Giggs interviewed as Wales continue manager search

He was assistant to Louis van Gaal at Manchester United before taking job on an interim basis

The interviews took place on Thursday (Jan 11), overseen by Jonathan Ford, the FAW chief executive, and it is anticipated that a decision will be made quickly, with Giggs now the front runner.

He is the FAW technical director and was a highly influential figure in Wales's success under Coleman in his role as the assistant manager.

Giggs is thought to have backing by some former players in his quest for the Wales job and spoke about his interest last month.

The 44-year-old earned 64 Wales caps during his distinguished playing career with Manchester United, who he managed for four games on an interim basis in 2014.

Barack Obama Reveals Favorite Books, Songs of 2017
He joked that since he has some "extra time on his hands" this year he chose to bring the lists back. Obama has in his eight years of presidency not hidden his love for music, fashion and literature.

Liam Neeson says the gender pay gap is 'f---ing disgraceful'
If you're thinking, "Hey, it's Non-Stop , but on a train instead of a plane", well, you're in the zone. This is basically just Liam Neeson telling you to turn right, turn left, or make a U-turn.

Finney Only Player Listed By Tomlin After Browns Game
Hue Jackson's voice cracked briefly as he tried to quantify the unquantifiable. "This part of the journey is over with", he said. Seven of his carries went for five or more yards, breaking four of them for 10-plus yards including a long of 21.

Giggs has been without a club since then, although he held meetings with Swansea about their vacancy in the autumn of 2016, before the Swans ultimately went in another direction.

The likes of Craig Bellamy, Mark Hughes, Carl Robinson and Tony Pulis have all been put forward as possible replacements, but it's Giggs who now leads the way at the top of the betting market at 1/3, after news broke of his interview. Robinson was something of a mentor to both of Wales's two major players when they emerged onto the worldwide scene. "I've not spoken to anyone at the moment but I'd definitely be interested".

Coleman enjoyed a very successful spell in in charge of Wales, memorably leading them to the semi-finals at Euro 2016.

Chris Coleman left the role in November after Wales failed to qualify for this summer's World Cup and FAW officials are keen to make a swift appointment - before the draw for the Nations League on January 24.


  • Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc (ADMS) Insider Rajiv Patni Sells 733 Shares of Stock

    With that said, researchers took a deep dive into the hotly debated question: is it too late to buy Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc . It increased, as 39 investors sold MA shares while 488 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 94 raised stakes.
    Israeli Father Of 6 Killed In West Bank Drive-By Shooting

    Israeli Father Of 6 Killed In West Bank Drive-By Shooting

    An Israeli rabbi was murdered in a drive-by shooting on nearby the Havat Gilat outpost. He died of his injuries at a Kfar Saba hospital.
    Runaway cow moos away flights from runway

    Runaway cow moos away flights from runway

    Airport sources said CISF personnel and other staff used scare-guns and sticks to drive the cow out of the operational area. The figures indicate a 50 per cent increase in such cases since 2014, which witnessed 719 bird or animal hits.
  • A Study Has Linked Ibruprofen To Male Infertility, But Don't Freak Out

    A Study Has Linked Ibruprofen To Male Infertility, But Don't Freak Out

    They found 23 percent of the increase in levels of luteinizing hormone (LH) in ibuprofen group after two weeks uses of ibuprofen. This study also looked at a couple of other hormones produced by the testes and found that they, too, were reduced by ibuprofen.
    Transgender woman to grace German Playboy cover for the first time

    Transgender woman to grace German Playboy cover for the first time

    Accompanying the image of her posing topless, she wrote: "My dears I'm on the latest Playboy cover and very proud of the result. The German edition of Playboy magazine for the first time features a transgender model on the cover of its January issue.

    Trump signals good relationship with Kim Jong Un

    Trump told the Journal in his nearly hour-long interview that Lewandowski had more to do with his campaign's success than Bannon. Trump's statement came after both the leaders were recently been engaged in a war of words on Twitter.
  • Peter Thiel's VC firm bought huge amounts of bitcoin

    Peter Thiel's VC firm bought huge amounts of bitcoin

    Bitcoin continues to make global headlines on an nearly daily basis, and Thiel seems to be effectively leveraging that furor. The bitcoin investment is estimated to be the most valuable part of a new 1.3 billion fund, according to the Journal .
    Racist Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Announces He's Running For Senate

    Racist Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Announces He's Running For Senate

    It should come as no surprise, then, that the longtime Trump supporter immediately honed in on the president's voting base.
    'N. Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Significant Tunneling Activity'

    'N. Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Significant Tunneling Activity'

    Elsewhere at the site there was unusual activity with some 100 to 120 personnel lined up in formation in the courtyard, their objective unknown.
  • Colts receiver TY Hilton selected for Pro Bowl

