Posts Tagged "Swansea City"

Seasons Of Mist & Mellow Fruitfulness: Swansea City & The Premier League

By on Jul 14, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

The fixtures are out and the pre-season friendlies have started. This is a time of year for unbridled optimism and Swansea City supporter David James can look forward to his team’s first appearance in the top division of the game since 1983. They’ve had quite a journey to get back there, though. A team that isn’t from England in the English Premier...

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The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Reading 2-4 Swansea City

By on May 30, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Swansea City stand firm as an example of how much the fortunes of a football club can change in the space of just a decade. They had been promoted from Division Three (now League Two) at the end of the 1999/2000 season, but tumbled straight back down into it a year later, and this was only the beginning of their problems. The following season, they finished fifth...

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The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Swansea City 3-1 Nottingham Forest (3-1 Agg)

By on May 16, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Thirty years ago, the football world was a very different place. What we now take to be the Premier League was still the First Division of the Football League, three points for a win were just about to be introduced as Aston Villa won their first league championship since 1910, having fielded just fourteen players all season, and Nottingham Forest had surrendered...

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Match Of The Week: Swansea City 3-2 Nottingham Forest

By on Mar 19, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Things are getting quite congested at the top of the Championship. Just six points separate second placed Norwich City from Nottingham Forest in sixth place in the table and, should Queens Park Rangers find themselves being docked points over the Alejandro Faurlin, even the relatively comfortable gap between them and the chasing pack – they are seven points...

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