news - May 2000.
have major injury problems ahead of the friendly
against Portugal in Chaves next Friday. Robbie
Savage has been ruled out with an ankle injury,
Dean Saunders has a calf injury and Ryan Giggs is
doubtful with a thigh strain.
Thursday, May 25th 2000.
Hughes prepares for Brazil and the future.
Hughes has pointed to the fact that the Brazil
and Portugal friendlies are key preparation
matches ahead of the World Cup opener against
Belarus in September.
Mark Hughes said:
"These were the two matches I always
formed in my own thoughts as the key ones
in building up to the World Cup."
Sunday, May 21st 2000.
Coleman ruled out of Brazil clash.
Coleman has been ruled out of the forthcoming
friendly matches against Brazil and Portugal. He
faces a knee operation, which will keep him out
of action until early July.
Chris Coleman said:
"I'm devastated to be missing the
chance to play against the Brazilians,
it's the chance in a lifetime to be on
the same pitch as some of the best
players in the world."
Thursday, May 18th 2000.
in determined mood.
| Matthew Jones
is determined to make Wales' game
against Brazil on May 23. Treatment is being
delayed on his shin splint injury until after the
Matthew Jones said:
"Any treatment will be delayed until
after the game. I don't want to lose out
by not playing for Wales."
Wednesday, May 17th 2000.
and Portugal squad announced.
| Mark Hughes
has named his squad for the friendly
international's against Brazil and Portugal.
click here for
full squad details.
Mark Hughes said about Craig Bellamy:
"He's a very confident lad, a bubbly
character, and I just want him back and
fully fit. Players like him are the
future for Wales."
Tuesday, May 9th 2000.
prices set to remain the same.
| The FAW are
set to reward the public for their support over
the two sell-out games against Finland and Brazil
by keeping ticket prices the same value for the
2002 World Cup. Wales kick-off their home
campaign in October against Norway.
May 4th 2000.
linked with Spurs move.
Coleman is being linked with a possible move to
Tottenham Hotspur. Coleman has been targeted
recently by several Premiership clubs.
Tuesday, May 2nd 2000.