Swansea

  • EPL: Chelsea beat Swansea to stay in title hunt 13-04-2014 10:51 PM

    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...
  • Swansea draw 2-2 at Arsenal in Premier League 26-03-2014 08:29 AM

    London: Arsenal conceded an injury-time own-goal to give Swansea a 2-2 draw on Tuesday and fall further behind in the Premier League title race. Coming off a 6-0 drubbing at Chelsea on Saturday, Arsenal endured another demoralizing result after rallying for a 2-1 lead - only to concede a fluke...
  • Liverpool beat Swansea 4-3; Remy scores winner for Newcastle 23-02-2014 10:08 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool beat Swansea 4-3 on Sunday to maintain their Premier League title challenge thanks to two goals each from Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson. Sturridge's first came in the sixth minute, before the striker provided the assist for Henderson to double Liverpool's lead in the 20th from the edge...
  • Swansea fired me for breach of contract, says Michael Laudrup 18-02-2014 11:48 PM

    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...
  • Swansea win Welsh derby 3-0 against Cardiff 09-02-2014 07:53 AM

    Wales: Swansea manager Garry Monk enjoyed a perfect start as his team won the south Wales derby 3-0 against Cardiff to move away from the Premier League relegation zone on Saturday. Wayne Routledge scored from Pablo Hernandez's perfect through pass in the 47th minute, clipping the ball into the far...
  • Michael Laudrup seeks legal advice after Swansea sacking 06-02-2014 09:22 PM

    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...
  • West Ham's Andy Carroll loses appeal over three-game ban 05-02-2014 08:57 AM

    London: West Ham striker Andy Carroll has lost his appeal against a three-match ban for violent conduct following his red card against Swansea. The Football Association says that an independent panel rejected Carroll's claim of wrongful dismissal, and the ban will take immediate effect. Carroll was shown a straight red...
  • Swansea sack manager Michael Laudrup after league slump 05-02-2014 08:38 AM

    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...
  • Swansea sign David Ngog from Bolton Wanderers 28-01-2014 07:20 AM

    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...
  • Adebayor scores two as Tottenham beat Swansea 3-1 in EPL 19-01-2014 10:02 PM

    Swansea: Emmanuel Adebayor scored twice as Tottenham beat Swansea 3-1 to extend Tim Sherwood's unbeaten Premier League start as manager. The striker headed Spurs into a 35th-minute lead and tapped in their third in the 71st after Chico Flores' own goal. Wilfried Bony hit the bar and had a good...
  • Manchester United lift gloom with 2-0 win over Swansea 12-01-2014 01:45 AM

    England: Manchester United lifted the gloom around Old Trafford by beating Swansea 2-0 in the Premier League on Saturday, ending a three-match losing run that pushed the English champions to the brink of a crisis. The relief was clear inside the iconic stadium after Antonio Valencia and Danny Welbeck scored...
  • Man United search first win in 2014, City travel to Newcastle 10-01-2014 10:46 AM

    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,...
  • Manchester City stay on course with 3-2 win over Swansea 01-01-2014 08:24 PM

    Swansea: Second-half goals from Yaya Toure and Aleksandar Kolarov guided Manchester City to a 3-2 victory over Swansea on Wednesday, keeping their Premier League title campaign firmly on course. Brazil midfielder Fernandinho put City ahead in the 14th minute, before Swansea's Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony nodded an equalizer in...
  • Dzeko rescues Man City in 1-0 win over Palace; Hull rout Fulham 6-0 28-12-2013 10:54 PM

    Manchester: Edin Dzeko rescued Manchester City with a second-half winner in a shaky 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday, lifting his team provisionally top of the English Premier League. The division's most free-scoring attack struggled to break down an obdurate Palace defence until Jesus Navas cut the ball back...
  • Chelsea beat Swansea 1-0 in Premier League 26-12-2013 10:47 PM

    London: Eden Hazard scored in the 28th minute on Thursday to give Chelsea a 1-0 win over Swansea to remain two points off the Premier League lead. Hazard cut in from the left and scored with a swerving right-footed shot which proved to be enough for the victory despite Chelsea's...
  • Swansea to be without forward Michu for six weeks 24-12-2013 05:12 PM

