Football: Ludlow to lead Wales; WALES WOMEN v SWITZ TOMORROW, 2.30PM.
JAYNE LUDLOW Jayne Ludlow (born 7 January, 1979 in Llwynpia, Rhondda Valley, Wales) is a Welsh football player. She plays for the English side Arsenal, and for the Welsh national team, of which she is the captain. Ludlow plays as a Midfielder. is set to lead out Wales at Rhyl as caretaker manager A caretaker manager is someone who takes temporary charge of team affairs of a football club. This usually happens when the regular manager is sacked or leaves for a different club. Adrian Tucker's reign starts with a double-header which will make or break his side's chances of qualifying for the 2009 Euro Championships.
Tucker has replaced Andy Beattie
Andrew 'Andy' Beattie (b, Kintore, Aberdeenshire, August 11 1913 - d, September 20 1983), was a Scottish professional football player and manager. , who resigned after the 2-1 defeat to Holland in August.
Wales prop up Group Four after a 6-0 defeat to World Cup winners Germany in their opening qualifier.
They will face Switzerland at Belle Vue (ko 2.30pm) before heading to Belgium on Wednesday.
Tucker will look to Arsenal ace Ludlow to lead from the front, but has also recalled former Doncaster Rovers Belles winger Milly Durrant and the Aberystwyth-born attacker is hoping to make her first appearance for her country on home soil.
Rank outsiders Wales are already nine points behind group leaders Germany and four behind Holland but have a game in hand on the latter.