive racist comments as 'friendly banter'."

We also point out that the LMA members have a ‘Code of Conduct’ incorporated into their managerial contracts. One of the requirements is “A Manager shall not use racist or other discriminatory language. A Manager’s behaviour should demonstrate to Players and other employees under his control that discrimination in any form is unacceptable.” We therefore find it entirely reprehensible that the LMA should itself put out a statement which seeks to dismiss deeply offensive racist comments as 'friendly banter'.

If that is the view held by the LMA, as appears from its statement, we consider that Richard Bevan’s position is untenable and we call for his resignation"

– Cardiff City Football Club

Click here for the full statement by Cardiff City FC.

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