    Swansea: Swansea say Michu is likely to be sidelined for six weeks, with the forward requiring surgery on his right ankle. The 27-year-old 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...
  • Barkley free kick gives Everton 2-1 win at Swansea 22-12-2013 11:51 PM

    Swansea, Wales: Ross Barkley enhanced his ever-growing reputation by scoring directly from a free kick to move Everton provisionally up to fourth place with a 2-1 win at Swansea in the Premier League on Sunday. Seamus Coleman put Everton in front in the 66th minute with a ferocious strike, although...
  • Swansea, Hull fined USD 32,700 for mass confrontation 18-12-2013 10:35 PM

    London: The English Football Association has fined both Swansea and Hull 20,000 pounds ($32,700) for a mass confrontation between players during a Premier League match. The FA says the clubs admitted to failing to ensure their players "conducted themselves in an orderly fashion." The incident happened in the 80th minute...
  • Nathan Dyer ankle not broken, say Swansea 16-12-2013 02:08 PM

    Swansea City have been boosted by the news that winger Nathan Dyer did not break his ankle in their 1-1 Premier League draw away to Norwich City on Sunday but the Welsh club are still waiting on the results of further tests. Swansea boss Michael Laudrup had feared the worst...
  • Hooper strike gives Norwich point against Swansea 15-12-2013 10:05 PM

    Norwich: Gary Hooper scored a superb 25-yard effort to earn Norwich a 1-1 draw on Sunday in their Premier League match against Swansea at Carrow Road, where Nathan Dyer looked to have sustained a serious ankle injury after earlier putting the visitors in front. Former Celtic striker Hooper lashed home...
  • Swansea draw 1-1 with Hull in Premier League 10-12-2013 08:34 AM

    Swansea: Chico Flores equalized in the second half to cancel out Danny Graham's first goal since January and give Swansea a 1-1 draw against Hull in the Premier League on Monday. Graham had not scored since leaving Swansea for Hull this year, but gave his new team the lead by...
  • Samir Nasri's brace seals 3-0 victory for Manchester City against Swansea 01-12-2013 11:36 PM

    Manchester: Samir Nasri scored twice as Manchester City maintained their 100 per cent home record and moved to third place in the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Swansea on Sunday. In-form striker Alvaro Negredo put City in front after eight minutes with a free kick into the bottom...
  • Tottenham Hotspur beat Sheriff 2-0 to stay perfect in Europa 25-10-2013 08:28 AM

    Tournament favorite Tottenham ground out a 2-0 win at FC Sheriff to stay undefeated in the Europa League and move to the brink of qualification for the knockout stages on Thursday. Eintracht Frankfurt, Fiorentina, Salzburg and Ludogorets Razgrad also made it three wins out of three, while Swansea, Sevilla, Rubin...
  • Tottenham Hotspur perfect in Europa, Valencia bounce back 04-10-2013 08:17 AM

    Tottenham overcame cold conditions to maintain their billing as the Europa League's top contender thanks to a confident victory on Thursday, when a goalkeeping gaffe sparked Valencia to their first win. Tottenham, the English Premier League club which have spent heavily this offseason and sold Gareth Bale, weren't the only...
  • Arsenal move top of table with 2-1 win over Swansea 29-09-2013 12:11 AM

    Wales: Arsenal took a two-point lead at the top of the Premier League after beating Swansea 2-1 on Saturday with goals from Serge Gnabry and Aaron Ramsey. The 18-year-old Gnabry got his first league goal for the London club in the 58th and Ramsey doubled the lead four minutes later....
  • Michu sets Swansea on way to 2-0 win at Palace 22-09-2013 08:52 PM

    London: Michu scored for the third successive match this week to put Swansea on track for a 2-0 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...
  • Shock defeats for Valencia and PSV in Europa League 20-09-2013 08:32 AM

    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...
  • Liverpool go top despite draw at Swansea 17-09-2013 08:13 AM

    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...
  • South Korean Ki joins Sunderland on loan 01-09-2013 10:26 AM

    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...
  • Sunderland sign South Korea midfielder Ki Sung-yueng on loan 31-08-2013 10:01 PM

    England: Sunderland have signed South Korea midfielder Ki Sung-yueng from Premier League rival Swansea on a season-long loan. The 24-year-old Ki made 38 appearances for the south Wales side in all competitions last season but has fallen down the pecking order this term and has been allowed to leave. At...