The town of Bala in north Wales has been renamed ‘Bale’ ahead of the national team’s European Championship Group B match against England on Thursday. Four road signs directing drivers to the town have been changed in honour of Gareth Bale, the Real Madrid forward, who will lead Wales’ front line at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens.
Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Reports are varied over how much Jose Mourinho will be paid in his deal to become Manchester United, with the Daily Express quoting £10million-a-year, while the Daily Mail claim he will earn £15m-a-year in the Old Trafford hotseat. It is also reported the Portuguese coach will get
Carvalhal’s side had drawn three Championship games in a row before beating Cardiff Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal is proud that his team have secured a play-off spot, despite being “outsiders” for promotion. The Owls comfortably beat Cardiff 3-0 on Saturday to guarantee a top-six finish in the Championship. “I said from the beginning that
Dele Alli made his England debut in October Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli will miss the rest of the season after being banned for three games for violent conduct. He admitted a charge after television cameras showed him punching West Brom player Claudio Yacob in the stomach. Alli, 20, contested the standard three-match penalty as “clearly
Peter Whittingham’s injury time penalty secured victory over 10-man Bolton Russell Slade says Cardiff City face a “cup final” against play-off rivals Sheffield Wednesday next Saturday. The Bluebirds snatched a late 2-1 win against Bolton to close the gap on sixth-placed Wednesday to four points. Cardiff must win at Hillsborough on the penultimate weekend of