Gary Speed

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A court in Liverpool at the trial of football coach  Barry Bennell heard that Gary Speed (pictured above) is one of four players that were coached by Bennell to take their own lives. Photograph:  Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images

Gary Speed was one of four players from Barry Bennell’s junior football teams who killed themselves later in life after being coached by the man now c(...)

Jonathan Ford will face a disciplinary commission over his comment that the next Wales manager will ‘definitely’ not be English. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty

Football Association of Wales chief executive Jonathan Ford is to face a disciplinary commission over his comment that the next Wales manager will “de(...)

Craig Bellamy has expressed his interest in the vacant Wales job. Photograph: Inpho

Retired Wales players Craig Bellamy and John Hartson are eager to become the next manager of the national team following Chris Coleman’s resignation f(...)

Chris Coleman quit as Wales manager on Novemnber 17th to take over at Sunderland after he failed to steer his country to the World Cup. Photo: Franck Fife/Getty Images

Chris Coleman considers himself “lucky” to have been offered the Sunderland job despite inheriting a club engaged in a desperate fight to avoid relega(...)

Sunderland are to appoint Wales boss Chris Coleman as their new manage. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Chris Coleman has agreed to become the new Sunderland manager. The 47-year-old is expected to be confirmed as Simon Grayson’s successor over the week(...)

Wales manager Chris Coleman looks on as Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill celebrates at full time. Photograph: PA

Chris Coleman has met senior players and has been urged to stay on as Wales manager despite the failure to qualify for next year’s World Cup finals in(...)

Wales player Gareth Bale in action during a Wales open training session ahead of their World Cup Qualifier against the Republic of Ireland. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

The Welsh FA are delighted with the slogan they have been using for the last couple of years: “Together Stronger”. It works better for them than “Stro(...)

Wales’ Chris Gunter speaks to the media ahead of his side’s clash with Ireland on Friday. Photo: David Davies/PA

Chris Gunter will reach a new Wales caps landmark in Dublin on Friday night — but what he really wants is a first international goal. Gunter will dra(...)

Leicester’s Jamie Vardy has failed to replicate last season’s form  . Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Nineteen years ago, Howard Wilkinson came to Dublin to talk to some students about football. He was then the last English manager to have won the Engl(...)

Jason Dunford: Says Barry Bennell had access to hundreds upon hundreds of children. Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian

I was Barry Bennell’s captain when I was a kid. He was the Pied Piper, like everyone says, and the most amazing football coach I’ve ever seen. There w(...)

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