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EPL Talk - Sat Oct 21 6:15 PM
Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Leicester City won 2-1 at Swansea City on Saturday in their first match since the dismissal of manager Craig Shakespeare. Caretaker manager Michael Appleton was in the dug-out at the Liberty Stadium to see his side end a run of six Premier League games without vic...
EPL Talk - Fri Oct 20 2:50 PM
London (AFP) – Bournemouth’s Charlie Daniels and Swansea’s Alfie Mawson have become the first English players to pledge at least one percent of their wages to Juan Mata’s Common Goal project. The Manchester United and Spain midfielder launched the initiative in August, which supports football-bas...
EPL Talk - Sat Sep 30 6:00 PM
London (AFP) – Senegalese international Diafra Sakho came off the bench to score a last-minute winner as West Ham defeated fellow strugglers Swansea 1-0 on Saturday, a vital three points which probably saved the job of coach Slaven Bilic. The 27-year-old Sakho, who had replaced Javier Hernandez w...
EPL Talk - Sat Sep 16 8:20 PM
London (AFP) – Tottenham were held to a goalless draw by Swansea as Mauricio Pochettino saw his side’s Wembley woes continue on Saturday. Pochettino’s team have now gone three Premier League games without a win at their temporary home after losing to Chelsea and drawing against Burnley and Swanse...
EPL Talk - Sun Sep 10 6:58 PM
Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jamaal Lascelles provided a welcome tonic for ailing Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez as his late goal secured a 1-0 win at Swansea City on Sunday. Benitez was forced to miss his side’s trip to south Wales while he recovered from an infection. The 57-year-o...
EPL Talk - Fri Sep 1 12:52 AM
London (AFP) – Premier League side Swansea City pulled off a significant coup on Thursday by announcing the signing of Euro 2016 winner Renato Sanches from Bayern Munich on a season-long loan. The 20-year-old Portugal midfielder will join his new team-mates in south Wales upon his return from int...
EPL Talk - Thu Aug 31 11:45 PM
London (AFP) – Ivorian right-back Serge Aurier and Spain striker Fernando Llorente have joined Tottenham Hotspur from Paris Saint-Germain and Swansea City respectively, Spurs announced on Thursday. Spurs are reported to have paid PSG around £23 million ($29.6 million, 25 million euros) to sign 24...
EPL Talk - Thu Aug 31 3:05 PM
London (AFP) – Euro 2016 winner Renato Sanches has joined Swansea City on a season-long loan move from Bayern Munich, the English Premier League club announced Thursday. The 20-year-old Portugal midfielder will join his new team-mates in south Wales upon his return from international duty, Swanse...
EPL Talk - Sat Aug 26 6:02 PM
London (AFP) – Frank de Boer’s miserable start to life as Crystal Palace manager continued on Saturday as his side lost 2-0 at home to Swansea City in the Premier League. Tammy Abraham’s first Swansea goal since he joined on loan from Chelsea and a Jordan Ayew effort gave Paul Clement’s Swansea t...
EPL Talk - Sun Aug 20 1:40 AM
Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manager Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United have found their missing confidence after making a dream start to the Premier League season with back-to-back 4-0 wins. United saw off Swansea City on Saturday, three goals in the final 10 minutes completing a secon...
EPL Talk - Sat Aug 19 3:34 PM
Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United maintained their dream Premier League start as goals from Eric Bailly, Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial secured a 4-0 victory at Swansea City on Saturday. Having put West Ham United to the sword with another 4-0 win in their opening...
EPL Talk - Fri Aug 18 1:36 AM
Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Anthony Martial has warned Manchester United not to get carried away by their impressive start to the Premier League season as the leaders head to Swansea on Saturday. An emphatic 4-0 victory over West Ham in their opening game suggested United have shaken off a t...
EPL Talk - Wed Aug 16 9:14 PM
London (AFP) – Everton signed Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson from Premier League rivals Swansea for a club record £45 million ($58m, 49.4m euros) on Wednesday. The 27-year-old penned a five-year contract worth a reported £100, 000 a week to become Everton’s record signing, topping the £31.8...
EPL Talk - Wed Aug 16 11:16 AM
London (AFP) – Iceland midfielder is due to complete a £45 million ($58m, 49.4m euros) move to Everton from Premier League rivals Swansea later on Wednesday if he passes a medical, British media reported. The 27-year-old, due to sign a five year contract worth £100, 000 a week, would be Everton...
EPL Talk - Tue Aug 15 9:52 PM
London (AFP) – Everton have finally agreed a deal to sign Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson for around £45 million ($57 million), according to reports on Tuesday. Sigurdsson has been high on Everton manager Ronald Koeman’s wanted list for several months, but protracted negotiations over the tra...
