SWANSEA CITY

  • 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...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Wednesday July 3, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Wednesday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Kolo Toure officially joins Liverpool from Manchester City Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has officially joined Liverpool from Manchester City on a free transfer on Tuesday, the Merseyside...
  • Highlyrated Kyle Bartley joins Birmingham City on loan July 3, 2013

    Birmingham City have landed a deal with the highlyrated defender Kyle Bartley of Swansea City on a seasonlong loan deal. Bartley, a former Arsenal man began his career with Bolton Wanderers before joining Gunner's Academy in 2007. He made his firstteam debut in a UEFA Champions League tie against Olympiakos...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Saturday June 29, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Saturday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Bayern Munich, Franck Ribery agree on contract extension Frenchman Franck Ribery put pen to paper on a new contract with Bayern Munich until 2017, the German football giant...
  • Williams may leave Swansea for Arsenal June 25, 2013

    Ashley Williams has reportedly desired to end his tenure at Swansea City and preferred Arsenal as his destination. According to a report in The Telegraph , the Swansea captain who is at the threshold of his 29th birthday, believes its time to move on towards a new challenge. The New South...
  • Manchester City, Swansea labor to 00 draw in EPL May 4, 2013

    Swansea: Manchester City dropped points in their bid to secure second place in the English Premier League by drawing 00 with Swansea in a lackluster match on Saturday. Edin Dzeko and David Silva missed giltedged late chances at Liberty Stadium for the deposed champions, who are provisionally seven points clear...
  • 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...
  • Hazard apologises to ballboy after League Cup red card January 24, 2013

    Chelsea's Eden Hazard has apologised for kicking a ballboy who was preventing him from retrieving the ball in the League Cup semifinal against Swansea City on Wednesday. Hazard, who was sent off, later met the 17yearold named locally as Charlie Morgan, son of the Swansea City director Martin Morgan, in...
  • Chelsea lose top spot after 11 draw at Swansea November 3, 2012

    Swansea: Chelsea lost top spot in the English Premier League for the first time in more than two months after conceding a late equalizer to Pablo Hernandez in a 11 draw with Swansea on Saturday. Hernandez drilled the ball into the corner of the net in the 88th minute at Liberty...
  • Man City's Richards sidelined for eight weeks October 30, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester City defender Micah Richards has been sidelined for eight weeks after undergoing knee surgery. The right back had sustained an injury on his right knee during City's 10 defeat of Swansea City on Saturday. Richards damaged the meniscus cartilage of his right knee and underwent immediate surgery to mend...
  • Swansea overwhelm sloppy West Ham 30 August 25, 2012

    Swansea: Swansea recorded a 30 victory against West Ham with an impressive display on Saturday in its first home game of the Premier League season. The hosts opened the scoring in the 20th minute through defender Angel Rangel, his low shot across West Ham's goal deflecting off the body of goalkeeper...
  • Liverpool sign Wales midfielder Allen August 11, 2012

    Liverpool have signed Swansea City midfielder Joe Allen on a longterm deal, the Premier League club said on Friday. The move reunites the Wales player with manager Brendan Rodgers, who left Swansea for Anfield in the close season. The two clubs had an agreement that Rodgers would not target any of his...
  • Swansea boss Rodgers snubs Liverpool approach May 18, 2012

    London: Liverpool turned to Twitter on Friday to ask supporters for help in finding a new manager after Swansea's Brendan Rodgers rejected an approach to discuss replacing the fired Kenny Dalglish. Liverpool tweeted to more than 930,000 followers: "Who do you want to replace Kenny Dalglish as LFC manager? Reply with...