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Line-up for Michael Jackson tribute concert in Cardiff announced

Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green and Smokey Robinson will all sing in Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium on 8 October as a tribute to the King of Pop — Michael Jackson. The line up to this one-off tribute concert also includes Cee Lo Green,  Leona Lewis, JLS, Alien Ant Farm and Craig David – with other acts expected … Continue reading

Guest blog: Take That reunites in Cardiff, as do their fans

By Sarah Agnew It was like the meeting of the clans, a meet of women. Absolutely a phenomenon, surely never was there an occasion where such a disproportionate number of women of a certain age collected together on such a scale. Such is the draw of Jason (still my favourite), Gary the talented one, Mark … Continue reading

EURO 2012: Aaron Ramsey named as Wales captain for England match

Midfielder Aaron Ramsey has been named as the new Wales captain, manager Gary Speed has announced. The 20-year-old will take the armband for the first time in Saturday’s Euro 2012 qualifier against England in Cardiff. See More: Wales winger Gareth Bale is out of England match The match will coincidentally be Ramsey’s first for his … Continue reading

Injured Bale out of Euro 2012 qualifier

Gareth Bale is out of Saturday’s Euro 2012 qualifier due to a hamstring injury. Wales will now face England at the Millennium Stadium minus their 21-year-old winger. In a statement, the Football Association of Wales said:  “Due to a hamstring problem, Gareth Bale has had to withdraw from the Wales squad to face England on … Continue reading

EURO 2012: new Wales era to start against England, says Joe Ledley

Will Bain is a trainee journalist at Cardiff Journalism School and is the editor of the This is Canton blog By Will Bain Wales star Joe Ledley believes the Gary Speed era will begin in earnest this week, and predicts a bright future under the former international midfielder. Speed, who won 85 caps for his … Continue reading

EURO 2012: Wales team announced to play England

Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey and Craig Bellamy all return for Gary Speed’s first competitive match as Wales manager against England next week. The trio have all been named in Speed’s 25-man squad for the Euro 2012 qualifier at the Millennium Stadium in eight days’ time. Arsenal youngster Ramsey could feature for his country for the … Continue reading

Six Nations: Wales v Ireland as it happened

More at ITV.com/Wales Wales v Ireland as it happened gives you all the news, views and nonsense from the Millennium Stadium. Get involved by emailing tim.hart@itv.com, or tweet him @Timwellspent. ____________________________________________________________________ By Tim Hart Published: 3pm 12 March 2011 Tim’s Twitter Full-time: Wales 19-13 Ireland 1852: So to sum it up; Mike Phillips and Ryan … Continue reading

Six Nations: Wales v Ireland match report

Wales 19-13 Ireland By ITV Wales staff and agencies Wales claimed a controversial victory at the Millennium Stadium which kept their RBS 6 Nations title hopes alive and ended Ireland’s bid for a fifth Triple Crown in eight seasons. Scrum-half Mike Phillips celebrated his 50th cap by scoring an opportunist try to underpin Wales’ first … Continue reading

Six Nations: Wales cannot afford any more indiscipline, says Dan Lydiate

Dan Lydiate admits there is no hiding place from the damaging number of penalties Wales have conceded in this season’s RBS 6 Nations Championship. And the Newport Gwent Dragons flanker accepts Wales can expect to be punished by Ireland’s prolific points accumulator Ronan O’Gara if they do not tighten up their discipline. See More: read … Continue reading

Six Nations: Wales team to play Ireland announced

James Hook will make his second start at fly-half in this season’s RBS 6 Nations Championship when Wales face Ireland on Saturday. Hook, who wore the number 10 shirt and guided Wales to victory over Scotland at Murrayfield last month, replaces Stephen Jones. Jones is on the bench, with fit-again Scarlets centre Jonathan Davies returning … Continue reading

2012 Olympics first event to be held in Cardiff

Cardiff’s Millenniumn Stadium is hosting the first event of the 2012 Olympics two days before the opening ceremony on the 27 July. The women’s football tournament is set to start in the city on the 25 July according to Games schedules released today. The first match will be held at the Millennium Stadium on Wednesday, … Continue reading

Six Nations: Wales squad announced to play England

Wales coach Warren Gatland has named his team which will play England in their opening RBS 6 Nations game against England on Friday evening. Wales have made eight changes from the defeat to New Zealand in November with James Hook the only survivor in the backline. Gatland has put Hook at full-back meaning Lee Byrne … Continue reading

Six Nations: are Wales good enough to win the tournament?

The shock omission of flanker Martyn Williams was the main talking point from Monday’s Six Nations squad announcement. But, as the countdown to Wales v England continues, our sports correspondent Richard Morgan asks: can this squad challenge for silverware in the Six Nations and beyond? He may be called the ‘nugget’, but being a golden … Continue reading

Guest blog: The WRU tries to find solution to the worrying decline in Millennium Stadium ticket sales

Just one of Wales’ autumn international games sold out this year at the Millennium Stadium. Not even the world champions South Africa could draw in the punters. By Sam Shead The first match against Australia had 20,000 spare seats, which is one of the lowest recorded attendances since the stadium was built. The game against … Continue reading

Wales v New Zealand: match report

Wales 25-37 New Zealand Dan Carter broke Jonny Wilkinson’s world Test points record at the Millennium Stadium as New Zealand completed their third Grand Slam tour of Britain and Ireland in six seasons. All Blacks fly-half Carter missed four first-half kicks, but an early long-range penalty took him past England star Wilkinson’s mark of 1,178. … Continue reading

Wales v New Zealand: minute-by-minute report

More at ITV.com/Wales Wales v New Zealand: minute-by-minute-report gives you all the news, views and nonsense from the Millennium Stadium. Get involved by emailing tim.hart@itvwales.com, or tweet him @Timwellspent. ———————————————————————————————— By Tim Hart Published: 3pm 26 November 2010 Tim’s Twitter FULL-TIME: Wales 25-37 New Zealand 7.07pm: Simply put New Zealand were far more clinical and … Continue reading

Wales v New Zealand: ban hit Keven Mealamu hard

New Zealand hooker Keven Mealamu has described the fall-out from his ban for striking England captain Lewis Moody with his head as the toughest period of his eight-year international career. The 31-year-old Blues forward was initially handed a four-week suspension after being cited over the incident, which appeared to show him butting Moody as the … Continue reading

Wales v Fiji: match report

Wales 16-16 Fiji Fiji fly-half Seremaia Bai kicked a last-gasp penalty to earn his side a deserved draw against a mediocre Wales at the Millennium Stadium. The South Sea Islanders had dumped Wales out of the 2007 World Cup the last time the sides met, and they looked set to claim a first win over … Continue reading

Fiji coach Sam Domoni makes eight changes for Wales match

Fiji coach Sam Domoni has made eight changes to his starting XV to face Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Friday night. Watch an interview with Ospreys and Wales player Adam Jones Gloucester flanker Akapusi Qera drops to the bench after starting Saturday’s 34-12 defeat to France in Nantes while Clermont flyer Napolioni Nalaga is … Continue reading

Travel information for Wales v Fiji

Fiji are the visitors to Cardiff this Friday, where they play Wales in their third Autumn international at the city’s Millennium Stadium. Kick off is at 7:30pm and fans travelling to the match are advised to plan their journeys well in advance, arrive early and be aware of road closures in the city centre. Fans … Continue reading

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