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  • May 28, 2017

    Social Media goes crazy as the FAW National Coaches Conference 2017 comes to town

    Some of the biggest names in football spent a bank holiday weekend in Newport to learn all about coaching and sent social media into overdrive in the process. But as those assembled in Newport learned from some of the best minds in the game, thousands more, from around the world, followed from afar as stars like Thierry […]

  • April 11, 2017

    Reaction to Wales U15 Girls making Bob Docherty Cup history

    Wales U15 Girls wrote themselves into the record books with a second dramatic shootout win in a week and the online reaction reverberated from Dublin to Dowlais. As the girls celebrated beating Scotland on penalties, two days after beating hosts Ireland the same way, social media was abuzz with congratulations from both sides of the […]

  • Wales U15 beat Brittany
    February 23, 2017

    Wales U15 Girls complete second win over Brittany

    Wales 2-0 Brittany Wales U15 girls rounded off a perfect half-term with their second 2-0 win over Brittany in three days. After Tuesday’s 2-0 win, the Welsh girls faced a determined Brittany team at a windy Dragon Park. But during a tense last 10 minutes, Matt Clement’s team scored twice, amid jubilant scenes, to complete […]

  • Wales U15 win against Brittany
    February 21, 2017

    Wales 2-0 Brittany: U15 Girls International

    Wales U15 2-0 Brittany U15 Wales U15 Girls got their international careers off to the perfect start by beating Brittany 2-0 at Dragon Park. The tense first half swayed from end-to-end before Carrie Jones gave Wales the lead from a Morgan Rogers corner right on the stroke of the break.           […]

  • February 2, 2017

    Carl Robinson shares his most treasured Wales international memories

    Former Wales international Carl Robinson was presented his Golden 50th Cap at Dragon Park this week. Robinson was at the National Football Development Centre with his Vancouver Whitecaps squad as they completed a gruelling pre-season camp ahead of their MLS campaign. He took time out of his busy schedule share some of his most precious memories […]

  • February 1, 2017

    Watch Vancouver Whitecaps train at Dragon Park

    MLS outfit Vancouver Whitecaps trained at Dragon Park today as part of their pre-season build-up. After beating Oxford United 4-0 at the National Football Development Centre on Monday, Carl Robinson brought his squad back to Newport ahead of Thursday’s clash at Bristol City. After Monday’s victory, former Wales international Robinson said: “We’re all very impressed with […]

  • January 30, 2017

    Vancouver Whitecaps flourish on ‘beautiful’ Dragon Park pitch

     Vancouver Whitecaps 4-0 Oxford United MLS outfit Vancouver Whitecaps flourished on the Dragon Park pitch they’d spent much of the last week training on as matchday two of their pre-season tour in Wales went totally to plan. Oxford arrived in South Wales on a high after their FA Cup heroics against Newcastle on Saturday but were […]

  • January 29, 2017

    Vancouver Whitecaps brave Welsh weather to prepare for Oxford United

    Carl Robinson put his Vancouver Whitecaps squad through a rigorous pre-season session at an icy cold Dragon Park. On the eve of their clash with Oxford United, the Wales international, doing his coach education in our system, worked his team hard during a two-hour session which included a lot of ball work. Young players from […]

  • January 25, 2017

    Vancouver Whitecaps arrive at Dragon Park for pre-season camp

    Vancouver Whitecaps trained at Dragon Park as part of their pre-season camp in South Wales. The MLS outfit, coached by former Wales international Carl Robinson, kick-off their league season at Portland Timbers on Wednesday, February 15, and their preparations include matches against a Cardiff City XI and a Bristol City XI with a Monday afternoon match […]

  • January 17, 2017

    Leeds United manager Garry Monk delivers presentation to UEFA A Licence candidates

    The man who has guided Leeds United to into the Premier League promotion race was a special guest at Dragon Park for the latest FAW A Licence coaching contact. Garry Monk, who studied his coaching badges with the FAW, gave a presentation to the aspiring coaches at Dragon Park, the National Football Development Centre. Click […]