1:32 PM EDT, Thu October 30, 2014
South Wales Evening Post 10 hours ago
Swansea City keep fingers crossed over Gylfi Sigurdsson –...

Swansea City keep fingers crossed over Gylfi Sigurdsson –...

GYLFI Sigurdsson is in a race to be fit for Swansea City's Premier League trip to Everton this weekend.And Swansea are confident Ki Sung-Yueng will be okay to play at Goodison Park after the South Korean star missed Tuesday's Capital One Cup loss at Liverpool amid concerns over a shoulder problem.Sigurdsson was also absent in midweek after coming off early against Leicester last weekend because of a groin strain.The Icelander's injury is not serious, and Swansea are hopeful that the...
South Wales Evening Post 22 hours ago
Swansea City's Garry Monk will face no charge over Stoke City...

Swansea City's Garry Monk will face no charge over Stoke City...

GARRY Monk will not face any sanction for his post-match rant at Stoke City. The Swansea City boss caused a storm by branding Potters winger Victor Moses a cheat, while he also criticised referee Michael Oliver and refs' chief Mike Riley. Stoke, who beat Swansea 2-1 after Moses won the softest of penalties, were unhappy with Monk's comments and chairman Peter Coates contacted the Football Association over the outburst. But having given the FA his views on the incident earlier this week, Monk has...
Garry Monk's Swansea City tale of referee woe

Garry Monk's Swansea City tale of referee woe

September 20Wilfried Bony is sent off against Southampton for two bookable offences. But Saints star Jose Fonte, who has already been shown a yellow card, stays on the field after a rash challenge on Wayne Routledge.September 27Angel Rangel is set off at Sunderland after picking up two yellow cards. The second is given after Will Buckley knocked the ball past Swansea's right-back and then ran into him. "What's he supposed to do, disappear," Monk said later.October 19Stoke forward Victor Moses...
Marvin Emnes delighted to score in Capital One Cup loss to...

Marvin Emnes delighted to score in Capital One Cup loss to...

MARVIN Emnes admitted ecstasy turned to agony after Swansea City saw their Capital One Cup hopes end in heartbreaking fashion.Emnes's superb volley in the 65th minute looked to have put course on course for victory, only for late goals by Mario Balotelli and Dejan Lovren to put Liverpool in the last eight."I was in the right place and I hit it right into the corner," said the Dutchman, who scored against Everton in the last round."It was a good goal and I'm delighted to have scored."Every time...
Supporters Trust against Swans share sale

Supporters Trust against Swans share sale

The Swansea City Supporters Trust has today urged the club's directors not to sell any shares to any new investors. The group has urged the current board to maintain the status quo after the club said it may be prepared to make a small number of shares available as an incentive to interested parties. The directors have stressed that there is no prospect of a takeover. They say they are looking to boost the Swans financial muscle. They are keen to attract investment as the club looks to...
Garry Monk frustrated by yet another decision as Swansea City...

Garry Monk frustrated by yet another decision as Swansea City...

GARRY Monk was left simmering over another suspect refereeing decision as Swansea City were knocked out of the Capital One Cup in agonising fashion at Liverpool. Swansea looked on course for the quarter-finals after Marvin Emnes's expert finish put them 1-0 up in the 65th minute. But the game turned around in dramatic fashion in the closing stages. Liverpool, who had controlled the first half, equalised four minutes from the end of the 90 through substitute Mario Balotelli. With extra time...
Liverpool 2 Swansea City 1 - how they fared

Liverpool 2 Swansea City 1 - how they fared

Gerhard Tremmel The German was having a decent game in his third outing of the season until a late gaff led to Liverpool's second goal. Tremmel missed Philippe Coutinho's free-kick and Dejan Lovren headed home. Angel Rangel A sound performance from the right-back, who figured as Garry Monk stuck with his regular back four. Had a difficult task dealing with Adam Lallana and the overlapping Johnson.Ashley Williams Solid as ever at the heart of Swansea's defence, on the whole he coped well with the...
LIVE BLOG: Liverpool v Swansea City in the Capital One Cup

LIVE BLOG: Liverpool v Swansea City in the Capital One Cup

Join us from 7:45pm as the Swans look to make it through to the 5th round of the Capital One Cup.A good omen for the Swans - the last time these two met in the League Cup back in October 2012, Swansea won 3-1 before going on to to win trophy. Live Blog Liverpool v Swansea 
Swansea City confirm talks with potential investors over 'small'...

