World Cup news

Bale allays fears over ankle injury

March 23, 2013
By Kevin Palmer
Wales star Gareth Bale confirmed he hopes to play in next Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Croatia, despite being withdrawn from the action after just 45 minutes on Friday night's game against Scotland at Hampden Park.

• Blog: Bale plan doesn't stop Wales

There were fears that a strong tackle from Scotland's Grant Hanley had aggravated an ankle injury that had left Bale doubtful for the game in Glasgow, but the Tottenham talisman took to Twitter to assure his ...

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