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Archives: Swansea City

Michu Called Up to Spain National Team For World Cup Qualifying Games

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Swansea City’s Michu has been called up to the Spain national team after David Villa pulled out of the squad due to an injury. Michu, who can play either as a striker or attacking midfielder, will join up with the … Continue reading

An American Attending His First Premier League Match

Posted on by Taylor Anderson
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During the 2012/2013 season, I was studying abroad pursuing a Master’s degree at Swansea University in South Wales. The University, located right on the coast about an hour drive from the Welsh capital of Cardiff, made their sporting facilities a … Continue reading

Evaluating the Performance of Premier League Teams So Far This Season

Posted on by Bo McMillan
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There’s something special about the time just before the Premier League table begins to settle. Clubs that will eventually end up in the Championship next season can be near the top of the table, and for an instant, just an … Continue reading

Europa League Gameweek 2 (Anzhi vs Spurs, Swansea vs St Gallen, Etc): Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Twenty four matches are being played today across Europe in the second gameweek of the 2013/14 Europa League season. For fans of English football, Tottenham is playing away against Anzhi, while Swansea are at home against St Gallen. Wigan, on … Continue reading

Top 5 Passing Teams in the Premier League for the 2013/14 Season So Far [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The Premier League have revealed the top five “pass masters” of the 2013/14 Premier League season thus far. Top of the table is Swansea City who have the highest passing accuracy as well as most total passes. The Swans got … Continue reading

Valencia 0-3 Swansea City, Europa League Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Swansea City completely outplayed Valencia today in their first game of the Europa League Group Stage, recording the Welsh club’s first win on the European continent since 1982 — 31 years ago. Swansea silenced the Valencia fans at the Mestalla … Continue reading

Jonjo Shelvey Apologizes to Swansea Fans in Emotional Post Match Interview [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey had a rollercoaster of a night for Swansea today in the entertaining 2-2 draw against Liverpool. After mis-hitting a shot and then quickly gaining control of the ball, Shelvey scored in under two minutes to put … Continue reading

Swansea City vs Liverpool, Premier League Gameweek 4: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Swansea plays Liverpool today in the final game of the weekend. For viewers in the United States, the broadcast begins on NBCSN at 2:30pm ET, building up to the 3pm ET kick-off. This is an intriguing match to me. All … Continue reading

Renaming the 20 Premier League Clubs: If Hull City Owner Assem Allam Can Do It, We Can Do Better

Posted on by Morgan Green
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While many of you were laughing at businessman and self proclaimed Leader Assem Allam for his views on rebranding clubs, I actually took the time to analyze his statements. All in all, Mr. Allam is correct. The world is a … Continue reading

New Photos of London Taxi Cabs in Premier League Team Colors In New York City [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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NBC Sports last week paraded London cabs around New York City to promote its coverage of the English Premier League. Each taxi cab was decked out in the colors of Premier League clubs. In the new photographs above and below, … Continue reading

2013-14 Premier League Table Predictions: What’s Your Top 20?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Every season, for the past six years, I’ve asked you — the reader — to post your predictions of how you think the 20 teams will rank in the Premier League. The challenge every summer is that your predictions need … Continue reading

2013/14 Premier League Season Preview: The Best Of the Best Returns

Posted on by Bo McMillan
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We’re just literally hours away from the start of the 2013/14 Premier League season and the anticipation has reached its pinnacle. But before everything kicks off, before our weekends become significantly busier, let’s pause for a moment and revel in … Continue reading

5 Strikers to Watch Out For in the 2013-14 Premier League Season

Posted on by Tamojit Chakraborty
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This weekend, it all begins. We are set to lift the lid on nine months of excruciating, jaw dropping extravagant football in the Premier League. There will moments of absolute madness, redemption and compelling story lines among the most entertaining … Continue reading

NBC Poster Campaign: EPL Teams As New York City Boroughs & Neighborhoods [PHOTO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The advertising campaign by NBC Sports to promote it’s Premier League coverage continues to win plaudits with videos, billboards in Times Square and subway cars. And now, NBC has taken to the streets of New York City with a street … Continue reading

Arsenal Meet Fenerbahce in Champions League Playoff, While Swansea and Spurs Face Tricky Ties in Europa League

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Arsenal will have to defeat Turkish side Fenerbahce over two legs in order to reach the UEFA Champions League Group Stage, while Premier League side Swansea City will travel to Romania in the next round of the Europa League. Istanbul-based Fenerbahce … Continue reading

How Has Your Premier League Club Fared in the Transfer Window So Far? Read Our Report Card

Posted on by Sam Holmes
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Only 27 days remain in the summer transfer window in England, and teams are getting close to wrapping up their pre-season friendlies ahead of the August 17 kick-off to the Premier League season. Based on the transfer signings so far … Continue reading

Swansea City Are Ready to Scale New Heights In Third Season in Premier League

Posted on by Tamojit Chakraborty
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Tailor-made suits, an air of confidence beaming with a lustrous mane, Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup could easily be mistaken for soccer’s very own 007 James Bond. Laudrup’s verve and experience dates back to his playing days with Juventus, Barcelona, … Continue reading

Watch All 31 Of Swansea’s New Striker Wilfried Bony’s Goals From Last Season [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Last season, one of the biggest surprises in the Premier League was Michu, the incredibly gifted attacking midfielder who set the Premier League on fire with a flurry of goals for Swansea City. And all for just a £2million signing … Continue reading