Michael Laudrup

  • Swansea fired me for breach of contract, says Michael Laudrup February 18, 2014

    Michael Laudrup was sacked as manager of Swansea City this month for a breach of contract, the Dane said on Tuesday. The 49-year-old, who won the League Cup with the Welsh team last season, held a news conference in London to explain the circumstances surrounding his dismissal. Laudrup also said he was...
  • Michael Laudrup seeks legal advice after Swansea sacking February 6, 2014

    London: Michael Laudrup is taking legal advice after being fired as Swansea manager on Tuesday. Laudrup revealed on Thursday he was notified of his dismissal in "the briefest of letters which gave no reasons why such hasty and final action was deemed necessary." The Dane adds that he is "of course taking...
  • Swansea sack manager Michael Laudrup after league slump February 5, 2014

    Swansea City have sacked their Danish manager Michael Laudrup with the Welsh club having dropped into a Premier League relegation battle after a dramatic slump in form that has left them two points above the drop zone. Laudrup, who said that winning the League Cup last season ranked among his proudest...
  • Gus Poyet hoping to emulate old friend Michael Laudrup October 17, 2013

    Gus Poyet takes charge of Sunderland for the first time on Saturday when his side visit Swansea City, a progressive team the Uruguayan said had flourished under the guidance of his old friend Michael Laudrup. Poyet, appointed earlier this month by the struggling Wearsiders to replace the axed Paolo Di...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Sunday July 14, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Sunday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Jose Mourinho wants Drogba back at Chelsea According to a report in The Daily Mirror, former Chelsea star Didier Drogba visited Chelsea's Cobham training ground last Monday and...
  • Michael Laudrup looking for a new striker July 14, 2013

    English Premier League club Swansea's manager Michael Laudrup has admitted that he is eyeing one more summer signing. According to a report in The Daily Star, Laudrup is keen to add another striker and has been linked with a loan move for Udinese's Matej Vydra, 21. Swansea have spent 20 million...
  • Laudrup plays down Real Madrid talk to focus on cup final February 22, 2013

    London: Michael Laudrup will not be drawn on his future as Swansea City manager ahead of Sunday's Capital One (League) Cup final at Wembley, with speculation linking him to Real Madrid. Laudrup, who signed a two-year deal with Swansea when he joined them in the close season, is putting the...