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Archives: Swansea City

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

Analysing The New Brigade Of English Premier League Managers

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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The Premier League in recent times has become the acid test for managers with the average tenure of a manager in England’s top-flight being just over one year according to a survey conducted as recently as May 2013. Another trend of … Continue reading

Chelsea vs. Swansea City Player Ratings; Battle For Top Of The League Ends 4-2

Posted on by Alex Fairchild
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Heading into today’s game at Stamford Bridge, neither team had dropped points thus far in Premier League play. Following the international break and transfer window both teams were looking to stretch their “legs” and earn their place at top of … Continue reading

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Chelsea vs. Swansea City Preview; Battle For Top Of The Table

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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In a battle of the top two Premier League sides, and the only two to not yet lose a match this season, Swansea City travel to West London to take on Chelsea. Both clubs have looked impressive in their early … Continue reading

Heading Back Home: Traveling Through Wales

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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I was born in Wales in 1969 and lived there until 1984, when I moved with my family to the United States. I’ve returned to Wales several times on vacation, but my journey there during the past few days was … Continue reading

Here Are This Weekend’s Must See Games

Posted on by Robert Hay
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It’s over; the international break is finally over. We get teased by the start of league play only to have to put our excitement on hold for the week while the national teams potentially injure our favorite players. Starting this … Continue reading

Who Is The MVP? A Breakdown Of The Most Valuable Player In Each BPL Team

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Each Premier League club is where it is thanks to contributions from a whole heap of players, but there are some that are greater among equals. That’s what this is about: trying to find the most valuable player for each … Continue reading

Premier League Transfer Records: How Does Each Club Stack Up?

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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As more and more money is being pumped into the English Premier League, transfer fees are increasing exponentially from one transfer window to another. During the 2014 summer transfer window that closed on the first of September, a record £835 … Continue reading

Swansea City Announces £7m Signing of Argentina Defender Federico Fernandez

Posted on by Jord Willis
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Swansea City has revealed the signing of Argentine central defender Federico Fernandez from Napoli. The defender, who played in the World Cup, will replace Chico Flores, who joined a club in Qatar earlier this month. Fernandez, 25, who has failed … Continue reading

Top 4 Feel-Good Stories From Opening Premier League Weekend

Posted on by Nipun Chopra
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The Premier League is back in our lives again after a three month break. And there were already several feel-good stories to put a smile on my face (and hopefully yours too). Here’s my top 4: 4. Southampton’s fight against … Continue reading

Swansea City Record First-Ever League Victory Against Man United At Old Trafford

Posted on by Jacob Dorman
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Last season, Swansea proved to be a startlingly brisk team struggling to transcend the crowded middle of the Premier League table. Led by the sure feet of Wilfried Bony and Michu, the Swans consistently proved to be anything but the … Continue reading