Swansea City failed to sign a single player in the January transfer window after the club’s plan to bring in West Bromwich Albion striker Karlan Grant on loan backfired. In the dying minutes of Tuesday night’s window, Swansea's attempt to secure a loan for the West Brom forward fell through. The deal was expected to see Grant join the Swans on loan for the remainder of the season – filling some of the gaps exposed by the six players who have left the club this month.
Warren Gatland believes Wales will relish being underdogs for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Ireland. The Principality Stadium encounter kicks off Gatland’s second stint as Wales head coach, with his previous reign between 2008 and 2019 yielding four Six Nations titles, three Grand Slams and two World Cup semi-finals. Ireland will arrive in Cardiff as the world’s top-ranked team following a memorable year when they beat New Zealand twice, South Africa and Australia.
Rhys Webb has taken inspiration from football greats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo after ending more than two years in the international rugby wilderness. Ospreys scrum-half Webb is on course to make his first Wales appearance since November 2020 in next Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland. Webb, who toured New Zealand with the 2017 British and Irish Lions, featured on just five occasions during Wayne Pivac’s 34-Test reign as Wales head coach.
Swansea City's Russell Martin Is Keen To Avoid Club's Poor Transfer Record . . . As He Looks To Hold On To His Prized Asset
By Harry Corish Russell Martin has insisted he will not be rushed into any quick sale of Swansea City's leading marksman Joel Piroe. Swansea head coach Martin has admitted there is likely to be plenty of interest in Piroe after the Dutch striker’s hugely impressive debut season at the club. The 22-year-old has... Read More
Former Swansea City boss Graham Potter believes it will be difficult for football to continue with the current trend of only some games being deemed worthy of postponement due to coronavirus infections among players. Potter revealed his current club Brighton were unsuccessful in their request for Wednesday evening's clash with... Read More
By Paul Jones Swansea City are bracing themselves for the likely postponement of their match at QPR this weekend as rising rates of Covid-19 threaten to rip apart the festive fixture list. The Swans are scheduled to visit in-form Rangers, currently fifth in the Championship, on Saturday as Russell Martin’s team bid... Read More
Russell Martin Tells Swansea City To Ditch The Fear Factor After Cup Exit Makes It Five Games Without A Win
Russell Martin has called on his Swansea City players to be braver after they bowed out of the Carabao Cup following a 2-0 defeat at Brighton. It was a comfortable victory for one of the Premier League’s in-form teams, but Swans head coach Martin was left frustrated by missed chances... Read More
Former Swansea City Boss Graham Potter Predicts Russell Martin Will Take Them Back To The Premier League
Former Swansea City manager Graham Potter comes up against his old club for the first time on Wednesday night, convinced Russell Martin can take them back to the Premier League. Potter – who left the Swans to take charge at Brighton two years ago – will be in the Premier... Read More
Mick McCarthy is fearful of a transfer “bombshell” dropping on Cardiff City in the last stages of the transfer window as the club tries to cling on to Kieffer Moore. Wales striker Moore has been linked with moves elsewhere throughout the summer with Wolves reported to be still considering a... Read More