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ESPN FC - Swansea City News 27 Jan 20:47

Swansea and Southampton: Model clubs of the Premier League

The ESPN FC crew debate whom they believe is the best defender in the English Premier League, and settle on Chelsea as the best defensive unit in the league with John Terry at the helm. This weekend the Premier League is preparing for a showdown between the division's best two clubs, as Manchester City travel to Chelsea for Saturday's late kickoff. It's a meeting between the top two, and while not realistically a true title decider, it's probably the biggest game of the season. It's difficult, however, for the majority of other clubs to learn lessons from the Premier League's two title contenders. While Chelsea and Manchester City have performed well over the past half-decade...

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Swansea City | BBC 27 Jan 14:30

Gomis 'needs to do talking on pitch'

Bafetimbi Gomis has an "opportunity" to show his worth to Swansea on the pitch, says former Wales striker John Hartson.

TEAMtalk | Swansea City 27 Jan 14:22

Regional Paper Talk: Koke snubs United

Atletico Madrid's Koke has rubbished talk of a move to Man Utd, while Chelsea are set to continue talks with Fiorentina over Juan Cuadrado.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Swansea City | BBC 27 Jan 10:17

Swansea 'in talks' over £3m Tabanou

St-Etienne's former France Under-21 midfielder Franck Tabanou is the subject of interest from Swansea City, says his agent.

TEAMtalk | Swansea City 27 Jan 09:31

Paper Talk: Destro option for Spurs

Spurs have been offered Mattia Destro, Man United have stepped up their interest in Aymeric Laporte, while Southampton want 'the Dutch Xavi'.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Swansea City | BBC 26 Jan 14:15

Swans will not appeal over red cards

Swansea City players Gylfi Sigurdsson and Kyle Bartley will both serve bans after club decides against an appeal over red cards.

TEAMtalk | Swansea City 26 Jan 10:24

Paper Talk: Top trio chasing Ings

Danny Ings is being chased by Tottenham, Chelsea and Man City, Everton want Yevhen Konoplyanka, while Arsenal are closing on Gabriel Paulista.

ESPN FC - Swansea City News 26 Jan 09:58

Wilfried Bony will sit on Man City bench says Swansea director

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says Wilfried Bony is likely to be the club's only piece of business during the January transfer window. A Swansea director has said that Wilfried Bony is destined to be on the bench for Manchester City. The Ivorian striker became the biggest signing of the January transfer window when the Premier League champions paid Swansea an initial 25 million pounds for him, which could rise another three million pounds with add-ons. WINTER TRANSFER WINDOW LATEST - Infographic: How a transfer works - Karlsen: Premier League club-by-club needs - Carter: Top 10 transfer targets in England - Window Shopping: Club-by-club guide - Delaney: Top free agents next summer - Delaney: What January holds in store But John van Zweden feels City sold Bony on the cheap, citing the 27 million-pound fee Manchester United agreed for left-back Luke Shaw last summer. And he lamented the loss of their...

ESPN FC - Swansea City News 25 Jan 02:18

Garry Monk disagrees with both of Swansea's red cards vs. Blackburn

Gylfi Sigurdsson became the eighth Swansea player to be sent off this season. Swansea manager Garry Monk disagreed with both red cards his players received after a 3-1 defeat at Blackburn in the FA Cup on Saturday. Blackburn Rovers Swansea City 3 1 FT Game Details GameCast Lineups and Stats Kyle Bartley was sent off in only the seventh minute for denying a clear goal scoring opportunity and bringing down the pacey Josh King as the last man. And at the tail end of the game, Gylfi Sigurdsson showed his frustration with a reckless lunge at Taylor to become the second visiting player sent off. Monk has been vocal in his belief his side have been...

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Swansea City | BBC 25 Jan 00:14

Monk rues Swans' two red cards

Swansea boss rues Kyle Bartley's "risky" challenge and Gylfi Sigurdsson's "disappointing" foul that led to red cards at Blackburn.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Swansea City | BBC 24 Jan 18:48

Fulham sign Swans defender Richards

Fulham sign defender Jazz Richards from Premier League side Swansea City on a one-month loan deal.

TEAMtalk | Swansea City 24 Jan 17:20

FA Cup fourth round: Swansea boss Garry Monk laments dismissals after 3-1 loss at Blackburn

Swansea boss Garry Monk was was left to rue two red cards as Swansea were knocked out of the FA Cup after defeat to Championship side Blackburn.

ESPN FC - Swansea City News 24 Jan 15:50

Rudy Gestede strikes to send Blackburn past nine-man Swansea

Blackburn Rovers Swansea City 3 1 FT Game Details GameCast Lineups and Stats Rudy Gestede showed why he is reported to be interesting a number of Premier League sides with the crucial goal as Blackburn sent nine-man Swansea tumbling out of the FA Cup in the fourth round. Kyle Bartley was sent off in only the seventh minute for a denying a clear goalscoring opportunity but Gylfi Sigurdsson put the 10 men ahead in the 21st minute with a glorious strike. However, Rovers levelled two minutes later through Chris Taylor and substitute Gestede, formerly of Cardiff, put the hosts...

TEAMtalk | Swansea City 24 Jan 14:15

FA Cup: Two late goals earn Blackburn 3-1 win over nine man Swansea

Championship Blackburn earned a 3-1 FA Cup fourth-round win over Premier League Swansea, who ended the game with nine men.

ESPN FC - Swansea City News 23 Jan 23:58

Garry Monk promises Swansea will rebound quickly from thrashing

Swansea are coming off a 5-0 defeat to Chelsea, but Garry Monk says that scoreline won't repeat itself this weekend. Garry Monk has promised Swansea will respond in the FA Cup at Blackburn following their Chelsea embarrassment last weekend. Swansea suffered their worst home defeat for 24 years as Jose Mourinho's Premier League leaders ran riot to win 5-0 at the Liberty Stadium, but Monk says his players have been impatient for Saturday's fourth-round cup tie at Ewood Park to come around. Blackburn Rovers Swansea City 3 1 FT Game Details GameCast Lineups and Stats "I've been on the end of those results as a player and you can't wait for the next game to come -- it doesn't matter if it's...

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