All posts tagged "Swansea City"

  • Bob Bradley breaks the ice for American mangers in England

    The Premier League managerial circle befits but a small ring of elite figures, and despite his domestic successes, Bob Bradley’s nationality had cast him as an outsider in the past. The American manager boasts a range of...

    • Posted October 4, 2016
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  • I have a Phelan! Magic Mike on the brink at Hull as Swansea open managerial floodgates

    The sacking season has officially started in the English Premier League, as Swansea City have dismissed Italian coach Francesco Guidolin to follow the American Dream of Bob Bradley. Guidolin got the first chop of the top flight...

    • Posted October 3, 2016
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  • MOTD: Swansea City 2-2 Chelsea

    Swansea City awoke the beast. They poked and prodded and kicked Diego Costa, who carries the nickname “El Cholo” from his days at Atletico Madrid, in hopes of provoking the violent outbursts that marred his last league...

    • Posted September 11, 2016
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  • Stateside Soccer: Your Guide to Premier League Summer Friendlies Pt.2

    With Euro 2016 and the Copa America Centenario complete, the soccer world’s attention turns to the preseason preparations of the world’s biggest clubs. As nine Premier League sides venture across the pond to the United States this...

    • Posted July 16, 2016
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  • What lies beyond Euro 2016 for Hal Robson-Kanu?

    Hal Robson-Kanu scored a stellar goal against Belgium on Friday night in France as the Welsh national team pulled off a stunning comeback victory to seal a berth into the semifinals of Euro 2016.  Out of contract...

    • Posted July 1, 2016
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  • MOTD: Leicester City 4-0 Swansea City

    For the longest of times, Claudio Ranieri would not look beyond attaining forty points no matter how many giants Leicester City played, or how many goals Jamie Vardy scored or how many plaudits his team received. Then...

    • Posted April 24, 2016
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  • Francesco Guidolin, Swansea City’s self-described “niche” coach

    If Francesco Guidolin could manage any club in Germany, he wouldn’t head straight for the top job at Bayern Munich, or even Borussia Dortmund.  The promise of VfL Wolfsburg, Schalke 04, Bayer Leverkusen, nor Werder Bremen, whom...

    • Posted January 18, 2016
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  • The rapid making and even faster unravelling of Michu’s career

    After two fabled years at Swansea City and one all too forgettable season wrecked by injury, Michu has departed with the Swans today. He heads to Langreo, a fourth division Spanish side managed by his brother, to...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Jonjo Shelvey impresses for England as defensive midfield option

    Jonjo Shelvey, Gylfi Sigurdsson, and Ashley Williams left Swansea City for international duty tied third in the Premier League on points with Leicester City, and should all return in even higher spirits (which says something, given Williams...

    • Posted September 6, 2015
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  • MOTD: Swansea City 2-1 Arsenal – Three Thoughts

    Arsenal in need of a world-class holding midfielder Today, Arsenal played in a 4-4-2, differing from Arsene Wenger’s usual attacking 4-2-3-1 or 4-1-4-1, and they lost for the first time in four matches. Namely because of the...

    • Posted November 9, 2014
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