Swansea vs Tottenham Preview | Team News & Key Men Stats

Swansea vs Tottenham Preview | Team News & Key Men Stats

Tottenham travel to Wales this weekend for a 1:30pm meeting with Swansea on Sunday. For Swansea this represents a chance to return to form, and begin to start proving again that the previous season was not just a one off. Spurs, on the other hand, are already in form, and will be looking to stretch their 5 game undefeated streak. As previously mentioned, the Swans are struggling a little in the league. Not so much that they are candidates for …
Swansea City v Newcastle United Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Swansea City v Newcastle United Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Michael Laudrup will be hoping his Swansea City side can bounce back from their defeat at Manchester City with a win over Newcastle United on Wednesday night. Swansea aren’t enjoying themselves as much this season as they did at the same time last year, having only 15 points after 13 games. Newcastle on the other hand are having a much better time after their average start to the season, winning their last four Premier League games. Alan Pardew will be …
Fulham Vs Swansea Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

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

Swansea travel to Craven Cottage this Saturday as the Premier League continues on after the international break. This is Fulham’s first game since Rene Meulensteen was brought in as head coach to assist manager Martin Jol. Fulham fans will be hope that Meulensteen’s arrival will bring a change in fortunes for their club as they currently sit in 18th place.  Swansea have had a mixed start to the season juggling European football with the Premier League. This has meant Michael …
EPL Manager Index Week 7 | Pochettino goes top, Wenger 2nd & Mourinho 3rd

EPL Manager Index Week 7 | Pochettino goes top, Wenger 2nd & Mourinho 3rd

[sws_blue_box box_size="575"] Editors Note: You may want to read the first ever EPL Manager Index article to be able to understand how the author is scoring each manager on a weekly basis: EPL Manager Index Introduction [/sws_blue_box] I think the Premier League managers are getting into this now..... Week 7 of the EPL Manager Impact Index delivered 265 points worth of manager impacts, the second highest so far (and that's with a manager short, although the next MII will include Gus …
Coleman: Swansea would cope without Laudrup | Stats compared to Rodgers

Coleman: Swansea would cope without Laudrup | Stats compared to Rodgers

Wales manager Chris Coleman believes Swansea will continue to thrive as a club regardless of whether Michael Laudrup stays with the club or not. [caption id="attachment_24611" align="alignright" width="180"] Will Laudrup be the one to lead Swansea in to Europe next season?[/caption] Laudrup has recently guided Swansea to their first major trophy after beating Bradford 5-0 in the Capital One Cup final, which has increased speculation over his future. Coleman, an ex-Swansea defender, said to BBC Sport: "Hopefully they don't lose him, …
Premier League Managerial Changes: Do They Guarantee Success? Stats

Premier League Managerial Changes: Do They Guarantee Success? Stats

The twenty Premier League teams for next season are very close to being finalised, with the final place being decided this weekend in a £120m game between Crystal Palace & Watford.  Both clubs have had new managers in the last 10 months and both are (almost) reaping the rewards. This means that 15 of the 20 teams that will be competing in the Premier League next season will have changed their Manager in the previous 12 months: Manchester United Manchester …
Chelsea 2 Swansea 0 | Stats & Tactical Analysis

Chelsea 2 Swansea 0 | Stats & Tactical Analysis

With Spurs having drawn and Arsenal about to face Man Utd, Chelsea were in an ideal position to secure a positive result, return to third place and add further pressure to their two rivals as they battle to finish in the top four. There was also the small matter of Chelsea having faced Swansea on three separate occasions this season and failed to win any of them. The revenge duly arrived but the collection of three points would have been …
Swansea 0 Liverpool 0 | Match & Stats Report

Swansea 0 Liverpool 0 | Match & Stats Report

Brendan Rodgers return to his former club ended in a balanced 0-0 draw. Both teams played similarly controlled passing styles. Both also created a fair number of scoring chances, but neither displayed the ability to finish them. Liverpool will feel they were closest to three points at the end of the day. Raheem Sterling hit the woodwork and Jose Enrique had a goal narrowly called offside. Ultimately, a draw is hardly an unfair result. The match was shockingly balanced, even …
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