Jonny Williams targets another major tournament appearance with Wales
Jonny Williams’ career has mirrored a roller coaster but he is determined toenjoy another high with Wales next summer.
The midfielder was unable to stopCharlton going straight back down from the Sky Bet Championship last month – ayear after he helped the Addicks into the second tier with promotion via theLeague One play-offs.
Williams featured in the Wembley win against old clubSunderland in May 2019 after he had spent the 2017-18 campaign on loan withthe Black Cats, who went on to suffer relegation.
Fit and raring to go for thenext challenge, the 26-year-old has the ultimate long-term goal this season ofappearing at another European Championship with Wales.
Former Crystal Palace midfielder Jonny Williams is proud of best friendWilfried Zaha for standing up to racism and stepping forward in the fight forequality, especially with it out of character for the winger. On July 11 theIvory Coast international was sent racist messages and imagery on social mediawhich resulted in a 12-year-old boy being arrested in connection with theincident. West Midlands Police have since released the individual underinvestigation, but Zaha, after bringing it to the attention of a wideraudience, wants sites like Twitter and Instagram to do more to prevent peoplesuffering racism.
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After the release of this year’s A-level results for England, Wales andNorthern Ireland, many students will be pondering their futures. Thedisruption caused to the exam process by the coronavirus pandemic has led tomuch uncertainty across the education system.
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Residents in Wrexham, north Wales, are shocked by a sudden lightning bolt on acloudy morning. The Met Office has forecast hot, stormy weather with yellowweather warnings for much of the UK in the coming days.
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Some cancer patients face a “cliff edge” of choosing between their health andfinances as the shielding programme draws to a close, a charity has warned.Macmillan Cancer Support said that the shielding programme, whereby peopleclassed as clinically extremely vulnerable to the risks of Covid-19 have beenasked to take extra measures to protect themselves, has been a “vitallifeline”. But the programme, which will be “paused” from August 1 in England,Scotland, Northern Ireland, and on August 16 in Wales, will see many peopleforced to return to work. A survey conducted by Macmillan Cancer Support, andshared with the PA news agency, found that many cancer patients were fearfulof returning to workplaces, with 42% saying they feel it is currently unsafefor them to work outside of their home.
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Eddie Howe has left his role as Bournemouth manager by mutual consent, the SkyBet Championship club have announced. The 42-year-old was unable to keep theCherries in the Premier League, with relegation confirmed on the final daydespite a 3-1 victory at Everton.
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Danny Cowley has been sacked as Huddersfield manager, the Championship club have announced.The 41-year-old and assistant, brother Nicky, will leave the Terriers immediately.The pair took over from Jan Siewert in September but have won just 13 of their 40 games, with Huddersfield yet to mathematically secure safety in the Sky Bet Championship.
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An 18-year-old man has been arrested over the murders of two sisters in a London park, the Metropolitan Police said.The teenager was arrested at an address in south London overnight on suspicion of the murders of both Nicole Smallman, 27, and Bibaa Henry, 46, at Fryent Country Park in Wembley, north-west London, in the early hours of June 6.
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