EPL Talk - Sat Aug 12 6:45 PM
Southampton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Mauricio Pellegrino’s first competitive match as Southampton manager saw the south coast club once more fail to score at home as they launched their Premier League season with a goalless against Swansea at St Mary’s on Saturday. The Argentinian was appointed a...
EPL Talk - Thu Aug 10 5:26 PM
London (AFP) – Everton manager Ronald Koeman believes it won’t be long before Swansea playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson is on his way to Goodison Park. The Toffees have had two offers for Sigurdsson rejected, with Welsh club Swansea believed to be holding out for a fee of some £50 million (55 million eu...
EPL Talk - Wed Aug 2 6:59 PM
London (AFP) – Swansea manager Paul Clement wants the future of Everton target Gylfi Sigurdsson to be resolved by the end of the week. Clement has rejected two Everton bids for Sigurdsson as he holds out for a £50 million fee for the Iceland midfielder. Sigurdsson missed Swansea’s tour to the Uni...
EPL Talk - Thu Jul 13 12:04 PM
London (AFP) – Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson’s future must be sorted out as soon as possible to avoid harming Swansea’s preparations for the upcoming Premier League season, says manager Paul Clement. The 27-year-old played a pivotal role in keeping the Swans in the top flight last season, s...
EPL Talk - Wed Jul 12 2:40 PM
London (AFP) – Former Spanish international striker Fernando Llorente may miss the start of Swansea’s Premier League campaign after breaking his arm, club manager Paul Clement said Wednesday. The 32-year-old forward — whose 15 goals last season played a crucial role in Swansea retaining their Pr...
EPL Talk - Mon Jul 10 4:00 PM
London (AFP) – Premier League club Swansea will not let Icelandic international Gylfi Sigurdsson leave for less than £50million ($64m, 56.4m euros) the BBC reported on Monday. The 27-year-old playmaker — who was pivotal to the ‘Swans’ staying up last season scoring nine goals and creating 13 othe...
EPL Talk - Thu Jun 29 4:37 PM
Istanbul (AFP) – French international striker Bafetimbi Gomis Thursday signed for Turkish top flight side Galatasaray from Swansea City of the English Premier League in a three year deal for a 2.5 million euro transfer fee. Gomis, 31, who spent the past season on loan at Marseille, had the day ea...
EPL Talk - Wed Jun 28 6:43 PM
London (AFP) – Swansea City captain Leon Britton signed a new one-year contract with the Premier League club on Wednesday. Britton’s new deal is on improved terms and has the option of a further 12-month extension if he reaches a certain amount of appearances next season. The 34-year-old midfield...
EPL Talk - Wed Jun 28 5:30 PM
Istanbul (AFP) – French international striker Bafetimbi Gomis on Wednesday arrived in Istanbul to sign for Turkish top flight side Galatasaray from Swansea City of the English Premier League in a reported three million dollar deal. Gomis, 31, was mobbed by hundreds of excited Galatasaray fans cha...
EPL Talk - Sun May 21 5:57 PM
Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Fernando Llorente’s 10th goal in his last 11 home appearances sealed Swansea’s come from behind 2-1 win over West Brom to end a turbulent Premier League season on a bright note on Sunday. The 32-year-old former Spanish international striker added to Ghanaian Jorda...
EPL Talk - Sat May 13 6:04 PM
Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Swansea struck a crucial blow in the fight for Premier League survival as goals from Fernando Llorente and Kyle Naughton clinched a 2-0 win at Sunderland on Saturday. Spanish striker Llorente put Swansea ahead early on before Kyle Naughton blasted his first goa...
EPL Talk - Sat May 13 5:20 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester City benefited from two strokes of fortune as they beat Leicester City 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday to close in on a Champions League qualifying berth. David Silva’s opener was awarded despite an apparent offside against Raheem Sterling, while Riyad Mahrez had a...
EPL Talk - Sat May 6 9:40 PM
Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Swansea gave themselves hope of Premier League survival as Fernando Llorente’s first-half header secured a 1-0 win at home to Everton on Saturday that took the Welsh club out of the relegation zone. Llorente’s goal, his 13th of the season, lifted Swansea a point c...
EPL Talk - Sat May 6 7:40 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester City improved their prospects of qualifying for the Champions League with a 5-0 demolition of Crystal Palace, while Swansea’s 1-0 win over Everton pushed Hull into the relegation zone on Saturday. Frustrated by damaging draws in their previous two games, City got back on...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 30 3:50 PM
London (AFP) – A sublime free-kick by Icelandic international Gylfi Sigurdsson gained Premier League strugglers Swansea a deserved point in a 1-1 draw with Manchester United on Sunday, dealing a blow to the latter’s Champions League hopes. Sigurdsson’s 10th goal of the season but first in 11 matc...