Swansea City v Newcastle United | Two different approaches to football

Swansea City v Newcastle United | Two different approaches to football

The underlying fact about football is that there are many ways of playing to achieve success, and nobody can really prove which is right or wrong. Look at Stoke City. They are the embodiment of footballing Marmite, you either love them or hate them and there never appears to be any middle ground when it comes to appraising their particular capabilities. If you are a bit of a football purist, you might be alarmed by the fact that this season, …
Swansea Vs Norwich | Stats Preview

Swansea Vs Norwich | Stats Preview

Swansea City 2 Norwich City 3 Opta Stats

Swansea City 2 Norwich City 3 Opta Stats

Swansea's Optimism Frustrated By Moyes' Cunning Plan

Swansea's Optimism Frustrated By Moyes' Cunning Plan

Optimism and hope. The great words of torture for any football fan. After the clinical demolition of Fulham at Craven Cottage in what was, by common consent, Swansea City’s best performance in a generation, Swans supporters turned up in their thousands at the Liberty Stadium yesterday, confidently expecting to put the mighty Everton to the sword. Sadly, as they exited the stadium 90 minutes later, the optimism and hope they had arrived with had turned into gloomy disappointment and frustration. …
Giant Killers | Swansea slay the giant | Opta Stats

Giant Killers | Swansea slay the giant | Opta Stats

With the league leaders, and the cash balance giants of English football visiting Wales, this was another huge game for Swansea. Manchester City were expecting to win and getting anything from the game would really have been a bonus for the jacks. Swansea were coming into this game off the back of a very good away win where Sigurdsson was the star of the show with two spectacular 25 yard goals. Dyer had been sent off in the 60th minute …
Third Month | Three Wins - Fulham 0 Swansea 3

Third Month | Three Wins - Fulham 0 Swansea 3

Many believe 36 points will be enough to stay up this season. So having surpassed that figure with a victory over Man City, the pressure had been lifted off Swansea somewhat. I would say they can now freely express themselves, but that is what they have done throughout the season. Fulham are a force to be reckoned with at Craven Cottage and Swansea were on a high; with both teams playing free-flowing football this was shaping up to be a …
SAFC vs Swansea | Respected But Beaten

SAFC vs Swansea | Respected But Beaten

Top 12th Man | Opta Stats

Top 12th Man | Opta Stats

We've already examined the Top 12th Man for two clubs, writing profiles of Adel Taarabt for QPR and David Stockdale at Fulham. When we put out the call for the very best players off of the bench, several clubs went unrepresented. From those clubs we've taken the best of their best and selected the top option for comparison here. Aston Villa has not enjoyed the best season. With on loan Robbie Keane seeing his time back in the EPL drawn …
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