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by swansnews
20 Jun 2021 08:30
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Euro 2020: A nation waits and expects after Stoke City comparison
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Views: 140

Euro 2020: A nation waits and expects after Stoke City comparison

<r>So here we are.  Wales are in the position we all hoped they would be.  Qualification is in our hands (and probably already secured) but as Robert Page says we don’t want to limp over the line, we want to do it in style.  And where better to achieve that then in Italy.   When in […]<br/> <br/> <U...
by swansnews
19 Jun 2021 15:49
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Liverpool set to thwart Swans transfer hopes?
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Views: 335

Liverpool set to thwart Swans transfer hopes?

<r>The Liverpool Echo reports that the Swans, Cardiff City and Barnsley are all set to be disappointed as they are set to hold onto Wales defender Neco Williams for next season. The Swans were one of three Championship sides interested in a loan deal for Williams who is currently with the Wales squa...
by swansnews
18 Jun 2021 07:35
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Anderlecht moving in for Dhanda
Replies: 1
Views: 362

Anderlecht moving in for Dhanda

<r>Reports surfaced yesterday evening that Anderlecht had made a move for Swans midfielder Yan Dhanda who would be out of contract at the end of next season. Sky Sports reported that they have made a move and Dhanda is keen to explore the opportunities for more game time having found that limited si...
by swansnews
17 Jun 2021 12:56
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Transfer Latest: Swans submit almost €6m bid for Henry?
Replies: 1
Views: 604

Transfer Latest: Swans submit almost €6m bid for Henry?

<r>Reports surfacing in Belgium are suggesting that the Swans have tabled a €6m bid for Leuven striker Thomas Henry as their search for what seems to be a number one target intensifies. The report does say that the fee has yet to be agreed by the club and also suggests that the player himself would ...
by swansnews
17 Jun 2021 07:57
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Steve Cooper latest: Crystal Palace interview and Fulham potentially interested?
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Views: 201

Steve Cooper latest: Crystal Palace interview and Fulham potentially interested?

<r>Another day passes and the speculation on Steve Cooper’s future continues as news filters through that the Crystal Palace board are split on the decision whether to appoint him whilst Fulham are also now reported to be watching developments at the Liberty as they eye up potential replacements to ...
by swansnews
17 Jun 2021 07:29
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Euro 2020: Magnificent Wales too strong for Turkey
Replies: 0
Views: 94

Euro 2020: Magnificent Wales too strong for Turkey

<r>Wales all but secured their place in the knockout stages of Euro 2020 with a superb performance in Baku to not just beat Turkey but affording themselves the luxury of a missed penalty and a host of other chances also going begging on a fantastic evening. At the end of it it will be strikes […]<br...
by swansnews
16 Jun 2021 07:57
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Are Crystal Palace moving or is Cooper here to stay? – time for decisions are now.
Replies: 16
Views: 1836

Are Crystal Palace moving or is Cooper here to stay? – time for decisions are now.

<r>16th June.   More than halfway through the month already and just a few weeks short of the Swans returning to pre-season training and yet we still don’t know the future of Steve Cooper as Crystal Palace undertake one of the most farcical managerial searches for some time. The dust had barely sett...
by swansnews
16 Jun 2021 07:33
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Euro 2020: Crunch day for Wales
Replies: 0
Views: 138

Euro 2020: Crunch day for Wales

<r>The delayed Euro 2020 tournament may only be five days old but already it feels as if we may have reached crunch day for Wales as they prepare to face Turkey in Baku. Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Switzerland in the same city was a good result but with the group favourites – and ominous looking […]<br...
by swansnews
14 Jun 2021 08:40
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Swans have attacker bid rejected as Arsenal and Rangers watch on
Replies: 0
Views: 590

Swans have attacker bid rejected as Arsenal and Rangers watch on

<r>The Daily Mail is reporting that the Swans have had a bid rejected by Millwall for young attacker Abdul Abdulmalik who is also attracting interest from the likes of Arsenal and Rangers. The paper suggests that he has already been offered a new deal by the Lions despite not yet having made a compe...
by swansnews
14 Jun 2021 07:30
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Swans Trust progress legal action against all shareholders
Replies: 4
Views: 509

Swans Trust progress legal action against all shareholders

<r>The Swans Trust yesterday evening confirmed to its members that it now has the legal funding in place to continue the legal action against the shareholders involved in the 2016 sale of Swansea City and that papers are now being prepared in readiness to send to the various legal representatives. T...
by swansnews
13 Jun 2021 10:45
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Euro 2020: Wales open with a draw, football though doesn’t matter on the day
Replies: 0
Views: 91

Euro 2020: Wales open with a draw, football though doesn’t matter on the day

<r>Wales secured a great point in their opening Euro 2020 campaign against Switzerland thanks to a Kieffer Moore header late on in the game but it was a day which ended with football not really mattering due to the sad events in Copenhagen. The collapse of Christian Eriksen was, simply put, one of t...
by swansnews
13 Jun 2021 10:33
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Swans and Cardiff City in competition for Leicester City midfielder
Replies: 0
Views: 489

Swans and Cardiff City in competition for Leicester City midfielder

<r>This particular transfer rumour is not one that is likely to whet too many appetites or actually one that has any mileage in it at all but today’s reports are that the Swans, Cardiff City and Bristol City are all in contention for the signature of Matty James, soon to be released from Leicester C...
by swansnews
10 Jun 2021 13:56
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Enter our Euro 2020 Prediction League
Replies: 0
Views: 101

Enter our Euro 2020 Prediction League

<r>All the action in the European Championships may be getting underway 12 months late but tomorrow the games start as the 1st of 51 fixtures takes place tomorrow when Turkey face Italy. Just for a bit of fun we have combined with StatsFC to bring you a Planet Swans prediction league for the tournam...
by swansnews
10 Jun 2021 11:51
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Swans to sign Joseph beating off Celtic and Newcastle deals?
Replies: 36
Views: 3066

Swans to sign Joseph beating off Celtic and Newcastle deals?

<r>Football Insider is today reporting that the Swans have beaten not just Newcastle and Celtic but Rangers and Tottenham Hotspur as well in the race to sign young Wigan striker Kyle Joseph for a fee suggested to be close to be £1m. Joseph was made one of the Swans key targets of the summer early […...
by swansnews
10 Jun 2021 07:00
Forum: The Football Board
Topic: Crystal Palace move closer to Cooper appointment?
Replies: 0
Views: 349

Crystal Palace move closer to Cooper appointment?

<r>Yesterday was an interesting day in the managerial merry go round that started with news that West Brom were closing in on David Wagner and ended with suggestions that Crystal Palace were making an offer to Steve Cooper. In between the stories Palace pulled out of discussions with Nuno Espirito S...