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South Wales Evening Post 5 hours ago
LEIGHTON JAMES COLUMN: Relegation contenders? Swansea City don't...

LEIGHTON JAMES COLUMN: Relegation contenders? Swansea City don't...

ALL I have heard this week is how poor Manchester United were on the opening day of the season.Why has no-one outside South West Wales pointed out how well Swansea City performed?Nobody has said how well-organised Swansea were, how good they were defensively and how they deservedly won at Old Trafford.And it always seems to be that when anyone does say something nice about Swansea, it is only begrudging praise.Some of the things we hear said about Swansea are the result of a lack of knowledge.A...
South Wales Evening Post 17 hours ago

Swansea City Under-21s begin season with Coventry stalemate

SWANSEA City Under-21s kicked off their new league season with a goalless draw against Coventry City in Nuneaton yesterday. Swansea created a number of first-half chances, but Sky Blues goalkeeper Lee Burge denied both Kenji Gorre and Kris Scott. Chris Llewellyn's Swansea team continued to dominate in the second period as former Manchester United youngster Gorre again forced a save from Burge, while Liam Shephard and Henry Jones both fired efforts wide of the target. Swansea came close to...
South Wales Evening Post 20 hours ago
Federico Fernandez: Michu told me I was joining a very good club...

Federico Fernandez: Michu told me I was joining a very good club...

FEDERICO Fernandez has revealed that Michu played a major role in his decision to sign for Swansea City.The Argentina centre-half has completed his switch to Swansea from Napoli for £8 million. And he spoke to Michu — currently on loan at Napoli — along with Jordi Amat and former Swan loanee Alvaro Vazquez before putting pen to paper on a four-year deal. "I asked Michu and Jordi about the club," said the 25-year-old. We are delighted to confirm the signing of @sscnapoli...
Swansea City's Jordi Amat welcomes Federico Fernandez challenge...

Swansea City's Jordi Amat welcomes Federico Fernandez challenge...

JORDI Amat has welcomed the challenge brought by Federico Fernandez as he bids to build on Swansea City's perfect start to the season.Amat was part of Swansea's solid defensive display on the opening day as Garry Monk's men chalked up a famous win at Manchester United.But the Spanish Under-21 international will face a battle to keep his place alongside Ashley Williams with Fernandez on board.A club of Swansea's stature are unlikely to spend close to £8 million on a defender...
Ex-Swansea City star Jonathan de Guzman tipped to join Napoli in...

Ex-Swansea City star Jonathan de Guzman tipped to join Napoli in...

FORMER Swansea City star Jonathan de Guzman is being tipped to join Napoli in a deal worth around £5 million. Swansea were initially keen to bring de Guzman back to Wales after his second season-long loan stint came to an end in May. But Garry Monk was frustrated by the Villarreal player's unwillingness to commit to the Liberty before the World Cup and switched his attention elsewhere. Now de Guzman, who is also wanted by Queens Park Rangers, seems set to join former Swansea team-mate...
Swansea City slash ticket prices for Rotherham United Capital One...

Swansea City slash ticket prices for Rotherham United Capital One...

TICKETS for Swansea City's Capital One Cup second-round tie against Rotherham go on sale on Tuesday. The game takes place Tuesday, August 26 (7.45pm), with tickets priced just £8 for adults, £4 concessions and £1 children for season-ticket holders. Tickets for non-season-ticket holders are priced £10, £5 and £1. For details of who can buy when, visit the club website.
Clarke penalty puts Goytre on course for three points

Clarke penalty puts Goytre on course for three points

GOYTRE United started the new Nathaniel Car Sales Welsh League campaign in style, producing a quality display at Glenhafod Park to overcome a plucky Caerau Ely outfit 3-0.United dominated the early possession and went ahead after 28 minutes when Adam Orme was fouled in the box and captain Joe Clarke made no mistake from the spot.The Port Talbot side extended their advantage five minutes before the break when Clarke banged home his second goal.United were now on the rampage and carved out...

Swansea City in fresh link with Southampton's Jack Cork

SWANSEA City are again being linked with Southampton's Jack Cork as Garry Monk continues his search for fresh faces. Swansea are close to finalising the signing of Napoli's Argentinian international central defender Federico Fernandez. But Monk has made it clear he does not want his summer shopping spree to end once Fernandez is on board. With the gap in central defence plugged, the Swansea manager's top priorities are a full-back and a holding midfield player. And it seems Cork, who has been on...
Premier League Manchester United v Swansea City

Premier League Manchester United v Swansea City

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Jubilant Swansea City boss Garry Monk: No-one gave us a chance of...

GARRY Monk insisted Swansea City can do better even as they made the doubters look silly with a remarkable victory at Manchester United. Swansea were rank outsiders to get anything as Old Trafford welcomed Louis van Gaal - and they have been picked by a host of pundits as relegation contenders this season. And though they still have it all do, Monk's men were entitled to a spot of gloating after chalking up their first ever away league win over United. I can pretty much guarantee that...
Barclays Premier League: Manchester United 1 Swansea City 2

Barclays Premier League: Manchester United 1 Swansea City 2

SWANSEA City got their new Premier League campaign off to a stunning start with a breathtaking opening day victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Garry Monk's men crashed the party in Lancashire as Louis van Gaal took charge of United for the first time in a competitive fixture. After withstanding some early pressure, Swansea silenced the home side by taking a shock lead after 28 minutes. Gylfi Sigurdsson fed Ki-Sung and, as Wilfried Bony held off Phil Jones, the South Korean found the...
Your reaction: Swans beat Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford

Your reaction: Swans beat Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford

In the opening match of the Premier League, Swansea city have beaten Manchester United on their home turf. Super Gary Monk showed his intentions today! Great tactics and maintained his attacking threats. #TopOfTheLeague #swans— Phillips (@swanny_jack) August 16, 2014 @MRsamd1453 Great stuff man. Montero, Gomis, Gylfi, Fab all played well. Looks promising for Swans. I'll be watching yall more this year.— CD (@CdStyleZ) August 16, 2014 Haha the van Gaal era gets off to a flier......

Federico Fernandez says ciao to Napoli as he closes on Swansea...

FEDERICO Fernandez has said farewell to Napoli as he prepares to complete his move to Swansea City. The Argentina international is on his way to the Liberty in a deal thought to be worth around £8 million as a replacement for Chico Flores. And Fernandez has sent a message to Napoli via Twitter as he says goodbye to Serie A. Ciao Napoli. Yes ciao, because it is not goodbye forever! It cannot be, because it is difficult to stay away from a city like this, Fernandez wrote. A...
LIVE: Manchester United v Swansea City in the Premier League

LIVE: Manchester United v Swansea City in the Premier League

IT'S back!Here is your live blog on Swansea City's first game of the new 2014/15 Premier League season.There's just the small matter of beating Manchester United at Old Trafford to deal with, and leaving new boss Louis van Gaal red-faced.Click on the icon below to follow the build-up to the big match, all the action from it, and the reaction after, together with updates from elsewhere in the Premier League.Come on you Swans! Live Blog Manchester United v Swansea City 

Swansea City adopt new approach against old-school Manchester...

SWANSEA City have adopted a new technological approach as they prepare to meet one of football's old school managers. The latest Premier League season gets under way when Garry Monk's side take on Manchester United today. And perhaps it is fitting that the match should begin a fresh top-flight campaign as it also heralds a new era at Old Trafford. Louis van Gaal takes charge of the Red Devils for the first time in a competitive fixture this afternoon. The Dutchman has a fearsome...