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Latest news - July 1999.
 New manager to be named early next week.
The FAW hope to name their new manager early next week. The sub-comittee will hold interviews over the next 48 hours to decide on a replacement for Bobby Gould. The FAW want a new manager found and in charge before the next Euro 2000 qualifier against Belarus in September.

Key men in the frame:

Terry Venables.
Neville Southall.
Kevin Ratcliffe.
Howard Kendall.

Wednesday July 28th 1999.

 Craig Bellamy to miss most of the coming season. - Johnson out.
Norwich City striker Craig Bellamy will miss most of the coming season with a serious knee injury. He has damaged ligaments in a pre-season friendly. Also Andy Johnson of Nottingham Forest is out for four months with a Achilles problem.

Tuesday, July 20th 1999.

 New manager :- latest news.
Terry Venables has hinted at the possibility of taking on the Welsh manager's job. He confirmed that he has had talks with FAW.

"Latest quotes:"

Bryan Flynn.
"Its news to me that I have spoken to the Welsh FA."

Peter Nicholas.
"Terry would be ideal. He's got a proven track record and he's a big name who Wales really need to draw the crowds and draw the players."

Terry Venables.
"Becoming Wales manager is a possibility and there has been talk about it."

Tuesday, July 20th 1999.

 New manager to be selected soon.
The FAW's seven man committee look set to select a new manager before the next Euro 2000 qualifier against Belarus on September 4.

A full FAW council meeting is set for August 18.

Wednesday, July 14th 1999.

 Wales v England friendly?
The FAW has asked the English FA for a friendly international to be played at the new Millennium stadium. A date sometime in November has been suggested. The two teams have not meet in a full international since 1984.

"What FAW official Mark Evans said:"

"If England did accept our invitation, it would be a massive draw"

Friday, July 9th 1999.

 FAW secure Millennium Stadium deal.
Complex negotiations between the Welsh rugby union and the FAW have finally been completed, allowing football internationals to be played at the new stadium.

Because the new stadium is run by Millennium plc, a new contract had to be negotiated from scratch.

"What the FAW said:"

"The deal is done. It was ratified at our recent council meeting and the new stadium will be our home."

"It was very detailed and complicated. We needed a completely new agreement."

Friday, July 2nd 1999.

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