Sam’s Competitive Debut

Saturday, 26 March 2005, 0:00
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Sam’s Competitive Debut For Wales

After a cap in last month’s friendly win over Hungary, Sam Ricketts became the first Swansea player this century to be capped in a competitive fixture at the Millennium Stadium this afternoon.

Playing in front of a 50,000 plus crowd, there was little joy for Sam though as Wales extended their dismal competitive record to 11 without a win as two late Austrian goals gave them a 2-0 victory.

Couple that with just one win in World Cup qualifying in the past ten years and the size of the job facing John Toshack becomes more evident week by week.

Images courtesy of Getty Images, Athena Picture Agency and Swansea City Football Club.
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