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Marcelo Bielsa To Swansea Could Be A Risk Worth Taking

Pep Guardiola once described him as “the best manager in the world” but if Swansea do, as has been heavily speculated this week, appoint Marcelo Bielsa as their new manager, they will be taking a massive risk. Whether or not Swansea were right to dispense with previous incumbent Garry Monk is a moot point at this stage. What happened between …

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Swansea Manager Garry Monk Set To Face The Sack

The reports of his imminent departure have seen his odds as the next Premier League manager to leave his post tumble. The Daily Mirror report that Garry Monk, who took over from Michael Laudrup in February 2014, has left Chairman Huw Jenkins feeling ‘disappointed’ with the club’s results, and ‘unhappy’ with Monk rejecting his offer of help. Despite leading Swansea to an impressive top-half …

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VIDEO: Ayew’s Pass Of The Season Contender To Set Up Gomis vs Man United

Swansea City continued their impressive start to the season today with a fantastic 2-1 victory over Manchester United. Andre Ayew was the Swans’ hero, getting on the scoresheet to draw Swansea level as well as setting up Bafétimbi Gomis with a beautiful outside-of-the-boot pass. Ayew’s equalising goal for Swansea, after Juan Mata had put United ahead, was well-taken, however his slide …

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Swansea Captain: ‘It’s Great For The Team To Take That Next Step’

Swansea skipper Ashley Williams is confident Garry Monk’s high-fliers can take the next step and beat the Barclays Premier League’s big boys on a regular basis. The Welsh club moved into the top five with their 2-1 comeback victory over Arsenal at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday afternoon and belief is growing that they can better their best Premier League …

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Injury News: Britton Nearing Swansea Return

Midfielder Leon Britton is on course to be in the selection mix for Swansea’s Barclays Premier League clash against Manchester City later this month. Britton, 32, has not played so far this season after suffering a knee injury during the summer. However, the Swans announced on their official website that he took part in training on Tuesday and will continue …

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Swansea’s Garry Monk Avoids Suspension In Diving Spat

Swansea boss Garry Monk has avoided punishment after accusing Stoke winger Victor Moses of “clear cheating” – and saw his wife rally to his support. The Football Association announced Monk will not face any further action following his post-match comments on October 19, when he was incensed over Moses winning Stoke a penalty from which they equalised on their way …

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Diving Controversy: Swansea Boss Sticks To His Guns

Garry Monk felt patronised by the comments aimed at him as the fall-out from Swansea’s controversial defeat at Stoke last weekend shows no sign of ending. The Football Association contacted Monk on Thursday to “seek his observations” after the Swansea manager claimed Victor Moses cheated by diving to win a penalty for the Stoke equaliser and criticised referee Michael Oliver …

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Premier League Transfer Deadline Winners and Losers

The transfer window has finally shut for another year. Let’s take one final look at the winners and losers from this year’s window before getting back to the football. Winners Chelsea Chelsea gave a little and got a lot. They signed Loic Remy from QPR for the tiny figure over £7.1 million. The small fee brought them in a big …

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Swansea & Crystal Palace Vying For French Striker’s Signature

Swansea and Crystal Palace are both reportedly in contention to sign striker Cedric Bakambu from French side Sochaux, according to Sky Sports. The 23-year-old quoted on Sky Sports website as telling France Football: “I have offers, notably from Freiburg in Germany and in England from Swansea. I am hesitating between the two.” “I’m at an age where I need to play. Crystal …

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Post-Mortem Continues: Manchester United v Swansea Talking Points

The post-mortem continues as we reflect on Manchester United’s disastrous start to this year’s Premier League campaign, a  2-1 loss at home to Swansea.  1. Lack of pace in attack One of the main problems last year for David Moyes was the lack of pace to stretch teams in behind. With Danny Welbeck the only United attacker who showed he was capable …

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Premier League: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not?

In the first of a new Premier League series, Cian O’Callaghan dissects the performances of the heroes and zeros from each Premier League gameweek. This week he discusses the results and performances of the opening weekend in the 2014/15 campaign. Hot The New SAS? With the driving force behind their unlikely title bid departing in the summer and no top-class …

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Top Five Premier League Bargain Buys This Summer

Dan Dalton counts down the top five bargain buys of the Premier League summer transfer window. This transfer window has seen the big clubs spend huge money on names such as Alexis Sanchez, Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa. But who are the signings that may prove to be the bargain buys of the transfer window? While some teams have spent big money …

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Swansea Keeping Tabs On Federico Fernandez

Swansea City are looking to improve their defence with Argentinian World Cup player, Federico Fernandez. The Swans are reportedly prepared to spend £8 million on securing the 25-year-old’s signature, according to The Mirror. The Argentinian international featured in 26 games for Napoli in Serie A last season and it now looks as though he may be ready for a move to the …

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