It looks set to be a cracking Championship clash when Swansea City welcome Queens Park Rangers to the Swansea.com Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The home side have had the slower start to the season of the two, winning just one in their last five league matches. Last time out in midweek, the Swans were denied all three points very late on, with Tyrese Campbell’s 91st minute equaliser cancelling out Joel Piroe’s sixth minute strike on the night.
PIROE ON NOTTINGHAM FOREST RADAR – REPORT
Swansea City star Joel Piroe is reportedly a target for fellow English Championship club Nottingham Forest. This is according to the report from media outlet Planet Swans which stated that Nottingham Forest would make a move for Piroeif they secure a place in the Premier League next season by beating Huddersfield Town in the Championship playoff final this weekend. Nottingham Forest booked their place in the playoff final by beating Sheffield United over two legs, while Huddersfield Town got the better of Luton Town over two legs to seal a place in the Championship playoff final.
Nottingham Forest will need to make a return to the Premier League for the first time in 25 years if they are to make a move for Dutchman Piroe. Also, securing a Premier League spot by beating Huddersfield Town in the playoff final on Sunday will give Nottingham Forest the chance to keep their players including the in-demand Welsh international Brennan Johnson in addition to pursuing their transfer targets such as Swansea City attacker Piroe. Continue reading “PIROE ON NOTTINGHAM FOREST RADAR – REPORT”
7 CELEBRITIES THAT ARE SWANSEA CITY SUPPORTERS
Swansea City do not have a lot to play for in the final stretch of the Championship season but that does not mean that they will not be well supported in their endeavors. The Swans have endured a tricky transition season under Russell Martin in moving away from Steve Cooper’s ideas at the Swansea.com Stadium. A top half finish is not a million miles away and will be seen as something to strive for in the season’s closing exchanges.
There have been some famous faces around the ground in recent years and those that could crop up more regularly if the Swans can push for promotion next term. Here, we have taken a look at 11 celebrities that supposedly are Swansea supporters… Continue reading ” 7 CELEBRITIES THAT ARE SWANSEA CITY SUPPORTERS”
UNITED LOANEE TALKS UP SWANSEA CITY
Swansea City wingback Ethan Laird believes that the Welsh club has the capacity to be the one of the best teams in the English Championship. The Manchester United loanee made this known in an interview with the official website of Swansea City. Laird is on a season-long loan at the Championship club from Premier League heavyweight Manchester United having joined the Swans at the start of the season.
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SWANSEA WINLESS RUN CONTINUES
Welsh team Swansea City have taken their winless run in the English Championship to three goals after they could only draw with London team Millwall at home when the two teams met at the Liberty Stadium on Wednesday night.
The Swans have not won a game since beating hosts Bristol Citylast month. As a matter of fact, the Welsh football giants have won just once in the English Championship this season under new manager Russell Martin. Swansea City have not been able to hit the heights of last season at the start of the new English Championship campaign. Continue reading “SWANSEA WINLESS RUN CONTINUES”
SWANSEA MIDFIELDER ON WEDENSDAY RADAR – JOURNALIST
Swansea City midfielder George Byers is a target for Sheffield Wednesday who were relegated to League One from the English Championship at the end of last season. Both Welsh team Swansea City and Sheffield Wednesday were in the Championship until last season when the latter suffered demotion to League One on the final day of the season.
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SWANSEA TARGET PREMIER LEAGUE RETURN
Welsh football giants Swansea City can return to the Premier League after three seasons in the English Championship if they see off Brentfordin the most expensive single game in football, the Championship playoffs final. Swansea City and Brentford meet in the final of the playoffs at the Wembley Stadium this weekend and the winner of the £170m match will join Norwich City and Watford as the three promoted teams ahead of the new Premier League campaign.
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SWANSEA CITY: AUTOMATIC PROMOTION UNLIKELY
Welsh giants Swansea City would have to go through the playoffs if they want to play Premier League football next season following their disappointing defeat to London team Queens Park Rangers (QPR) in their latest match in the English Championship.
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MLS ATTACKER SET FOR SWANSEA DEBUT
United States international Jordan Morris is on course to make his Swansea City debut on Wednesday night in the English Championship following his loan transfer from the Major League Soccer (MLS). Jordan Morris is a Swansea City player after he signed for the club on loan from MLS outfit Seattle Sounders.
The 26-year-old is expected to be in the Swansea City squad for the home game with fellow Premier League promotion chasers Brentfordlater tonight. Jordan Morris has left his hometown club Seattle Sounders to continue his career in Wales with Swansea City and his loan transfer includes the option to buy out his contract with Seattle Sounders if all goes according to plan in Wales. Continue reading “MLS ATTACKER SET FOR SWANSEA DEBUT”
STEVE COOPER RUES SELF-INFLICTED BORO DEFEAT
Swansea City manager Steve Cooper was left frustrated after the performance of his players during the 2-1 defeat to hosts Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium on Wednesday night. The Swansea City boss was left to reflect on a self-inflicted defeat during his post-match press conference after the English Championship matchday 15 clash.
According to Steve Cooper, his team started poorly against Boro and never really recovered from that poor start till the game ended. In his assessment, Swansea City gave away two poor goals to hand Boro victory on a platter of gold and also suffer a third league defeat of the season in the process. Continue reading “STEVE COOPER RUES SELF-INFLICTED BORO DEFEAT”