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Sport Pulis rules out taking the Wales job

22:05  12 october  2017
22:05  12 october  2017 Source:   readsport.co

Ben Woodburn wins Wales' Young Player of the Year award

  Ben Woodburn wins Wales' Young Player of the Year award Liverpool’s Ben Woodburn has been voted as Wales’ Young Player of the Year at the FAW Awards. The 17-year-old scored a wonderful winning goal for his country on his debut against Austria, a goal which kept Wales very much in contention to qualify for the World Cup. He backed that up a few days later in Moldova by setting up Hal Robson-Kanu for another crucial goal and those two moments in particular where what helped him win the award. Woodburn was nominated for the award alongside Ethan Ampadu, Tyler Roberts, Daniel James and Liverpool teammate Harry Wilson but it was never really in doubt that he would win. Whilst the teenager is finding appearances at Liverpool hard to come by, he is very much part of the Wales squad and he’s likely to feature for his country in their upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland, respectively.

Newport-born Stoke boss Tony Pulis would be honoured to manage Wales but admits it is too early in his "I think John Toshack has done a smashing job in respect of bringing young players through. "Whoever takes over there are some good players in Wales and if you can get a good start and a few

Tony Pulis takes over at Middlesbrough having been sacked by West Brom in November. The 59-year-old, who was dismissed from his previous job at West Bromwich Albion in late November There are problems, and there have been problems here. It’s just about finding out what they are.

West Brom boss Tony Pulis has rejected claims that he could be the next manager of Wales’ national side.

Pulis, a Welshman himself, discussed the chances of him becoming the manager of his country, and was quick to dismiss the rumours that he is being lined up.

Chris Coleman remains in charge of Wales, but following their disappointing exit in the World Cup 2018 qualifiers, his future has come under scrutiny. However, it’s been reported that the Welsh players are keen for him to retain his position in charge.

Pulis, as quoted by ITV, discussed the prospect of managing Wales.

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“I’m quite happy where I am and I think it’s wrong we’re even talking about someone who’s still in a job.”

Pulis hopeful Burke and Chadli will return soon

  Pulis hopeful Burke and Chadli will return soon After a hot start to the new season, West Brom have begun to struggle. Without a win in their last five Premier League games, and six in all competitions, the Baggies need to start picking up some positive results. Last time out, Tony Pulis’ men thought they had secured all three points before Richarlison netted a late equaliser for West Brom which has brought pressure on Pulis’ shoulders, especially from the fan base. Pulis has been without the club’s two most expensive players in their history in Oliver Burke and Nacer Chadli but the manager is hopeful that the attackers will return after the international break. “We’ve just got to be patient with it. We’ve got Burke back now after the international break and hopefully Chadli will play some time and that will give us the opportunity to add them to the group.” “Hopefully by the time the window’s over we’ll have Chadli and Burke available which again should help us.” Burke has made just two appearances since his £15m move from RB Leipzig in the summer but the pace Scottish winger should add a different dynamic to the Baggies attack once he returns.

Newport-born Stoke boss Tony Pulis would be honoured to manage Wales but admits it is too early One day, if someone offered me the job it would be a great honour to manage my country, just as it "Whoever takes over there are some good players in Wales and if you can get a good start and a few

Gatland’s loyal lieutenant since the New Zealander arrived in Wales at the end of 2007 appeared to be in line to take over a year ago when he stepped in as The way the Premiership and Pro 12 panned out last season, they were not involved in the finals and nor was the other outside-half, Dan Biggar.

“Chris has done a fantastic job there and he’ll be very disappointed at the moment, as the nation are. Time is a great healer, we’ll see what Chris does in the next couple of months.”

The 59-year-old has endured a difficult start to the Premier League campaign, with his Baggies side struggling to maintain momentum in their opening seven games of the season.

Pulis will hope to rectify this when his side take on Leicester City on Saturday, as the Premier League returns.

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Pulis upbeat over keeper injuries .
Tony Pulis is keeping his fingers crossed that either Ben Foster or Boaz Myhill will be fit for their trip to Southampton.West Brom manager Tony Pulis is keeping his fingers crossed that either Ben Foster or Boaz Myhill will be fit for their trip to Southampton on Saturday.

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