Sam Vokes: Gareth Bale’s huge arsenal of weapons can propel Wales to World Cup
Bale has long been one of his country’s go-to men, but that has often been down to his silky skills and searing pace with the ball at his feet.
However, it was his ability to launch the ball deep into box which helped Wales pick up a hard-earned point against Austria in Vienna on Thursday.
Bale’s throw caused panic in the home defence and ended with Kevin Wimmer putting through his own net after Sam Vokes and James Chester had got on the end of the delivery.
The sight of Bale being used to provide a long-throw service brought back reminders of Harry Kane being used as a corner taker during... read more
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