- Sat Mar 3 5:38 PM
Tottenham won again, and is now unbeaten in 17 games in all competitions. But Saturday's Premier League action was all about the relegation battle.
- Mon Sep 16 11:45 PM
A Jonjo divided against itself cannot stand. Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey
proved this when he faced former club Liverpool for the first time and ended up being the most important player for both sides, leaving him to feel devastated and apologetic. The match started so perfectly for Shelvey...
- Fri Aug 16 7:04 AM
Fenerbahce's Dirk Kuyt and Swansea's Jonathan de Guzman collided like two trains in the night during the Netherlands' training session on Tuesday, leaving both men in bad shape. Neither of them played in the following day's friendly against Portugal. De Guzman was stretchered off with a concussi...
- Fri Jul 5 3:14 PM
Remember when Chelsea's Eden Hazard
was sent off in a League Cup semi-final match at Swansea when he tried to kick a ball from underneath a time-wasting ballboy ? Remember how that ballboy then became a minor LAD celebrity who gained tens of thousands of Twitter followers overnight? Now, you hav...
- Thu Apr 18 4:57 PM
So many Premier League footballers have received driving bans in recent weeks that's it's difficult to name one that is actually capable of following the rules of road, but special commendation must be given to Swansea City midfielder Kemy Agustien
. The Dutchman was banned from getting behind th...
- Mon Feb 25 9:48 PM
The Capital One Cup final between Swansea and Bradford was supposed to be a reaffirmation of all that was good about football. It didn't wasn't yet another rematch between the same old big, evil clubs that usually produce close and/or entertaining matches. Instead it was two smaller clubs that a...
- Sun Feb 24 11:49 PM
Though it took 100 years, Swansea's first (relatively) major trophy in club history couldn't have come much easier. After beating League Cup holders Liverpool and the shadow of European Cup winners Chelsea on their way to the Capital One Cup final against League Two darlings Bradford City, Swans...
- Thu Jan 24 7:00 PM
OK, that's it. I apologized yesterday because everyone was freaking out and making me wonder if I really did kick you, but now I'm taking it back. First of all, I did actually kick the ball a.k.a. the inanimate object you developed an emotional attachment to and then tried to hump. So that bit w...
- Wed Jan 23 9:45 PM
With Swansea up 2-0 on aggregate, Chelsea's Eden Hazard
was sent off in the 80th minute of the second leg of their Capital One Cup semifinal for attempting to kick the ball free from a ball boy who had flopped on top of it in a bid to waste time ( gif here ). Facing elimination and little time l...
- Thu Jan 10 9:34 PM
In the six months since Swansea striker Michu
joined the Premier League, he has gone from an unknown to the benchmark by which all other signings are measured. The Spaniard only cost the Welsh club £2 million yet his 13 goals in 20 league matches have only been topped by Robin van Persie and Lui...
- Sun Dec 23 4:52 PM
Swansea held Man United to a 1-1 draw, but the Premier League leaders seemed far more upset about the back of Robin van Persie
's head than the result. After being hauled down just outside the box, Van Persie was on the ground and looking to the ref as he appealed for a free kick. Swansea defende...
- Sun May 6 8:26 PM
Despite losing 2-0 to Manchester United on Sunday, Swansea City have had a tremendous first season in the Premier League, playing entertaining football and staying comfortably out of relegation danger all season. So, perhaps inspired by Hartlepool's Smurfs , Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers has a...
- Tue Mar 27 1:57 AM
Sunderland striker Nicklas Bendtner has had to wear a protective mask since suffering facial injuries during a match against Swansea in January and now that his time wearing it is nearing an end, he's admitted that it impairs his vision. From the Independent : "I can't see with it on, " he said. "I give the ball away because I...
- Sun Mar 11 5:59 PM
With Manchester United going up 2-0 on West Brom 10 minutes earlier, Man City fans immediately knew what Luke Moore's 83rd-minute goal to put Swansea up 1-0 on their side meant. And so, at least a few of them started crying. Both scorelines ended the way they were in that moment, allowing Man United to hop over City in the...
- Mon Jan 16 6:35 AM
Less than a week after Thierry Henry come off the bench to score a "fairytale" winner in a FA Cup third round match against Leeds in his first match back with the club that already built a statue for him outside their stadium, the tone at Arsenal is decidedly less magical. The Guardian and The Sun report that Henry had...
- Mon Jan 16 5:36 AM
"Brendan Rodgers' passing formula sees Swansea City beat Arsenal at their own game, " proclaims the Telegraph headline of the attacking Welsh underdogs' 3-2 win over Arsenal. And though it may appear Swansea's Nathan Dyer -- the man Arsene Wenger accused of diving to win the penalty that led to Swansea's early equalizer and scored their second goal -- is...
- Tue Sep 27 7:29 PM
Much has been made of Frank Lampard's time sitting on the bench this season. He reportedly reached a breaking point near the end of Chelsea's 4-1 win against Swansea City last weekend and " stormed off " after Andre Villas-Boas used his last sub on Josh McEachran and not him. The following is a transcript of what actually took place...
- Sun Sep 11 9:06 AM
It took four matches and a terrible error from Swansea goalkeeper Michel Vorm ( see it here ), but Arsenal finally got their first win of the season on Saturday. And with that overdue haul of three points, we were able to gain more insight in our ongoing pursuit to understand the psychology of Arsene Wenger -- a man who...
- Wed Aug 17 7:15 PM
After coming off the bench to score two goals and set up another during his Premier League debut in Manchester City's 4-0 win over newly promoted Swansea City, Sergio "Kun" Aguero has stated that the league is far too easy for him. "To be honest, I'm very disappointed, " Aguero told reporters at Man City's training ground. "I thought this...
- Tue Aug 16 5:06 AM
In the wake of last week's riots, Man City players wore "I (heart) MCR" shirts ahead of their first match of the season at home against Swansea City on Monday night. Mario Balotelli recently made it clear that he does not heart Manchester, though. He told Sky Sports Italia (via the Manchester Evening News ): "I'm not happy in Manchester,...