WALES 4 NORWAY 1.
Wales ran out 4-1 winners against Norway at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Wales line up:
1.Wayne Hennessey (Wolves), 2.Chris Gunter (Nottingham Forest), 3.Adam Matthews (Celtic), 4.Andrew Crofts (Norwich City), 5.Darcy Blake (Cardiff City), 6.Ashley Williams (Swansea City),,7.Joe Allen (Swansea City), 8.Craig Bellamy (Liverpool), 9.Steve Morison (Norwich City), 10.Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) CAPT, 11.Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur).
12.Lewis Price (Crystal Palace), 13.Lewin Nyatanga (Bristol City),,14.David Edwards (Wolves), 15.Andy King (Leicester City), 16.Hal Robson-Kanu (Reading), 17.Sam Vokes (Wolves), 18.Robert Earnshaw (Cardiff City).
More to follow...
Gary Speed has named a 24-man squad for the Vauxhall friendly against Norway.
Out are Boaz Myhill, Danny Collins (wife had a baby), James Collins and David Vaughan (groin injury), called up are Lewis Price and Lewin Nyatanga. Jack Collison has also been forced to pull out. No other replacements have been named. Simon Church
is also saying he has pulled out in order to be fully fit for his next club game.
Bale and Ramsey: Backed by Joe Allen.
Steve Morison insists Wales focused on World Cup.
Gareth Bale the best left-sided player around - Riise.
Fit again Danny Gabbidon (QPR) misses out. Coming back into the squad after missing the games last month are Andy King, Jack Collison, Joe Ledley, James Collins and Danny Collins.
TEAM NEWS: Both Robert Earnshaw and David Vaughan maybe doubtful due to injury.
Original Wales squad line up:
Goalkeepers: Wayne Hennessey (Wolves), Boaz Myhill (West Bromwich Albion (loan Birmingham City).
Defenders: Darcy Blake (Cardiff City), Danny Collins (Stoke City (Loan Ipswich Town), James Collins (Aston Villa), Chris Gunter (Nottingham Forest), Adam Matthews (Celtic), Neil Taylor (Swansea City), Ashley Williams (Swansea City).
Midfielders: Joe Allen (Swansea City), Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur), Jack Collison (West Ham United), Andrew Crofts (Norwich City), David Edwards (Wolves), Andy King (Leicester City), Joe Ledley (Celtic), Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal), Hal Robson-Kanu (Reading), David Vaughan (Sunderland),
Forwards: Craig Bellamy (Liverpool), Simon Church (Reading), Robert Earnshaw (Cardiff City). Steve Morison (Norwich City). Sam Vokes (Wolves).
Stand by players:
Lewis Price (Crystal Palace), Neal Eardley (Blackpool), Craig Morgan (Preston North End), Lewin Nyatanga (Bristol City), Ashley Richards (Swansea City), Rhoys Wiggins (Charlton Athletic), David Cotterill (Swansea City), Andy Dorman (Crystal Palace), Brian Stock (Doncaster Rovers), Jonathan Williams (Crystal Palace), Jermaine Easter (Crystal Palace), Ched Evans (Sheffield United).
Wednesday 9th November
Training session : Vale, Hensol. Player media session : St David's Hotel.
Friday 11th November.
Manager and captain media session : St David's Hotel, Training session at Cardiff City Stadium.
Danny Collins (source ITFC website) called up. Collins the last two matches with a groin injury. Also on the stand by list are Jonathan Williams, Lewis Price, Jermaine Easter and Andy Dorman. (source CPFC website).
The FAW has confirmed the Vauxhall International Friendly between Wales and Norway.
The game will take place on Saturday, 12th November, 2011 at the Cardiff City Stadium. Kick off at 3pm.
Update on Wales' friendly next month. Sgorio understands that Norway will be Wales' opponents on Saturday November 12th, match to be played in South Wales.
"Look forward to Wales v Norway on Sat Nov 12 at 3pm in Cardiff. Next challenge for our team as Norway is difficult opponent to play against." - Wales assitant Raymond Verheijen.
Please note this is to be confirmed by the FAW this week.
Update on Wales playing France next month. According to the French Football Federation website, France will be playing Belgium and the USA.
According to reports this morning Wales are set to travel to Costa Rica next month for their first friendly match ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
Please note this is yet to be confirmed by the FAW.
- France friendly? [12 Oct 11]
Update: The Costa Rica friendly seems like a no go today. A nation outside UEFA is still a possibility. [11 Oct 11]
posted: Mon, 10 Oct, 2011 08:04 UK.