Category: Swansea City

A journey from USA to Britain to experience Championship football

When my wife asked me what I wanted for my fiftieth birthday, I started dreaming of the places I could go. Maybe a backpack trip around Europe? Or perhaps a trip to South America to explore a continent I hadn’t visited. But at the end of the day, there could be only one destination I wanted to visit, and that was to go see my club Swansea City play in Wales. Checking the calendar, I had to good fortune to learn that Swansea would be playing at home just four days before my actual birthday. That good luck continued when ... Read more

As Swansea and Leeds collide, which club will make it to the Premier League next season?

Swansea City host Leeds United on Tuesday in a game that promises to be an excellent pointer for both sides’ chances of winning promotion to the Premier League. With both teams starting the season strongly, Swansea sponsors Bet UK are predicting over 2.5 goals for this fixture – see the official preview and predictions here. The Welsh club followed up victories over Sheffield United and Preston North End with a 0-0 draw at Birmingham City as they bid to secure a return to the top flight at the first time of asking. Leeds have also made an impressive start to ... Read more

Oprah Winfrey and Mindy Kaling discuss love of Swansea City on UK TV show [VIDEO]

On a daytime talk show in Great Britain this week, American actress Mindy Kaling discussed her role as part-owner of Swansea City Football Club. And none other than Oprah Winfrey chimed in to say that she believes in the club and joked that she ought to invest in the Premier League side too. Kaling, best known for her role in the American version of The Office TV series, bought shares in Swansea City in 2017 when Steve Kaplan and Jason Levien led the 68% controlling stake buy-out of the club. Along with Kaplan and Levien, there were more than 25 ... Read more

How Carvalhal saved Swansea in just four weeks

Having been in the relegation zone in the Premier League for nearly the entire season, Swansea City sit five spots above the bottom three in 13th position. After a slow and disappointing first half of the season under manager Paul Clement, the Swansea board felt it was time to part ways with the Englishman. After cycling through three managers last season, they gave Clement as much time as possible this season. After all, there was some faith behind the Englishman after he pulled the Swans out of the relegation zone in the second half of last season to stay up. ... Read more

Where to find Manchester United vs. Swansea on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester United vs. Swansea, you’ve come to the right place. With a 24-game unbeaten streak, Manchester United are flying high in their pursuit of a top four place in the Premier League. In their path is a Swansea City side that faces a must-win match in order to keep their hopes alive of staying in the Premiership. Game: Manchester United vs. Swansea Kickoff: Sunday, 7am ET Looking to watch Manchester United vs. Swansea online from work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several ... Read more

Spurs late-show character hailed by Pochettino

Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino praised his team’s “big character” in scoring three late goals to beat Swansea 3-1 and keep alive their Premier League title hopes on Wednesday. Goals in the final 10 minutes from Dele Alli, Son Heung-Min and Christian Eriksen kept them seven points behind leaders Chelsea — who beat Manchester City 2-1 on Wednesday — but they are now the only realistic challenger. Swansea had looked to be on course to gain three crucial points towards preserving their elite status having led from the 11th minute courtesy of a rare goal from ... Read more

Swansea City announces 2017 US summer tour

Swansea City manager Paul Clement will bring his team to the United States this summer for three friendlies and a training camp. The Swans will head to the United States on July 13 where they’ll be based in Philadelphia. The first opponent will be a friendly against Philadelphia Union on July 15. The Welsh team will then head to the Carolinas where they’ll continue training. In between, the Premier League club will then face Richmond Kickers (July 19) and North Carolina FC (July 22). “We are pleased to confirm the tour details earlier than normal,” explained Swans vice-chairman Leigh Dineen. ... Read more

Arsenal held by Manchester City as Swansea, Middlesbrough stay in trouble

London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger endured more frustration as Arsenal were held to a 2-2 draw by top four rivals Manchester City, while Swansea and Middlesbrough remain in relegation danger after a 0-0 draw on Sunday. With Arsenal fans once again calling for Wenger to resign during a pre-match protest march outside the Emirates Stadium, the Gunners boss desperately needed a dominant display from his team. Instead, Arsenal twice had to come from behind to avoid a third successive Premier League defeat. The north Londoners remain in sixth place, seven points behind fourth-placed City in the fight to qualify for ... Read more