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Coyne Previews England v Wales Clash

16 June 2016

Former Wales International On The Euro 2016 Tie

"When we played, it was at the Millennium and it was a sell-out, the biggest game I’ve ever played in and it was a massive spectacle,” said Coyne.
 
"It was a World Cup Qualifier but, now you’re playing in an actual tournament, it’s on another level again because the reward of winning the game is huge and could mean that you go onto the next stage."
 
"They are old enemies so the banter and everything that goes with it and it’s just massive."


 
Either way, Coyne knows what it takes to play a game against England and he thinks that the England v Wales game will be huge for both sides in respects to the passion and banter involved.
 
"Look at Bale, he’s a superstar, he just leads by example," said Coyne.
 
"He goes there and doesn’t look down on any of the lads, he’s one of the lads and he’s leading them.
 
"They see him doing something and they think that they have got to match him and try to step up to where he is at.
 
"England are a very good team and I think they’re in the same boat as Wales.
 
"I think they have got more of a team spirit now than they’ve had for a long time and they are looking good.
 
"I know they didn’t get the result they wanted the other day but they played well and they are a good team."

 
Coyne, who has 16 caps for Wales, believes that if one player is going to make the difference in the game, it will be Wales’ Gareth Bale.
 
Wales won their first game of Euro 2016 last week after a 2-1 victory over Slovakia and are now set to face England on Thursday afternoon - who only managed a point against Russia.
 
Shrewsbury Town's goalkeeping coach and former Wales international, Danny Coyne, thinks that his side will be facing an early challenge in their first international tournament run in over 50 years.Article Copyright © 2016. Permission to use quotations from this article is only granted subject to appropriate source credit and hyperlink to www.shrewsburytown.com

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