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Archives: Swansea City

Wilfried Bony Cementing Himself as One of Premier League’s Top Strikers

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Attacking players can hurt defenses in a myriad of different ways. Some go about their job with a brute physicality, never letting a defender settle, imposing themselves aerially and generally being a nuisance. Others are a little more subtle, dropping … Continue reading

Ander Herrera And Jefferson Montero Named In Spanish Match-Fixing Probe

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera and Swansea City winger Jefferson Montero are among forty-one players, coaches and directors named in a match-fixing probe in Spain. The prosecutor’s office alleges that 965,000 euros (£766,000) was paid in cash by then Real … Continue reading

Swansea vs Spurs, Gameweek 16: TV Times and Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States: Swansea vs Spurs, 11am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Jon Champion & Clive Allen Before, during or after today’s match, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow … Continue reading

Michel Vorm Defends Switch From Swansea to Tottenham

Posted on by PA Sport
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Michel Vorm knows many find his decision to swap Swansea’s number one jersey for the Tottenham bench a strange move, but it is a challenge the goalkeeper has no regrets about taking. In the summer, the Netherlands international joined left-back … Continue reading

Swansea to Appeal Fabianski Red Card

Posted on by PA Sport
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Swansea have announced they will be appealing the red card shown to goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski during Sunday's Barclays Premier League defeat to West Ham. The Poland international was dismissed in the 68th minute of the match at Upton Park for … Continue reading

Garry Monk Purrs Over Swansea Display After Defeating QPR 2-0

Posted on by PA Sport
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Swansea manager Garry Monk hailed his side's "most complete performance of the season" as they moved into the top six of the Barclays Premier League with a 2-0 home victory over QPR. Monk's men dominated throughout but had to rely … Continue reading

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 13

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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Southampton against Manchester City was the showpiece game of the weekend, following the home side’s superb start to the season. Mike Jones was the man in charge at St Mary’s and had a strange first 45 minutes. The most bizarre … Continue reading

Best and the Worst Premier League Shirt Designs of 2014/15 Season

Posted on by Marshall Norbal
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Like it or loathe it, soccer teams are into the fashion of changing kits every season — even third shirts, which 75% of the teams in the Premier League currently wear and sell. In today’s world of instant social media and commercialization it’s just … Continue reading

English Premier League Team Of The Week – Gameweek 11

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Matchweek 11 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Guzan – [Aston Villa] – Brad Guzan … Continue reading

Swansea City Considers US investment Proposals to Further Club Ambition

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Swansea City Chairman Huw Jenkins has spoken for the first time with regards to speculation that Swansea City Football Club were inviting US investment proposals in order to further the club’s ambition and remain competitive financially with other Premier League … Continue reading

Assuming Chelsea Are Champions, It’s a Riveting Race for Positions 2-20 in the Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s a foregone conclusion that Chelsea will win the 2014/15 Premier League title. If you’re a Chelsea supporter, you may disagree partly because you don’t want the team to be jinxed or you don’t want complacency to settle in. However, in … Continue reading

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 10

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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The biggest game of the weekend was of course the Manchester derby. Michael Oliver had a tough game and could have awarded three penalties in addition to Chris Smalling’s sending off, which was ridiculous. After being booked for blocking Joe … Continue reading

Swansea Manager Garry Monk Avoids FA Sanction For Criticism of Referee

Posted on by PA Sport
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Swansea boss Garry Monk has avoided punishment after accusing Stoke winger Victor Moses of “clear cheating” – and saw his wife rally to his support on Wednesday. The Football Association announced Monk will not face any further action following his … Continue reading

English FA Contacts Garry Monk Regarding His Post-Match Comments Following Stoke City Game

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The Football Association has contacted Swansea City manager Garry Monk to seek his observations in relation to post-match comments he made following his side’s 2-1 loss to Stoke City on Sunday. Following the match, Monk branded referee Michael Oliver’s decision … Continue reading

Swansea Manager Garry Monk Fumes at Victor Moses Penalty Decision

Posted on by PA Sport
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Garry Monk accused Stoke’s Victor Moses of cheating by making a “blatant dive” in Swansea’s 2-1 defeat at the Britannia Stadium, adding that the winger should be ashamed of himself and punished for his actions. Swans boss Monk was left … Continue reading

Tottenham Hotspur Move A Poor Career Choice For Michel Vorm

Posted on by Hussein Jiva
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As has been the case for many seasons now, the summer transfer window has presented the Barclays English Premier League many eyebrow-raising moments. From the transfer of Carlos Tevez from Manchester United to Manchester City or the Robin van Persie … Continue reading

Swansea City Progress Report for August-September

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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As a Swansea City supporter, consider me unimpressed by the season thus far for the Welsh team. While the Swans are sitting comfortably in fifth position, the team still could be doing much better than they are currently. It’s that … Continue reading

Premier League Clubs Are Benefiting From Influx Of South American Players

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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European clubs have been increasingly snatching up South American players over the past few seasons. This summer, some of the most expensive player transfers involved South American footballers: James Rodriguez to Real Madrid (£63.2m), Luis Suarez to Barcelona (£65m) and … Continue reading