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Wales cannot have excuses at Euro2016 - Swansea star Williams

Wales captain Ashley Williams has reminded his teammates that they cannot offer any excuses if they fail to perform at Euro2016.

The Dragons have been preparing for their first major tournament since the 1958 World Cup at the luxurious Vale do Lobo complex in Portugal and Williams insists it has been an unbelievable experience that should give he and his teammates every conceivable chance of putting their best foot forward in France this summer.

"I don't really know who planned it, but it was unbelievable," said Williams about the five-day training camp at one of Europe's premier training facilities.

"The place they took us to, the apartments we stayed in and the way we worked, all the attention to detail was a step up.

"It was good before, but from the meetings we have had there will be no excuses now. We can't say, 'Oh, we didn't have this or we didn't have that'. Everything was taken care of.

"I have been on enough trips where you are moaning about every little thing, but when everything is taken care of you can relax in your downtime.

"It means you can perform a little bit better on the training pitch and gives you the best opportunity of doing well. Now we can just concentrate on playing football - and that is the way you want it."

Vyom Chaudhary
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