Team Guide of Wales To EURO 2016

Team Guide of Wales To EURO 2016


As the country lies on Great Britain, Wales to EURO 2016 qualifies for EURO 2016 this summer in France. There are some notable players that become the member of team squad of Wales such as Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey and many others. As you know, Gareth Bale plays for Real Madrid since few times ago, while Ramsey has been playing for Arsenal since 2008.

The head coach

In 2012, Chris Coleman was actually appointed to be the manager of Wales to EURO 2016 team due to Gary Speed death. He turned into a manager when he firstly managed Fulham right in 2003, actually two years after having serious leg injuries in a car accident. Fulham finished at ninth ranking in Premier League classification. He unable to make a great breakthrough for his club that led him to be sacked right in April 2007. After that, he directly joined Real Sociedad and resigned after manage them for seven months.

Later on, he took a job for Conventry and he was sacked again. He moved to Greece especially with Larissa football club but he was sacked. On January 2012, he agreed to be the head coach of Wales national team.

How Wales qualified?

Even though Wales became the runner up of the Group B, the team only successfully defeated Bosnia with 2-0 victory. Gareth Bale actually scored about eleven goals. The team showed their excellent contributions and quality from Ashley Williams, Joe Allen, Wayne Hennessey, Aaron Ramsey and many others.

The 1-0 winning over Belgium in Brussels made them to the top of the group and made certain that their step would be sustainable. The team has the help from one of the greatest player as well as solid foundations that makes it as the great team from Great Britain.

The history of the tournament

Wales haven’t been to a major football tournament since FIFA 1958 World Cup. However, they came close in 1976 World Cup as they won their group but Yugoslavia defeated them during quarter final stage in Belgrade. They performed quite creditable in qualification for EURO 1984, EURO 1988 and also EURO 1992 when their team was getting draw results.

Notable player

Gareth Bale is considered as the most notable player Wales ever had. He is named as the most expensive football player in the world. He has dribbling prowess and effortless acceleration to hurt defenses and stretch midfields.

Sometimes, it looks like a contrast with his performance in Real Madrid but many people assume that is performance with Wales to EURO 2016 national team is consistent.

The rising player

Jonny Williams is named as the potential player who plays for Crystal Palace. He spent much of his time on loan to Ipswich. He currently plays for Nottingham Forest where he is claimed to have more ability and quality rather than Bakary Sakho, Yohan Cabaye, James McArthur, and Mile Jedinak. This twenty two years old player is able to run with the ball menacingly, passes astutely and ping shots from distance. However, injury has restricted his appearance for Wales to EURO 2016 but he said that with Bale has great visions and runs.


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