MICHU

  • Swansea to be without forward Michu for six weeks December 24, 2013

    Swansea: Swansea say Michu is likely to be sidelined for six weeks, with the forward requiring surgery on his right ankle. The 27yearold Spaniard, who has scored 28 goals since joining from Rayo Vallecano in 2012, has been hindered by ankle and knee problems this season. Manager Michael Laudrup said on...
  • Michu sets Swansea on way to 20 win at Palace September 22, 2013

    London: Michu scored for the third successive match this week to put Swansea on track for a 20 win over Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Sunday. The Spanish forward took just two minutes to break the deadlock at Selhurst Park, finishing off a slick team move with a rising...
  • Shock defeats for Valencia and PSV in Europa League September 20, 2013

    London: The attractive football preached by Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup was displayed to great effect when the Welsh side stunned 10-man Valencia with a 3-0 away victory in the Europa League on Thursday. In their first season in European competition for 22 years, English League Cup holders Swansea took advantage...
  • Liverpool go top despite draw at Swansea September 17, 2013

    London: Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey took centre stage against his former club as Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-2 draw at the Welsh club on Monday. Shelvey scored Swansea's opener and created their second but his two shocking passes set up both goals for...
  • Manchester United cruise to 41 win against Swansea August 17, 2013

    Swansea, Wales: A spectacular double from Robin van Persie helped Manchester United begin their Premier League title defense with a 41 win at Swansea on Saturday David Moyes' first league match in charge of United couldn't have gone any better, with Van Persie matching Danny Welbeck's brace with two brilliant goals...
  • Swansea thrash Bradford 5-0 to win first major trophy February 24, 2013

    London: Swansea marked their centenary season by collecting their first major trophy, outclassing fourth-tier club Bradford to win the League Cup final 5-0 on Sunday. Nathan Dyer and Jonathan de Guzman scored twice, and Michu also netted at Wembley Stadium to secure the biggest victory margin ever in the final of...
  • Arsenal held 22 by Swansea in FA Cup 3rd round January 6, 2013

    London: Arsenal threw away a winning position to draw 22 with Premier League rival Swansea following a late goal flurry in the FA Cup third round on Sunday. Michu slotted Swansea ahead with a neat finish the 58th minute, but Lukas Podolski levelled in the 81st and Kieran Gibbs volleyed...
  • Vertonghen scorers the winner as Spurs beat Swansea 10 December 16, 2012

    London: Jan Vertonghen lashed home a secondhalf winner as Tottenham beat Swansea 10 in the Premier League on Sunday to move back into the Champions League positions. The Belgium center back latched onto a rightwing free kick from Kyle Walker and sent a low shot into the corner in the 75th...
  • Swansea upset Arsenal 20 at the Emirates December 1, 2012

    London : Arsenal were beaten by Swansea at the Emirates on Saturday courtesy Michu's two late goals as their rivals Chelsea also slumped to a 31 defeat at West Ham. The Spanish forward Michu found himself through on goal with three minutes remaining and beat Wojciech Szczesny with a...
  • EPL: Swansea draw 22 with Reading October 6, 2012

    Swansea: Swansea staged a secondhalf comeback on Saturday to secure a 22 draw with Reading in the Premier League. Miguel Michu in the 71st minute and Wayne Routledge in the 78th drew Swansea even after Reading secured a 20 halftime lead at the Liberty Stadium. Reading, which has not won...