SWANSEA

  • EPL: Tottenham grab late victory at Swansea December 14, 2014

    Christian Eriksen scored in the 89th minute as Tottenham went against the run of play to beat Swansea 2-1 on Sunday in the Premier League. Harry Kane grabbed an early goal for the visitors in the fourth before Wilfried Bony equalised three minutes after the interval. Swansea dominated but it was Eriksen...
  • Andy Carroll brace gives West Ham 3-1 win over Swansea in EPL December 7, 2014

    Striker Andy Carroll's headed brace helped West Ham to a 3-1 victory against Swansea at Upton Park on Sunday. The win moved the home side up to third in the table, their best start to a Premier League campaign. Swansea, without an away win since August, remain eighth. Carroll scored his first...
  • Yaya Toure winner gives Manchester City 2-1 victory over Swansea November 22, 2014

    Yaya Toure responded to Manuel Pellegrini's rallying call as he fired champions Manchester City to a 2-1 Premier League win over Swansea on Saturday. The City midfielder, below par for much of the season but continually backed by City manager Pellegrini, powered forward to strike the winner just after the hour...
  • 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...
  • Southampton thrash Newcastle 40, Tottenham play draw against Sunderland September 13, 2014

    Both sets of fans called for Newcastle manager Alan Pardew to be fired after Southampton thrashed the demoralised Magpies 40 in the English Premier League with Graziano Pelle inspiring Ronald Koeman's newlook side at St Mary's on Saturday. Summer signing Pelle's brace was complemented by goals from Jack Cork and Morgan...
  • Costa scores a hattrick as Chelsea beat Swansea 42 September 13, 2014

    London: Diego Costa scored a hat trick as Chelsea opened an early gap atop the Premier League standings with a 42 win over Swansea, ending the visitors' perfect start to the season. Costa made sure Chelsea recovered from John Terry's early own goal as the Brazilborn Spain forward continued his...
  • 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...
  • EPL: Stoke stun Manchester City at home, Swansea win again August 30, 2014

    Mame Diouf scored a spectacular solo goal to give Stoke a surprising 10 win over defending champion Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday. Diouf received the ball on the edge of his own area and ran the length of the pitch before slotting a low shot between the legs...
  • 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...
  • Manchester United need to learn to cope with pressure: Louis van Gaal August 16, 2014

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said his team need to learn to cope with pressure after they slumped to a 21 home defeat to Swansea City on the opening day of the Premier League season. United enjoyed an unbeaten preseason tour of the United States beating rivals Liverpool and European...
  • 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...
  • EPL Team Preview: Same again for Swansea in Premier League August 15, 2014

    Swansea: Swansea have ended their three seasons in the Premier League in 11th, ninth and 12th place and another midtable finish will do just nicely for the Welsh club this campaign. After so many years languishing in the lower leagues, just being in the Premier League is beyond the wildest dreams...
  • Swansea sell Spanish pair to Qatari clubs August 14, 2014

    Swansea: Swansea have sold Spanish players Chico Flores and Pablo Hernandez to clubs in Qatar. The Welsh club said on Thursday that center back Flores is moving to Qatar champion Lekhwiya, where he will reunite with former Swansea manager Michael Laudrup. Hernandez, the winger who was once Swansea's clubrecord signing from Valencia,...
  • 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...
  • Swansea captain Ashley Williams signs new fouryear contract July 4, 2014

    Swansea City captain Ashley Williams has signed a new fouryear contract that will keep him at the Welsh side until 2018, the Premier League club said on Friday. The 29yearold defender, who also captains Wales, had been linked with a move away from the Liberty Stadium but will remain at the...
  • Swansea sign goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski May 29, 2014

    Poland goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski is moving from Arsenal to Swansea after his contract expired at the north London club. The 29yearold Poland international has signed a fouryear deal to stay in the Premier League and become Swansea's first summer signing. Fabianski's seven years at Arsenal ended by playing in the FA Cup...
  • Lambert goal earns Southampton 10 win at Swansea May 3, 2014

    Swansea: England striker Rickie Lambert scored a fortuitous goal in the third minute of injury time to give Southampton a 10 win at Swansea in the Premier League on Saturday. Swansea captain Ashley Williams' attempted clearance looped high over home goalkeeper Michel Vorm and the ball went in off Lambert's back. The...
  • Swansea, West Brom edge closer to EPL survival April 26, 2014

    Manchester: Swansea virtually secured Premier League survival and West Bromwich Albion moved closer to safety on Saturday but Fulham blew a chance to move out of the relegation zone. Jonjo Shelvey scored an eyecatching volley in a 41 victory for 12thplaced Swansea over Aston Villa, which is just four points and...
  • Swansea still not safe, says manager Garry Monk April 20, 2014

    Manager Garry Monk feels Swansea City still have work to do before they can feel safe from Premier League relegation despite a 2-1 win against Newcastle United on Saturday that lifted them six points clear of the drop zone. Wilfried Bony's second goal of the match, from the penalty spot in...
  • 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...
  • Swansea draw 2-2 at Arsenal in Premier League March 26, 2014

    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 equalizer. Per...
  • Liverpool beat Swansea 4-3; Remy scores winner for Newcastle February 23, 2014

    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 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 49yearold, 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...
  • Swansea win Welsh derby 30 against Cardiff February 9, 2014

    Wales: Swansea manager Garry Monk enjoyed a perfect start as his team won the south Wales derby 30 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 corner...
  • 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...
  • West Ham's Andy Carroll loses appeal over threegame ban February 5, 2014

    London: West Ham striker Andy Carroll has lost his appeal against a threematch 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 card just...