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by swansnews
13 May 2021 11:11
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Club statement regarding Barnsley tickets
Replies: 11
Views: 593

Swansea City v Barnsley – Play Off 2nd Leg Ticket Information

<r>Swansea City have released their ticket information for the second leg of the play off semi final which will see fans return to the Liberty Stadium for the first time since 7th March last year when we hosted West Brom. The EFL have been in discussions with the Welsh government to allow this game ...
by swansnews
13 May 2021 09:38
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Connor targeting more Swansea memories
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Connor targeting more Swansea memories

<r>If you wanted to look for a player in the Swansea squad for whom the play offs meant as much as they do the fans then you would look no further than Connor Roberts who has just passed his 150th appearance for the club. Roberts will pass Joe Allen’s appearance record of an academy player […]<br/> ...
by swansnews
13 May 2021 08:19
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Barnsley striker eyeing a Premier League place
Replies: 0
Views: 120

Barnsley striker eyeing a Premier League place

<r>As footballing stories go, the story of Barnsley striker Victor Adeboyejo is one of the better ones as he prepares to set out on a play off adventure that he hopes will end in a little over two weeks time with a place in the Premier League. Back in 2016-17, the former Leyton Orient player […]<br/...
by swansnews
13 May 2021 07:31
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Cardiff captain hoping for Swans slip up
Replies: 0
Views: 321

Cardiff captain hoping for Swans slip up

<r>Swansea City Ladies and Cardiff Met will go into the final week or so of the WPWL season with the Swans clear favourites to retain their league title but with the Met team hopeful of a slip up that could yet see them steal the title away from us. It has been a neck and […]<br/> <br/> <URL url="ht...
by swansnews
12 May 2021 12:01
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Meet The Ref – Barnsley
Replies: 1
Views: 180

Meet The Ref – Barnsley

<r>The referee for the first leg of the play offs on Monday evening is Tony Harrington who has become a familiar face in charge of the Swans this season. He has 33 Championship appearances behind him this season, with 92 yellow cards and 5 reds being his card tally making him the most “prolific” ref...
by swansnews
12 May 2021 10:30
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Barnsley v Swansea – Swans players all looking forward
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Barnsley v Swansea – Swans players all looking forward

<r>Play off fever is starting to build in Swansea and the players are starting to look forward to the games maybe as much as the fans as the Swans and Barnsley prepare to go head to head for the right to play in the final on May 29th. Neither side may have been expected to […]<br/> <br/> <URL url="h...
by swansnews
12 May 2021 08:13
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Barnsley ticket priority for those who didn’t take refunds?
Replies: 21
Views: 1321

Barnsley ticket priority for those who didn’t take refunds?

<r>Yesterday’s announcement that the Liberty Stadium will potentially have a 3,000 crowd for the play-off semi final against Barnsley sparked much debate as to how the club would allocate tickets – or more to the point which names would be in the draw for such a restricted number. The good news of.....
by swansnews
12 May 2021 07:46
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Could the Swans raid Watford for Wilmot?
Replies: 4
Views: 460

Could the Swans raid Watford for Wilmot?

<r>As the transfer rumours all start to gather pace the latest one suggests that the Swans are keen on bringing Ben Wilmot back to the Liberty Stadium despite him having a year left to run on his Watford contract. Wilmot spent all of last season at the Liberty on loan but went back to Watford […]<br...
by swansnews
12 May 2021 07:00
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Birch: Welsh government discussions remain ongoing
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Birch: Welsh government discussions remain ongoing

<r>Former Swansea Chairman and current EFL Chief Executive says that talks with the Welsh government remain ongoing despite the confirmation that fans will be allowed back into stadia for the play off semi finals pleasing supporters of both Swansea City and Newport County. It was confirmed on Tuesda...
by swansnews
11 May 2021 22:23
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: EFL welcome Online Safety Bill
Replies: 0
Views: 98

EFL welcome Online Safety Bill

<r>The EFL have issued a statement welcoming the announcement of the Online Safety Bill outlined in today’s Queen’s speech to Parliament but have called on social media companies to recognise the impact of their inaction and to take moral responsibility by acting now to address abuse on their platfo...
by swansnews
11 May 2021 10:07
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Fans At Playoffs - Any Updates ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1611

We’re going home – 3000 to watch the Barnsley play off game at the Liberty

<r>Swansea City will be backed by 3000 fans when they host the second leg of their Championship play off after the Welsh government confirmed that fans could return after some lobbying by the EFL and the easing of Covid restrictions. The Swans entertain Barnsley in the second leg of the Championship...
by swansnews
11 May 2021 09:21
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: As Fulham and West Brom come down, is the gap getting bigger?
Replies: 1
Views: 182

As Fulham and West Brom come down, is the gap getting bigger?

<r>This was always going to be a football season like no other.   The impact of the Covid pandemic was going to give a strange feeling to the season with it being considerably shorter than others and off the back of one of the shortest close seasons. But when you take a look at the end […]<br/> <br/...
by swansnews
11 May 2021 08:23
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Another winger in Swansea link
Replies: 4
Views: 441

Another winger in Swansea link

<r>For a team that doesn’t play with wingers we seem to get linked with a fair number of them and now the name of a Dutchman in Virgil Misidjan is being rumoured as being a transfer target of both the Swans and Reading. Dutch news outlet Voetbal International reports that both sides are currently mo...
by swansnews
11 May 2021 07:30
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Newcastle and West Ham interest could benefit both Chelsea and Swans?
Replies: 0
Views: 225

Newcastle and West Ham interest could benefit both Chelsea and Swans?

<r>It has long since been suggested that when a player is in the shop window then his performances can go up a notch or two and that could be very good news for the Swans after the reports of Premier League interest in Marc Guehi. Chelsea have already triggered a twelve month extension in the […]<br...
by swansnews
10 May 2021 09:11
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Could Manchester City v Chelsea mean a move of the play off final?
Replies: 7
Views: 468

Could Manchester City v Chelsea mean a move of the play off final?

<r>It is starting to look more likely that the upcoming Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea will mean a move of the Championship play off final that was scheduled to take place at Wembley on the same day. The Champions League final was due to take place in Istanbul on 29 May b...