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 Summer Of Upheaval, As Trevor Birch Follows Leon Britton, Leads To . . . A Winter's Tale
New Swansea City chief executive Julian Winter has pledged to bring success to Swansea City after the change in structure brought on by the departure of chairman Trevor Birch. The Swans have opted to create a chief executive officer role in the wake of Birch’s departure, suggesting a tighter element of... Read More
Swansea City legend Leon Britton has stepped down from his role as the club’s sporting director. In a shock move, the former midfielder, who only took the job nine months ago amid much fanfare, has announced he is walking away just a week before the season’s re-start. The 37-year-old said... Read More
Steve Cooper admits it was a crowded room when he sat down to be interviewed for the Swansea City job. There was recently appointed chairman Trevor Birch, club president and all-round legend Alan Curtis, new consultant Leon Britton, and a rather large elephant which Cooper says he needed to get... Read More
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Swansea City fans have been told to adopt the brace position – they are about to get hit by the Birch. New Swans chairman Trevor Birch has warned that tough times lay ahead for a club already reeling from the departure of manager Graham Potter to Brighton. In language that... Read More
Leon Britton believes he could still perform in the Championship for Swansea City - but would struggle with the day-to-day rigours of full-time football. The Swans legend recently came out of retirement to sign for JD Welsh Premier League outfit Llanelli Town until the end of the season. In an... Read More