“No spark” “Clear standout man” Sheffield Wednesday player ratings as concerns continue at Cardiff City
His touch and curling shot from outside the box was a diamond in the rough as a late penalty awarded against Will Vaulks for handball gave Cardiff a rare home win.
Wednesday had looked good in the first half in moments but failed to sustain their pressure to go to four defeats from four at the outset of the Championship season. Unable to deliver repeat moments of threat, they looked in trouble at the back for too much of a match played out between two average-looking sides.
Here are our player ratings from a concerning result in South Wales.
Number 10 has said scrapping the winter fuel allowance for all but the poorest pensioners is now "not happening". Earlier on Friday, Sky News revealed the option was under live discussion between No 10, the Treasury and the Department of Work and Pensions as a way to claw back some taxpayer funds from the elderly. The prime minister is expected to fight the next election on a pledge to keep the pension triple lock despite its spiraling costs, and has been looking at various options to cut back welfare spending as he looks to pave the way for pre-election tax cuts, while also remaining committed to the pensions triple lock at the next election.
REUTERS/Maxim ShemetovThe Kremlin is fuming about Armenia’s efforts to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), which has issued an arrest warrant against Vladimir Putin in connection with alleged war crimes in Ukraine.Kremlin Spokersperson Dmitry Peskov warned that Armenia’s interest in joining the ICC is “extremely hostile” to Russia.“Armenia knows very well that we are not parties to the [Rome Statute], and Armenia is well aware of the difficult decision [of the International Criminal Cou
All men in Russia are required to do a year-long military service between the ages of 18 and 27, or equivalent training while in higher education. Putin's move comes as Russia's armed forces press on with their "special military operation" in Ukraine, now in its 20th month. The president, who signed an order in March calling up 147,000 people for the spring campaign, said this month he was bracing for a long war in Ukraine.