Posts Tagged "Swansea City"

Swansea & Norwich: Cities Counting The Hidden Costs Of Success

By on Jun 1, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 2 comments

This weeks news concerning the apparent departures of Brendan Rodgers and Paul Lambert to Liverpool and Aston Villa respectively means that the warm glow of satisfaction hanging over The Liberty Stadium and Carrow Road following a job well done last season seems unlikely to last for much longer. Swansea City and Norwich City were treated with derision by many upon...

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Stick Or Twist? A Dilemma For Some Over The Welsh Cup

By on Mar 14, 2012 in Latest, Welsh Football | 4 comments

One of the quieter success stories of the last twenty years of British football has been the establishment of the Welsh Premier League. The foundation of this league, however, was far from harmonious with eight clubs which felt they were being corralled into leaving the English non-league pyramid ending up in a bitter dispute with the Football Association of Wales....

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Michael Dye: The Death Of A Football Supporter And Tabloid Values

By on Sep 10, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

There will be a sombre mood in the air at The Cardiff City Stadium this afternoon, as the team takes to the field for its home league match against Doncaster Rovers. The death of Cardiff City supporter Michael Dye shortly before the start of Tuesday night’s European Championship qualifier between England and Wales cast am obvious pall over the subsequent...

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Match Of The Week: Manchester City 4-0 Swansea City

By on Aug 15, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

In May of 1983, three clubs were relegated from the First Division. Brighton & Hove Albion were one, and the other two were Swansea City and Manchester City. Manchester City returned to the top flight a couple of seasons later but, for Swansea City, the intervening three decades have brought hardship and a couple of seasons during which even the league status of...

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