World Cup news

Bale trains ahead of Croatia clash

March 25, 2013
By Kevin Palmer
Wales talisman Gareth Bale has trained with his national team colleagues ahead of Tuesday night's World Cup qualifier against Croatia in Swansea.

Bale could play only 45 minutes of Friday night's game against Scotland at Hampden Park as a combination of a stomach bug and an ankle injury resulted in his exit, forcing boss Chris Coleman to concede he may be a doubt for the Croatia clash.

Yet it seems the Tottenham midfielder is winning his fitness battle in time for the game at ...

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