Matthew Jones appointed Wales Under 18 manager
page updated Fri, 21 Aug 20 :12:53
Wales' Under 18 squad (players born in 2003) are set to meet up for September training camp
Matthew Jones has been appointed as Wales Under 18 manager, taking charge of a new age group squad that is due to participate in UEFA competition later this year.
Former Wales international Jones, earned 13 caps between 1999 and 2003, before injury cut his professional career short.
Jones joins the FAW coaching set-up from Swansea City.
"I'm very proud to be making this step, it's a fantastic chance that I've been given I feel so overwhelmed and so incredibly proud to be part of the international set-up. It provides me with an opportunity to apply my unique way of working with players, putting the person first before the player and instilling the right principles that are within the Welsh curriculum. Knowing Ryan (Giggs), Rob Page, Paul (Bodin) and Rob Edwards, there's a wonderful working family that I'm going to be part of, not only are they excellent coaches in their own right but they're also wonderful people, creating a positive environment." - Matthew Jones
Matthew Jones was with the Wales Under 16 squad in the Victory Shield last November.
Fixtures confirmed in due course.
For season 2020/21 Matthew Jones will be in charge of players born in 2003, last season Under 17 squad.
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