Kybok ‘n’ roll – FC Poltava 2 Karpaty Lviv 1

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Some of the best things in life are free and this was no exception.

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Wales u19s 1 Czech Republic u19s 0

Fascinating to think how far Wales’ junior sides have come as they scrapped and scrabbled and huffed and puffed to somehow hang on for this undeserved win.

It’s not like it used to be.

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Chew, what a scorcher – Ukraine 1 Wales 1 (2001)


In  the middle of Kyiv, 50 yards away from the Khreshatyk tube station is a restaurant/pub whose name escapes me.

On the menu are listed the usual starters, main courses, desserts, wines and half a page devoted to . . . chewing gums.

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Let there be light – Port Talbot 2 Airbus Broughton 2

 Port Talbot: the dramatic soul of Wales and  producer of Michael Sheen, Richard Burton and Anthony Hopkins.

And today, unwanted football drama as visiting director of football Andy Preece threatened to take his team off the pitch after he was called a black bastard.

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