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South Wales Evening Post 10 hours ago
Swansea City back on trail of Southampton's Jack Cork

Swansea City back on trail of Southampton's Jack Cork

SWANSEA City are back in for long-time target Jack Cork and hope to seal a deal for the midfielder before Monday's transfer deadline. The Southampton star is available for a knockdown fee during this transfer window because his contract expires this summer. Saints boss Ronald Koeman gave Cork seven days to give the club an answer over the offer of a new contract last week and as yet there has been no news about him signing a fresh deal. And there are strong suggestions that Swansea could be...

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South Wales Evening Post 6 hours ago
Former Swansea City boss Michael Laudrup: I could quit management...

Former Swansea City boss Michael Laudrup: I could quit management...

FORMER Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup has revealed he could quit management within a year. Laudrup has been in charge at Qatari club Lekhwiya since last summer having been sacked just under a year ago by Swansea. "If I am a coach for one, two or five years more, I don't know yet, but I turned 50 this summer and don't want to become old on the bench," said the Dane. With former Swansea defender Chico Flores in their side, Lekhwiya — who have won the title in three of the last four...
South Wales Evening Post 9 hours ago

Carmarthen Town miss out on place in Welsh Premier League...

CARMARTHEN Town missed out on a place in the Championship Conference after losing 3-0 to The New Saints on Wednesday. The Old Gold needed to beat the runaway Welsh Premier League leaders in order to force their way into the top-six ahead of the mid-season split. Their defeat means Mark Aizlewood's side will be battling to avoid relegation and chasing one Europa League play-off place in the second half of the campaign. Goals from Scott Quigley, Jamie Reed and Greg Draper handed unbeaten Saints...
South Wales Evening Post 12 hours ago
Swansea City Under-18s boss upbeat despite FA Youth Cup defeat to...

Swansea City Under-18s boss upbeat despite FA Youth Cup defeat to...

SWANSEA City Under-18 boss Cameron Toshack insisted he was proud of his side despite their 6-0 FA Youth Cup defeat to Chelsea. The young Swans had beaten Doncaster and Watford to reach the competition's last-16, but the five-time winners and reigning champions proved too strong. Chelsea were 2-0 up at the break thanks to goals from Tammy Abraham. The winger completed his hat-trick in the second period, while Dominic Solanke (2) and Kasey Palmer were also on target. "This group has come a long...
Swansea City youngsters relishing FA Youth Cup challenge against...

Swansea City youngsters relishing FA Youth Cup challenge against...

SWANSEA City Under-18s coach Cameron Toshack says his squad are relishing the challenge as the prepare for their FA Youth Cup tie against Chelsea tonight (7.05pm). Toshack's youngsters face five-time winners and reigning champions the Blues at Aldershot's Recreation Ground as they eye a place in the sixth round of the competition. The Swans defeated Doncaster last week to set up the match against the heavyweights, who brushed past Leeds United and Huddersfield in previous...
30 per cent of Swansea City could be sold to American investors...

30 per cent of Swansea City could be sold to American investors...

SWANSEA City could sell 30 per cent of the club to their potential American investors in exchange for around £30 million.But that cash would go directly to those shareholders who are willing to sell rather than into Swansea's coffers.The proposal which has been discussed could then see John Moores and Charles Noell, the super-rich US businessmen who have held talks with Liberty chiefs, give Swansea favourable loans in a bid to help drive the club forward.Swansea sources have stressed to...
Former Swansea City winger Pablo Hernandez leaves Qatar to join...

Former Swansea City winger Pablo Hernandez leaves Qatar to join...

FORMER Swansea City winger Pablo Hernandez has left Al Arabi to join Dubai-based Al Nasr on loan with a view to a permanent move. Hernandez only joined Al Arabi last summer, the former Spanish international leaving the Liberty for an undisclosed fee after telling Garry Monk he wanted a move. The 29-year-old had a successful time in Qatar, scoring six goals in 13 appearances, but has now moved on again.
Garry Monk issues Swansea City rallying call ahead of Southampton...

Garry Monk issues Swansea City rallying call ahead of Southampton...

