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TL;DR news on Wales football at February 19, 2023

READ MORE:Gareth Bale wanted in permanent return to Tottenham as Antonio Conte makes 'striking' plea to Daniel Levy Realistically, Wales' prime aim is to secure second place in their group. Wales take on Belarus at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday night before hosting Belgium three days later. It's an honour truly befitting of a player who has had an almost immeasurable impact on Welsh football, and perhaps the nation as a whole. Another giant of Welsh football. After spells with Wrexham, Kidderminster and Altrincham, he was forced to retire from professional football in November 2014 at the age of 28, after being diagnosed with osteoarthritis in both hips. "I have played youth football for a little while, I have obviously scored a lot of goals at that level and improved at that level drastically from when I started," Balogun said. Group E leaders Switzerland are next up for Wales at Newport's Rodney Parade on Tuesday night. But only 15 days after fans were given a glimmer of what the future could hold, Welsh football was struck by tragedy. It will no doubt be a proud moment for the forward, with a recent yarn from his agent, Jonathan Barnett, revealing just how passionate the player has always been to represent Wales. Unless something changes, the disparity will only get worse and the crazy unpredictability which epitomises Championship football could be at risk. Martin has publicly spoken about his love of Swansea on numerous occasions since being named as Steve Cooper's replacement in south Wales on August 1. North Wales Coast FA representative and long time Bangor City supporter Chris O' Neal chose to stay with city but now admits the situation looks bleak for the club. Speaking to WalesOnline, Simon, 62, said sending him to a school so far away was "out of the question" and that the situation was a "particularly nasty thing to do to a child. This means that our approach is consistent with other local authorities in Wales. The Huddersfield Town attacker has had a whirlwind 12 months, having gone from playing for Boreham Wood in the National League to regular Championship football and now the international game. Thomas admits to being a bit starstruck when he first hooked up with the Wales squad but is excited to meet up again next week. When Wales' lineout was failing to find its target in the absence of Ken Owens last autumn, it was Elias getting it in the neck from supporters. So, on Saturday, Wales boxed smart at the lineout. Wales made a few of those little concessions, with Adam Beard limiting the extent of Wales' lineout calling given the conditions. Just as a quarterback extending the play in American football is usually a bad sign, so too is a hooker waiting for a jumper to get free. That will be a pleasing thing for both Elias and his coaches, just as much as the way Wales managed their lineout to suit the conditions and the context of the game. Moving forward, Wales will still likely want to evolve their lineout with more nuances and gadgets, but they also showed they're capable of limiting that ambition to find success when needed. Jacques Nienaber has made three changes to his side that beat Wales last week. That's according to The Sun, who suggest Page could become "instantly attainable" should Wales fall short in their next two games. You can contribute to the live blog by posting your comments below or you can also tweet us @WalesOnline to share the news that is breaking in your area. 22:21Morgan Hughes Thank you and good night Thank you for staying up to date with all the latest news, weather and travel for WalesOnline today, we'll be back tomorrow morning at 7am. Dr Rebecca Specht, 37, and her husband Morgan have been caving for "at least 20 years" and have worked with the South and Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team for 10 years. Newly signed Cardiff City striker Sala was on his way to Wales in a small single engine airplane when it crashed off the coast of Guernsey in 2019. Because along with that little brawl, there was, of course, the actions of the pitch invader who saw fit to disturb Wales' best attacking chance of the match. Guardiola said it best when he said there are some players who can play a position and there are some players who can play football. He's also played in the EFL Trophy and he's grounded in English football, so I don't think he'd have too much trouble with the two games a week or physicality of it. To see a full list of family announcements, visit this section of the WalesOnline website where you can search by name, date and location. Rose will be sadly missed by her family in Wales and Ireland.