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Cardiff City vs Swansea City, South Wales Derby; Premier League Gameweek 10: Open Thread

mourning Cardiff City vs Swansea City, South Wales Derby; Premier League Gameweek 10: Open Thread

It could be argued that today’s South Wales Derby is the biggest match in the 101-year rivalry between the two clubs. It’s the first time that Cardiff City have played Swansea City in the Premier League and England’s top flight division. Plus, it’ll be the most watched South Wales Derby in the long history of crunch matches between the two sides.

More than 40 buses carried Swansea fans from the west of Wales to Cardiff this morning, chaperoned by South Wales police.

Read: Cardiff vs Swansea preview.

Read: Cardiff City vs Swansea: The South Wales Derby Takes the Premier League’s Center Stage

Here’s to the match being a thrilling one on the pitch rather than one off it.

Starting line-ups:

Cardiff: Marshall, Taylor, Caulker (C), Turner, Whittingham, Medel, Odemwingie, Mutch, Cowie, Theophile-Catherine, Bellam

Swansea: Vorm, Rangel, Williams ©, Chico Flores, Taylor, Britton, Shelvey, de Guzman, Routledge, Dyer, Michu

swansea fans Cardiff City vs Swansea City, South Wales Derby; Premier League Gameweek 10: Open Thread

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