GARRY Monk has issued a rallying cry to his Swansea City players as they bid to bounce back from their most difficult spell of the season at Southampton this weekend.Monk has admitted his side are not performing at their best as they lick wounds following last Saturday's FA Cup exit at Blackburn Rovers.The Ewood Park defeat followed a 5-0 thrashing by Chelsea at the Liberty Stadium — Swansea's heaviest home reverse since 1991.In all, Monk's men have managed only one victory in their last...
Swansea City linked with St Etienne star Franck Tabanou

Swansea City linked with St Etienne star Franck Tabanou

SWANSEA City have been linked with a £3 million move former French Under-21 international Franck Tabanou as Garry Monk continues his search for a left-back. Reports have emerged in France suggesting Swansea have tabled an offer for St Etienne star Tabanou, who has extensive experience on the left of midfield as well as in defence. The 25-year-old has been a regular for St Etienne - who are fourth in Ligue 1 - this season, and they would be reluctant to lose a player who has two-and-a-half...

January transfer window gossip: Juan Cuadrado keen on Chelsea...

FIORENTINA winger Juan Cuadrado is reportedly keen on a move to Chelsea. The Serie A club are reluctant to let the Colombian international leave for anything less than the £26.8 million buyout clause in his contract. And club president Andrea Della Valle is hopeful that no offer will be made. When asked about Chelsea's interest in Cuadrado, Della Valle told the club's official website: "The buy-out clause is there. "We put it (buy-out clause) high in order to keep him (Cuadrado). I hope he...
Dismal dismissal record: Swansea City red card review

Dismal dismissal record: Swansea City red card review

Swansea City received their eighth red card of the season at Blackburn Rovers on Saturday, more than any other Premier League side. Here's a look back at why they were dished out. Wilfried Bony: Swansea 0 Southampton 1, Saturday, September 20The recent £28 million Manchester City signing can have few complaints about a silly 39th-minute dismissal that was the result of two yellow cards. First the Ivorian charged into Jose Fonte, toppling the defender, before launching into a clumsy...
Blackburn Rovers 3 Swansea City 1: Five talking points from Ewood...

Blackburn Rovers 3 Swansea City 1: Five talking points from Ewood...

After Swansea City's 3-1 defeat to Blackburn Rovers in the fourth round of the FA Cup, STEPHEN WARE picks out his five talking points. Eight red cards and countingQuestions about Swansea's discipline are bound to be raised after both Kyle Bartley, pictured, and Gylfi Sigurdsson were sent off in the North West. That makes it eight red cards in total this season. And, though two of those were overturned, Shelvey was again suspended after his arm caught Emre Can at Liverpool in an incident...
VIDEO: Swansea City right-back Angel Rangel says there's no...

VIDEO: Swansea City right-back Angel Rangel says there's no...

ANGEL Rangel insists there is no discipline problem at Swansea City and has urged his team-mates to pull together as they look to come through a sticky patch.Gylfi Sigurdsson became the eighth Swansea player to be shown a red card this season when he was dismissed late in the FA Cup defeat by Blackburn last weekend.His sending off for a lunge at Chris Taylor came after Kyle Bartley had been given his marching orders just six minutes in following a challenge on Josh King.Wilfried Bony, Angel...
Penlan do 'a Bradford' for superb comeback success

Penlan do 'a Bradford' for superb comeback success

PENLAN Club took part in a Swansea League classic at Tir Canol as they clawed back a two-goal deficit to win 4-3 at Morriston Olympic and apply pressure on division one leaders Blaenymaes.Olympic went 2-0 up very early on.Penlan were looking at their title hopes being severely dented, but Dale Otten hit back with a trademark free-kick from 25 yards which flew into the top corner of the net.Rob Connachie found himself on the end of a Karl Mucha cross to volley home just before the interval to...
Swansea City's Jazz Richards joins Fulham on loan

Swansea City's Jazz Richards joins Fulham on loan

SWANSEA City right-back Jazz Richards has joined Fulham on a one-month loan deal. Richards joins the Championship outfit after making 10 appearances for Garry Monk this season, recently featuring in the 6-2 victory over Tranmere in the FA Cup third round. The 23-year-old joins up with Kit Symons' side after previous loan spells at Huddersfield Town and Crystal Palace. He will be available for the Cottagers' Championship fixture against Blackburn next weekend - the team who dumped Swansea...