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.
Leon Britton believes rediscovering the Swansea... Read More
Carlos Carvalhal believes South Korea could win the World Cup – if they had nine other players at the level of Ki Sung-Yueng and Heung-Min Son. Swansea City midfelder Ki and Tottenham’s Son go head-to-head at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday lunchtime in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. The... Read More
Carlos Carvalhal has revealed the story behind his lucky jacket that is helping Swansea City climb away from the relegation zone. The Swansea City manager flashed open the lining of his suit jacket after the victory over Sheffield Wednesday last week to reveal an embroidered message – “Carlos had a... Read More
Swansea City’s Ki Sung Yueng insists his teammates will not allow defeat at Brighton to undermine their bid to avoid relegation.The Korean midfielder was part of a Swans side that crashed to a 4-1 defeat to Brighton on Saturday as their 10-match unbeaten run – including six Premier League games... Read More
There is nothing fishy about Swansea City’s incredible revival according to Ki Sung-Yueng, the Korean who reeled in the winner in the 1-0 victory over Burnley at the weekend. Manager Carlos Carvalhal continues with his sea-based images of lobsters, sardines, beachside barbeques and swimming against the tide, but his Korean... Read More
Carlos Carvalhal says his Swansea City team have started swimming for the shoreline – buoyed by 14 points in seven matches under his remarkable transformation. The Portuguese manager loves his marine life metaphors – whether about swimming, fishing or eating seafood – almost as much as he enjoys collecting victories... Read More