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Swansea to appoint Graham Potter as their new manager

• Englishman will become Swans’ fifth manager in 19 months• Compensation package already agreed with ÖstersundSwansea are set to appoint Graham Potter as their manager after finalising a compensation package with the Swedish club Östersund for his serv…

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Graham Potter interviewed for vacant manager’s position at Swansea City

• 43-year-old has made his name at Swedish club Östersund• Frank De Boer also in running for vacancy at Liberty StadiumGraham Potter has been interviewed by Swansea City with a view to being appointed their new manager. The 43-year-old, who has enjoyed…

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Carlos Carvalhal best Swansea City quotes: ‘Sardines can become sea bass’– video

Carlos Carvalhal’s tenure as Swansea City manager has come to an end after they were relegated from the Premier League. However, the Portuguese manager has always been creative with his words, providing us with some wonderful moments throughout th…

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Frank de Boer and Graham Potter lead race to take Swansea manager’s job

• Carlos Carvalhal’s departure confirmed after relegation• De Boer has been out of work since sacking by Crystal PalaceGraham Potter and Frank de Boer are the leading candidates to take over at Swansea City as the Welsh club look to appoint their fifth…

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There is more to lament about fallen Swansea than relegation | David Conn

Swansea’s cooperative, supporter-led ownership ideal once admired in the game has also fallen through the trapdoor in resentful circumstancesA wider sadness surrounds Swansea’s relegation from the Premier League after an acrimonious couple of years tha…

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Premier League 2017-18 review: what we learned tactically from the season | Jonathan Wilson

As the gulf grows between rich and poor clubs so, too, does a culture in which some teams enter games accepting the only way they can compete is by not competingTactics are always contingent, never discreet. No manager can ever casually decide how he w…

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Swansea prepare for exits of Alfie Mawson and Lukasz Fabianski

• Spurs, West Ham and Southampton interested in £20m Mawson• Fabianski on Watford, Newcastle and Crystal Palace radarsSwansea City are resigned to losing Alfie Mawson and Lukasz Fabianski and have informed both players, who have expressed a desire to r…

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Relegated Stoke take Swansea down into Championship with them

There was a funereal feel about this fixture as Stoke, who were already down, condemned Swansea City to relegation and a place in the Championship alongside them. Swansea, in truth, were resigned to their fate on Wednesday night, after Huddersfield gra…

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When Swansea City were relegated through all four divisions in four years

The last time Swansea City fell out of the top flight they sank through the leagues in no time and nearly ceased to existBy Steven Pye for That 1980s Sports Blog of the Sport NetworkSwansea City lived the dream in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Their …

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Swansea v Stoke: match preview

A match many thought would have so much riding on it a few weeks ago is now effectively a dead rubber. Stoke are already condemned to the Championship and Swansea’s relegation will be confirmed at the final whistle. It promises to be a strange day, wit…

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