SWANSEA CITY

  • Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis collapses during Premier League match March 5, 2015

    London: Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis collapsed during an English Premier League game at Tottenham on Wednesday and was taken to a hospital as a precautionary measure. The France striker was attended to by medical staff for about four minutes and was wearing an oxygen mask as he was carried off the...
  • Manchester United 'forgot to score' against Swansea, says Van Gaal February 22, 2015

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was frustrated his side "forgot to score" against Swansea City but believes they were unlucky to lose 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday. United's scratchy performances this season have received criticism but Van Gaal insisted on Friday that his team would be top of...
  • EPL: Manchester United lose 2-1 to Swansea City February 21, 2015

    Swansea: Manchester United lost for only the second time since November as Swansea came from behind to win 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday. Jonjo Shelvey grabbed the winner for Swansea in the 73rd minute, scoring a deflected shot from 25 meters to complete a league double for the Welsh...
  • Jermain Defoe can resurrect England career, says Gus Poyet February 8, 2015

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has backed Jermain Defoe to resurrect his England career after the striker struck his second goal in as many games in a 1-1 draw at Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday. Defoe, who scored 19 goals in his 55 England appearances, last played for his...
  • Swansea City glad to see back of miserable January February 2, 2015

    London: After a month in which they lost their top goalscorer and suffered two demoralising defeats, Swansea City manager Garry Monk was happy to get back to basics with a surprise 1-0 win at Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday. A stunning Jonjo Shelvey goal seven minutes from time handed...
  • Wilfried Bony will be wasted at Manchester City: Swansea chief January 26, 2015

    Swansea City AFC director John van Zweden on Monday said former striker Wilfried Bony will be wasted at new side Manchester City, as he will just sit on the bench. Bony sealed a 28 million pounds move to City from the south Wales side earlier this month, and while Van Zweden...
  • Swansea City swoop for Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Naughton January 23, 2015

    London: Swansea City have signed Tottenham Hotspur's former England under-21 fullback Kyle Naughton on a 3-1/2 year deal, the Premier League clubs said on Thursday. Naughton, who is eligible for Saturday's FA Cup fourth round tie at Blackburn Rovers, has already trained with his new team. Spurs bought the versatile defender from...
  • Diego Costa, Oscar score two each as Chelsea thrash Swansea 5-0 January 17, 2015

    Swansea: Chelsea scored four goals in the opening 36 minutes in their 5-0 demolition of Swansea in the Premier League on Saturday. Oscar struck first within the first minute at the Liberty Stadium. Diego Costa added two more in the 20th and 34th, before Oscar grabbed a second for a 4-0...
  • EPL: Striker Wilfried Bony leaves Swansea for Manchester City January 14, 2015

    London: Champions Manchester City have bolstered their attacking arsenal with the signing of Ivorian forward Wilfried Bony from Swansea City for a sum believed to be in the region of 30 million pounds ($45.48 million), the club confirmed on Wednesday. The 26-year-old, who scored 20 goals in the 2014 calendar year,...
  • Striker Bony signs contract extension with Swansea November 20, 2014

    London: Swansea City's Ivory Coast international Wilfried Bony has signed a one-year contract extension, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. The deal, which will keep the 25-year-old striker at the Liberty Stadium until 2018, is likely to ward off potential suitors ahead of the January transfer window. Bony was the subject...
  • Gritty Swansea stun Arsenal 2-1 in Premier League November 9, 2014

    Swansea scored twice in less than three minutes to rally to a 2-1 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday, with substitute Bafetimbi Gomis grabbing the winner with one of his first touches. A listless game played in driving rain in south Wales was illuminated by Alexis Sanchez's close-range...
  • Capital One Cup: Balotelli inspires Liverpool, Chelsea tame Shrews October 29, 2014

    Mario Balotelli enjoyed a rare moment of ecstasy in a Liverpool shirt by inspiring a 2-1 win over Swansea City in the League Cup on Tuesday while Chelsea had to call for reinforcements to see off Shrewsbury Town. On a night when Premier League West Bromwich Albion were dumped out by...
  • Swansea's Jordi Amat ruled out for six weeks September 16, 2014

