Jurgen Klopp will insist he had no choice as his senior squad prepare to face Monterrey in the semi-final of the Club World Cup on Wednesday, and, while it was arguably a nadir for this much maligned competition, Liverpool’s display still offered hope for the future. … [Read more...] about Aston Villa hammer five past youngest-ever Liverpool side to progress to Carabao Cup semi-finals
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How a rugby game became a battle against apartheid 'Without coal Wales would be part of England' Six ways Rugby changed the world "Rugby was obviously started by young men in private schools....but as society changed in the late 19th Century more and more people from different backgrounds came into the game and gave it a sense of local identity. … [Read more...] about Six Nations: How did Welsh rugby become a game for all?
He decided not to put it on open sale and instead gave the Welsh Sports Hall of Fame until the end of September to buy it for a fraction of the market price - on condition that it remained on display to rugby fans. … [Read more...] about Return to Wales for 1893 Triple Crown rugby medal
Others went off to war too. Jasper Brett and Vincent McNamara of the Irish team did not come home. Dai Watts of the Terrible Eight was killed in action at Bazentin Ridge in France in 1916. … [Read more...] about Wales v Ireland: Rugby’s ‘most violent game’ re-told
Bill Kochevar, 53, has had electrical implants in the motor cortex of his brain and sensors inserted in his forearm, which allow the muscles of his arm and hand to be stimulated in response to signals from his brain, decoded by computer. After eight years, he is able to drink and feed himself without assistance. … [Read more...] about Paralysed man moves arm using power of thought in world first