    Colts receiver TY Hilton selected for Pro Bowl

    The highlight came November 5 at Houston when Hilton caught five passes for 175 yards and two touchdowns in a 20-14 victory. His late addition this year means the Colts have had at least one player represented in the game dating back to 1998.
    French football League suspends goal-line technology after major errors

    French football League suspends goal-line technology after major errors

    GoalControl technology alerts the referee when the ball has crossed the line via a watch that vibrates on the official's wrist. It was subsequently given after consultation with a Video Assistant Referee, which the LFP, like the FA, is also trialling.
    Shock mid-week 'Bigg Boss 11' eviction sends out Akash Dadlani

    Shock mid-week 'Bigg Boss 11' eviction sends out Akash Dadlani

    Now with Akash's eviction, Bigg Boss 11 has got its Top 4 contestants-Shilpa Shinde, Hina Khan , Vikas Gupta and Puneesh Sharma . While Akash wanted to destroy Hina's hot-bag, Puneesh says he can destroy two of her night outfits.


Latest news

Envestnet Asset Management Inc. Raises Position in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)
On average, analysts anticipate that Delta Air Lines, Inc . will post $5.31 earnings per share for the current year. (NYSE: DAL ). Hence, the existing market cap indicates a preferable measure in comprehending the size of the company rather than its worth.

NC's frozen alligators thawed out
According to park officials, it's not out of the ordinary - they're just attempting to acclimating to the freezing conditions. North Carolina's famous "alligators on ice" have thawed out of their frozen pond, now that temperatures are above freezing.

Android Oreo is coming to Honor 8 Pro
It's hard to make sense of everything if you can't read Chinese, but it's crystal clear that the phone is running Android 8.0. As promised , OnePlus has released the open beta of the Android 8.0-based OxygenOS update for its OnePlus 5T smartphone.

Perth Stadium gets ICC nod
The West Indies great added that it was "a wonderful, refreshing, world-class stadium". The Optus Stadium has hosted domestic matches and Big Bash League (BBL) games before.

New Orleans front page 'savages' Carolina Panthers, fuels fan animosity
The combination helped New Orleans win the NFC South at 11-5 and host a playoff game for the first time in six years. Brees consistently found his targets with Michael Thomas shining to haul in eight catches for 131 yards.

Arsenal set to miss out on Barcelona midfielder to Italian giants
Serie A heavyweights Inter Milan have opened negotiations with La Liga leaders Barcelona over a January loan deal for Rafinha . Arsenal , according to Sport, are now also in the running to sign Rafinha after adding him to their shortlist.

Tyson Fury can knock anyone out, including Anthony Joshua - trainer
Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn told The Sun that an official announcement will be possibly made by the weekend. According to reports, the contest will take place on 31 March, at Cardiff's Principality Stadium.

Wont give an inch in south Mumbai for Navy housing: Gadkari
Gadkari also said that work on 378-km-long Mumbai-Vadodara Express Highway worth Rs 20,000 crore would start in the three months. The meeting was also attended by senior navy officials which included Western Command Chief Vice Admiral Girish Luthra.

Eminem, Kendrick Lamar Headline 2018 Firefly Music Festival
Arctic Monkeys' latest record, AM, became the band's fifth consecutive number one upon its release in September 2013. Speculation about a comeback gig in Glasgow last summer turned out to be false.

Gov. Ricketts Unveils New Property, Income Tax Plan
In his press conference Wednesday afternoon, Ricketts said Nebraska has seen a tremendous amount of growth previous year . Ricketts said Nebraska also moved up seven spots in Chief Executive magazine's ranking of best states to do business.

Woman held after cops dig up a body in back garden
Coombes, wearing black-rimmed spectacles and a brown woollen jumper, spoke only to confirm her name, address and date of birth. Police said the remains have not yet been formally identified and results of a post-mortem examination have not been released.

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) Position Decreased by State of Wisconsin Investment Board
Barclays set a $40.00 target price on Hormel Foods and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut Hormel Foods from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st.

Andy Savage: Memphis pastor confesses to 'sexual incident,' gets standing ovation
Before Wednesday's interview, Savage had spoken only to the congregation and through a written statement on the Highpoint website. In 2016, the church's leadership was, a former youth pastor who worked for a different church that had links to Highpoint.

$1.09 EPS Expected for Magellan Midstream Partners, LP (MMP)
Marshall Wace North America L.P. acquired a new position in shares of EnLink Midstream in the second quarter worth about $987,000. The stock of Noble Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:NBLX) is a huge mover today! The firm's market capitalization is $3.43 billion.

Analysts' Activity: Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI)
After $-0.02 actual EPS reported by Intrepid Potash, Inc . for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -50.00% EPS growth. About 839,569 shares traded. (NYSE: IPI ) stock volatility was recorded 5.09% which for the previous full month was noted 5.70%.

Other news