Swansea City confirm talks with potential investors over 'small'...

SWANSEA City's board of directors may be prepared to sell a small part of the club — but insist there is no prospect of a takeover. Talks are continuing between Swansea's power brokers and possible investors as the club look to boost their financial muscle, a story first revealed in the Evening Post last month. The club is keen to attract investment as it looks to boost its commercial activity, complete its training ground project and get the work on its Liberty Stadium expansion plan...
Swansea City confident ahead of Liverpool test, says midfielder...

Swansea City confident ahead of Liverpool test, says midfielder...

TOM Carroll insists Swansea City travel to Anfield confident of springing a Capital One Cup shock.The on-loan midfielder is hoping to be involved from the outset this evening, with Garry Monk expected to make changes to the side that defeated Leicester on Saturday.Carroll was introduced for Gylfi Sigurdsson for the last half an hour of that match after being replaced in the starting line-up by the returning Jonjo Shelvey.Swansea head into tonight's game looking to book a quarter-final space...
Swansea City's Garry Monk plots changes — and another...

Swansea City's Garry Monk plots changes — and another...

GARRY Monk looks set to freshen up his side at Liverpool tonight — but insists Swansea City can shock Brendan Rodgers's Reds again in the Capital One Cup.Liverpool have endured a stuttering start to the season as they battle to re-adjust following the summer exit of star man Luis Suarez.Even so, Monk reckons Swansea will start as heavy underdogs in this evening's fourth-round clash.But he is adamant that if they can get their performance right, Swansea can repeat their Anfield League Cup...
Phil Jagielka recorded as the fastest player in the Premier...

Phil Jagielka recorded as the fastest player in the Premier...

The fastest player in the top flight this season so far is... drum roll please... Phil Jagielka.  EA Sports, the team who provide all the official stats for the Premier League, have found that Everton man Jagielka hit a top speed of 35.99 km/h against Leicester on the opening day of the season.Surprisingly, there are four defenders on the list, with Leicester's Ritchie De Laet coming in a close second at 35.94km/h.Swansea's Nathan Dyer is the only winger in the...
Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng aims for Capital One Cup...

Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng aims for Capital One Cup...

KI Sung-Yueng hopes to continue his Capital One Cup success — and he reckons Swansea City will be big news in Korea if they can repeat their knockout heroics at Anfield. Garry Monk's men take on Liverpool tonight (7.45) looking to match the achievement of two years ago when they eliminated the Reds from the competition. From there Swansea advanced to the final, thumping Bradford 5-0 to lift their first piece of major silverware. Ki was part of that team, and also reached the same showpiece...
Swansea City captain Ashley Williams hails the impact of Lukasz...

Swansea City captain Ashley Williams hails the impact of Lukasz...

ASHLEY Williams hailed the impact of Lukasz Fabianski after the goalkeeper kept his fourth clean sheet in nine Swansea City appearances against Leicester.The Polish stopper was barely tested during the 90 minutes but produced a brilliant double save in injury-time.First, Fabianski flew across the area to repel Andy King's firm header, then clawed off the line when Esteban Cambiasso seemed certain to score.The former Arsenal man has settled in seamlessly since making a summer...
We could have done with Swansea City's goals being smaller, says...

We could have done with Swansea City's goals being smaller, says...

NIGEL Pearson joked that he could have done with the goals being smaller after his Leicester City side were well beaten at Swansea City. Leicester asked referee Mike Jones to check the dimensions of the Liberty Stadium's goal frames after his goalkeepers queried their size during the warm-up before Saturday's game. Unsurprisingly, it turned out they were fine — but Foxes stopper Kasper Schmeichel still could not find a way to keep out a pair of Wilfried Bony strikes as Swansea...