Could Tom Carroll be the Key to Swansea's Survival this Season?

Could Tom Carroll be the Key to Swansea's Survival this Season?

Swansea City currently find themselves in 19th after a poor start to the campaign. Having finished 15th last season, the Swans will be looking to emulate that this season but have found it to be quite challenging following the departure of talisman Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton for £45m. Having signed for £4.5m in the January transfer window, how influential could Tom Carroll become in Swansea's race to beat the drop this season? Carroll is more of a deep-lying central midfielder with great …
Swansea vs Manchester United Preview | Stats, Team News & Key Men

Swansea vs Manchester United Preview | Stats, Team News & Key Men

Manchester United’s season has not gone according to the plan so far, with many lackluster performances deservedly shadowing the few good performances that they have put in. They go to Wales in search of form when they take on Swansea in the Premier League on Sunday. Coming on the back of a disheartening defeat at Fenerbahce in the Europa League mid-week, Mourinho’s men will be keen to reverse the trend to stop their slide down the footballing pecking order. Swansea, …
Swansea City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Swansea City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

The extravaganza that is the Premier League is back and the high flying Chelsea travel to Swansea in a bid to extend their winning run and possibly go on top of the League table should the Manchester derby end in a stalemate. The Blues have adapted a refreshing approach under their new manager Antonio Conte and seem to be reaping rich rewards with wins in their opening 3 games. Swansea, on the other hand come into the game on the …
Watford vs Swansea City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Watford vs Swansea City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Watford welcome high-flying Swansea City on Saturday, the 12th of September on Match day Five of the Barclays Premier League. While Watford have lost 1 game and drawn the remaining 3, Swansea have won 2 and drawn 2 games. The Welsh side remain one of the three sides apart from Manchester City and Leicester to not have lost any game so far this season. Team News Watford We expect Watford to line-up the same starting XI that lost 2-0 to Manchester …
Swansea Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Swansea Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Liverpool travel to the Liberty Stadium on Monday night with a top four position firmly in their sights. The Reds are currently two points behind bitter rivals Manchester United, who currently occupy fourth place position in the Premier League. Swansea themselves could leapfrog Stoke City who suffered a defeat away at West Brom on Saturday. The Swans will need a good run of results between now and the end of the season if they are to qualify for next season's …
Brilliant Bale Destroys Villa | Player Stats Analysis

Brilliant Bale Destroys Villa | Player Stats Analysis

On the back of an 8-0 drubbing from Chelsea on the weekend before Christmas, Aston Villa’s youngsters can’t have been looking forward to the prospect of facing Tottenham’s Gareth Bale running at them. The Welshman was in scintillating form as Spurs ran riot, inflicting another heavy defeat on the midlands team. Bale seems to enjoy the festive period having played a starring role in the Christmas fixture against Norwich last season bagging a brace. This time he went one better …
Villas Boas displays adaptability – earning plaudits in defeat

Villas Boas displays adaptability – earning plaudits in defeat

Andre Villas Boas has taken a lot of stick from some Tottenham fans over recent weeks, despite the challenges he has faced in his short time at the helm at White Hart Lane. Some have questioned his ‘negative’ tactics and him not playing ‘the Tottenham way’.  Question marks have been placed on his team selection and how he has set the team out to play. He has been in a position where he is damned if he does, damned if …