4:43 PM EDT, Fri May 06, 2016
LEIGHTON JAMES COLUMN: Give Francesco Guidolin a permanent...

LEIGHTON JAMES COLUMN: Give Francesco Guidolin a permanent...

SWANSEA City must clarify Francesco Guidolin's future now — and I still want him to be given a permanent contract. The head coach's short-term deal is due to run out at the end of the season after he was parachuted in to save Swansea from relegation. That objective has been achieved despite the fact performances have dipped a little lately. And I think that drop of is partly down to the uncertainty surrounding Guidolin's position. READ MORE: Former Swansea City boss Brendan Rodgers...
Swans Trust all for investment at Swansea City - but are keen to...

Swans Trust all for investment at Swansea City - but are keen to...

THE fans' group on the Swansea City board insists it is all for new investment — but says its work is vital in order to avoid the possibility of an Aston Villa-style meltdown.Talks are continuing over a possible takeover at the Liberty Stadium, with a US investment group headed by Jason Levien and Steve Kaplan hoping to conclude a deal by the end of the season.It is understood they want to buy a stake of around 60 per cent from the other directors.READ MORE: Catch up with Q&A webchat...
Trust unsure how much money would be spent on new players at...

Trust unsure how much money would be spent on new players at...

THE Swansea City Supporters Trust says it does not yet know how much money will be ploughed into new players or buying or expanding the Liberty Stadium if a proposed take-over goes through. Vice-chairman Jim White tonight took part in a live Q&A with supporters on the Evening Post's website. READ MORE: The Swansea City takeover group are planning to be in charge for a decade The trust owns more than 20 per cent of the club and the American investors fronted by Jason Levien and Steve...
RECAP: Catch up with Q&A webchat on US takeover talk with...

RECAP: Catch up with Q&A webchat on US takeover talk with...

SWANSEA City Supporters' Trust vice-chairman Jim White held a Q&A webchat on potential US takeover talk on our website this evening.An American investment group fronted by Jason Levien and Steve Kaplan are in talks to buy a controlling stake in Swansea.Jason Levien and Steve KaplanThey hope a deal will be finalised by the end of the season, with all of Swansea's current shareholders – aside from the trust – thought to be prepared to sell some or all of their stakes in the club to...
Francesco Guidolin hopes home comforts can inspire upturn in form...

Francesco Guidolin hopes home comforts can inspire upturn in form...

FRANCESCO Guidolin is hoping some late-season home comforts will ensure his ailing Swansea City side make absolutely sure of their place in the Premier League next year.Swansea have looked all but safe ever since they beat Chelsea at the Liberty a fortnight ago.But they are still not certain of being a top-flight club in 2016-17 having followed up a 3-0 beating at Newcastle United with a 4-0 thrashing at Leicester City this weekend.Swansea were outfought by hungrier opponents at St James' Park,...
Swansea City must improve defensively to keep Leicester City at...

Swansea City must improve defensively to keep Leicester City at...

SWANSEA City will need to plug a porous away defence if they are to triumph at free-scoring Leicester this weekend.Francesco Guidolin's men travel to take on a side that have scored 59 goals in 34 matches so far this season, a total bettered only by Spurs and Manchester City.And of those, 28 have arrived at the King Power Stadium.READ MORE: Swansea City CAN dent Leicester City's title bid, reckons Jack CorkJamie Vardy's suspension following his red card at West Ham last Sunday will give Swansea...
Swansea City: Who stays, who goes and where do club need to...

Swansea City: Who stays, who goes and where do club need to...

THE end of Swansea City's traumatic season is now a little over three weeks away. But the turbulence is unlikely to end when the curtain falls on 2015-16. A change of ownership looks to be around the corner, with an American investment group being fronted by Jason Levien and Steve Kaplan in negotiations over a takeover. There may also be a bunch of new faces in the dugout come the start of next season given the uncertainty surrounding Francesco Guidolin's...
Swansea City CAN dent Leicester City's title bid, reckons Jack...

Swansea City CAN dent Leicester City's title bid, reckons Jack...

JACK Cork insists Swansea City are ready to throw a spanner in the works at Leicester City this weekend after declaring himself fit for the trip to the King Power Stadium. The Foxes are on the brink of producing the biggest shock in sporting history by clinching the Premier League title having started the season as 5,000-1 shots to come out on top. READ MORE: Swansea City analysis: Much more required if Guidolin's men are to avoid grim end to sorry seasonClaudio Ranieri's team have lost just...
Ex-Real Madrid and Chelsea coach Paul Clement linked with Swansea...

Ex-Real Madrid and Chelsea coach Paul Clement linked with Swansea...

FORMER Real Madrid coach Paul Clement has been touted as a contender to take over at Swansea City next season. Current boss Francesco Guidolin sees his contract expire at the end of the season and there are doubts about whether he will be offered a new deal. Ex-Swansea boss Brendan Rodgers has been heavily linked with a return to the Liberty, with the Ulsterman known to have admirers in the Swansea boardroom. READ MORE: Newcastle United 3 Swansea City 0: Smiles in the directors' box...

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