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Swansea City chairman calls on council to back Liberty Stadium...

Swansea City chairman calls on council to back Liberty Stadium...

HUW Jenkins has called on Swansea Council to get behind Swansea City's plan to increase the size of the Liberty Stadium.Swansea's chairman has revealed the club has spent more than £1.5 million on buying a small piece of land near the stadium and trying to obtain planning permission.Writing in his programme notes for today's game with Manchester United, Jenkins said: I'm convinced we must take advantage of the increased Premier League income next season to help us expand the Liberty...
Swansea City's Jonjo Shelvey set for England call

Swansea City's Jonjo Shelvey set for England call

SWANSEA City star Jonjo Shelvey is set to be recalled by England on the back of his excellent club form.Shelvey finished last season impressively and has begun the new campaign with a string of fine performances.And now the midfielder is set to be rewarded for the consistency he has shown with an England call-up for the upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Switzerland.Shelvey, whose sole cap to date came against San Marino in 2012, was summoned by Roy Hodgson on one occasion last...
Swansea City v Manchester United - the last five meetings

Swansea City v Manchester United - the last five meetings

Swansea 2 Manchester United 1Saturday, February 21, 2015SWANSEA completed a first ever league double over Manchester United after Garry Monk's men came from behind to clinch victory.Ander Herrera put the visitors in front with a sharp finish before Ki Sung-Yueng's clever flick drew Swansea level just two minutes later.And Bafetimbi Gomis secured a memorable triumph when Jonjo Shelvey's long-range effort struck him en-route to goal.Manchester United 1 Swansea City 2August 16, 2014MANCHESTER...
Drive to get Manchester United fans to Swansea Bay

Drive to get Manchester United fans to Swansea Bay

MANCHESTER United fans are being encouraged to spend as much time as possible in Swansea Bay this weekend.Swansea Council has been targeting their supporters on social media to reel them in ahead of their club's Barclays Premier League at the Liberty Stadium tomorrow.United's fans have been encouraged to read a blog via posts on Twitter and Facebook that gives them a breakdown of things to do in the bay beyond the 90 minutes of football. After a set amount of time reading the blog, visitors are...
Garry Monk demands Swansea City's best performance yet as...

Garry Monk demands Swansea City's best performance yet as...

LOUIS van Gaal reckoned Swansea City played the easy way when they won at Old Trafford and he was amazed when they beat Manchester United again at the Liberty.United's manager gave Swansea no credit for either of their remarkable successes over his team last season.He suggested they had done the simple thing by playing on the counter-attack when they shocked his team on the opening day.And after Bafetimbi Gomis's fortuitous winner in the return fixture last February, van...
Manchester United boss Louis van Gall determined to avoid another...

Manchester United boss Louis van Gall determined to avoid another...

LOUIS van Gaal has revealed he is determined not to suffer another defeat to Swansea City after warning Garry Monk's men that Manchester United have improved since last season.Swansea were the only team to complete a league double over United last term, triumphing 2-1 both home and away against the Red Devils.An opening-day success at Old Trafford was followed by another victory when United visited Landore last February.Sunday's game will be van Gaal's 50th in the United hot seat.And, after...
Swansea City's England players are in contention for call-ups,...

Swansea City's England players are in contention for call-ups,...

SWANSEA City's England contingent have done enough to be included in Roy Hodgson's next squad, according to Garry Monk.The Three Lions boss will announce those in the running to face San Marino and Switzerland in Euro 2016 qualifiers on Sunday.One-cap Jonjo Shelvey has started the season in sensational form for Swansea, while Jack Cork, another Englishman, is also playing well.Both are in contention to be included in the group, though some suggest it is more difficult to earn a call-up when...
Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac will hand four players debuts...

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac will hand four players debuts...

THE Scarlets will hand debuts to four players when they complete their pre-season preparations against Bedford Blues at Llandovery this afternoon (2.30).Head coach Wayne Pivac has opted to look at a host of the region's younger players, though he has opted for some experience in the shape of Aled Thomas, Steven Shingler, George Earle and Rob McCusker.The four making their first Scarlets appearance are Rhys Fawcett, Josh Macleod, Rhys Williams, and Nathan Edwards. Another four - Lee Taylor, Josh...
PREMIER LEAGUE WATCH: Manchester City reportedly offer Kevin De...

PREMIER LEAGUE WATCH: Manchester City reportedly offer Kevin De...

WOLFSBURG'S director of sport Klaus Allofs says Manchester City have made an astonishing salary offer to Kevin De Bruyne.It is reported that a general agreement is in place between both clubs for the 24-year-old, but negotiations over minor details have been described as protracted.Those talks continued in Monaco, where both clubs were represented in the draw for the Champions League group phase.There are suggestions De Bruyne will undergo a medical at Manchester City...
Nathan Dyer eyes Manchester United scalp as he pledges to stay at...

Nathan Dyer eyes Manchester United scalp as he pledges to stay at...

NATHAN Dyer has insisted he is going nowhere in the transfer window as he focuses on helping Swansea City prove that spirit counts for more than cash.Dyer has been linked with a move to Norwich City after struggling for game-time in spells last season.But the winger is not interested in talk of moving on.Instead, Dyer says, he is concentrating on trying to make an impression when the opportunity arises.And he hopes for a chance to contribute when Swansea look to humble megabucks Manchester...
Jack to a King to get special screening in House of Commons...

Jack to a King to get special screening in House of Commons...

IT'S the film which chronicles Swansea City's rise to Premier League stardom, winning plaudits from around the world.Now Jack to a King: The Swansea Story is set to cause a stir in the corridors of power with a special screening in the House of Commons.Swansea East MP Carolyn Harris is arranging for an audience of invited guests from Swansea, London and the media to watch how the club was saved by its fans and went on to football glory. Thanks to premiership football, the Swansea name is...
PREMIER LEAGUE WATCH: Sunderland hope for de Guzman deal as City...

PREMIER LEAGUE WATCH: Sunderland hope for de Guzman deal as City...

SUNDERLAND remain hopeful of clinching the signing of former Swansea City favourite Jonathan de Guzman. The Black Cats are thought to have agreed a season-long loan deal with Napoli for the Dutch international midfielder, who enjoyed two good seasons at the Liberty on loan from Villarreal. And there are indications that despite interest from Bournemouth and Marseille, the 27-year-old is ready to join the Black Cats. Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat has also been linked with Rennes striker Ola...
Deal for Swansea City's Michu unlikely, says Real Betis boss Pepe...

Deal for Swansea City's Michu unlikely, says Real Betis boss Pepe...

REAL Betis say they are unlikely to sign Swansea City outcast Michu. Swansea have been trying to finalise Michu's Liberty exit after it became clear earlier in the summer that neither the player nor his club wanted him to remain in Wales. But the one-cap Spanish international remains on the books because he still has a year to run on a lucrative Swansea contract which is thought to be worth around £40,000 a week. Michu has been linked with a string of Spanish clubs as well as Aston Villa...

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