Defiant, unapologetic and emotional: Terry snatches back England armband

Defender concedes he is not a universal first choice but only regrets that criticism of Capello during last year's World Cup became public

John Terry insists he has backing of England squad

John Terry admitted today he was "not everyone's cup of tea" after being reinstated as England captain but insisted he had the backing of the whole squad.

England too scared to perform claims Craig Bellamy

Wales striker Craig Bellamy believes the pressure placed on England's players has left them scared stiff and unable to perform to their potential on the international stage.

Rush calls upon Wales to revive the spirit of '84

"In Rush they are armed with the most dangerous marksman in Britain." The Times was confident of the threat facing England when they visited Wales for their final meeting in the British Home Championship on 2 May 1984. After all, Ian Rush was that season's First Division top-scorer with 32 goals for the champions Liverpool. Yet Wales's last win over their old foe came via the head of a 20-year-old debutant called Mark Hughes.

Bale and Ramsey in Wales squad to face England

Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey will make welcome returns to the Wales squad for new manager Gary Speed's first competitive match against England next week.

Cardiff pay the penalty after Dikgacoi's finish

Crystal Palace 1 Cardiff City 0

Ricketts determined to raise game for England

Sam Ricketts is confident Wales can match England next month despite a poor start to the Gary Speed era. Speed's first match as Wales manager ended in a limp 3-0 defeat as his side capitulated in the second half of their Carling Nations Cup opener against the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday night.

Bellamy's belter ends long wait for Cardiff

Swansea City 0 Cardiff City 1

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Bellamy's stunning late free-kick gives sloppy Cardiff a lucky point

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Mancini in the firing line as Santa Cruz makes his Rovers return

Roque Santa Cruz became the latest discarded Manchester City player to aim a swipe at Roberto Mancini after completing a move back to Blackburn.

Craig Bellamy arrested over 'assault'

Manchester City striker Craig Bellamy has been arrested on suspicion of assault.

Chopra gives Cardiff the edge

Cardiff City 2 Leeds United 1

Jones' future is finely balanced as Cardiff's form falls off a cliff

Bristol City 3 Cardiff City 0

Severn sins leave Cardiff in search of redemption

Bristol City 3 Cardiff City 0
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