    Swansea City central defender Jordi Amat will be out of action for six weeks due to a knee injury, the Premier League club said on their website on Tuesday. The 22yearold Spaniard was substituted at halftime during the 42 defeat at Chelsea on Saturday. Amat started all four Premier League games this...
  • Chelsea sweating on Costa's fitness September 13, 2014

    London: Chelsea are sweating on the fitness of Diego Costa and the Premier League leaders will do all they can to get him fit to face Swansea City on Saturday. The powerful striker has made a blistering start to his Stamford Bridge career, scoring four goals in three appearances since leaving...
  • Swansea sign Tottenham's Tom Carroll on loan August 22, 2014

    Swansea City have signed Tottenham Hotspur's midfielder Tom Carroll on loan for the rest of the season, the Premier League club announced on Friday. Carroll has played seven Premier League games for Tottenham and also appeared for them in the Europa League but has found it hard to establish himself in...
  • Argentina's Federico Fernandez signs for Swansea City August 20, 2014

    London: Swansea City have signed Argentina defender Federico Fernandez from Napoli for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday. The 25yearold centre back, who has 26 caps for his country and made four appearances at the World Cup where Argentina reached the final, signed a fouryear deal with...
  • Swansea upset Manchester United 12 in Van Gaal's debut August 16, 2014

    Manchester: Louis van Gaal made a losing start to his Premier League career with Manchester United on Saturday, with Swansea winning 21 to become the first away team since 1972 to open the season with a victory at Old Trafford. Gylfi Sigurdsson seized on poor defending to net the Welsh club's...
  • Manchester United's Robin Van Persie to miss Premier League opener August 3, 2014

    London: Dutch striker Robin van Persie is set to miss Manchester United's opening Premier League match against Swansea City after being given an extended break after the World Cup. Van Persie, 30, did not travel with United on their preseason tour of the United States, and will not appear in the...
  • EPL: Chelsea beat Swansea to stay in title hunt April 13, 2014

    London: Second-placed Chelsea won 1-0 at Swansea City on Sunday, taking advantage of playing against 10 men for most of the match to keep up the pressure on Premier League leaders Liverpool. That left Chelsea two points behind Liverpool after 34 games each with Jose Mourinho's team due to travel to...
  • 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...
  • Swansea sign David Ngog from Bolton Wanderers January 28, 2014

    London: Swansea City have completed the signing of French striker David Ngog from Bolton Wanderers, the Premier League club said on Monday. The former Paris St Germain and Liverpool forward has joined Swansea for an undisclosed fee until the end of the season. "It's a delight for me," Ngog told the Swansea...
  • Man United search first win in 2014, City travel to Newcastle January 10, 2014

    London: The threat of a fourth consecutive defeat is looming large for Manchester United and their manager David Moyes, yet the beleaguered Scot feels things are on the verge of turning for his struggling side. Swansea City return to Old Trafford for the second time in a week on Saturday, buoyed...
  • 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...
  • South Korean Ki joins Sunderland on loan September 1, 2013

    Sunderland have signed South Korea midfielder Ki Sung-yueng from Swansea City on a season-long loan, the Premier League clubs announced on Saturday. Ki, 24, is Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio's 11th acquisition of the transfer window. He played 38 times for Swansea last season - including in their League Cup final victory...
  • Cardiff stun Manchester City 3-2, Tottenham beat Swansea 1-0 August 25, 2013

    Cardiff: Frazier Campbell scored from two second-half corners on Sunday as newly promoted Cardiff stunned Manchester City 3-2 for their first top-flight victory in more than 50 years. Campbell put Cardiff up 2-1 against the run of play when he nodded home from two yards out in the 79th minute 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...
  • Liverpool sell Jonjo Shelvey to Swansea July 3, 2013

    England: Liverpool have sold England midfielder Jonjo Shelvey to fellow Premier League side Swansea for 5 million pounds ($7.6 million). The 21yearold Shelvey spent three years at Anfield following his move from Charlton but was never a firstteam regular. He did, though, make his senior England debut last year during a 50...