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Everton and Swansea ready to battle for South American, Welsh side make contact

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Everton and Swansea City are among a host of Premier League clubs looking at PSV Eindhoven right-back Santiago Arias this summer, according to The Daily Star.

The Colombia international has won two Eredivisie titles in his time in Holland, with the 25-year-old’s enterprising front-foot play catching the attention of plenty of suitors.

Swansea’s Dyer out for season with Achilles injury

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London (AFP) – Swansea winger Nathan Dyer will miss the rest of the season after rupturing the Achilles tendon in his left ankle, the Premier League club announced Monday.

Dyer suffered the injury during Welsh club Swansea’s 2-0 win at home to champions Leicester on Sunday, limping off after just seven minutes at the Liberty Stadium.

Swansea open talks to buy Liberty Stadium

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Swansea have opened talks to buy the Liberty Stadium, the city council has confirmed.

The Barclays Premier League club currently share the council-owned stadium with rugby union side Ospreys through a 50-year lease.

Swansea were a third-tier side when the stadium opened in 2005 but they have since established themselves in the top flight and are keen to increase the capacity of the 20,800 venue.

Swansea open talks to buy Liberty Stadium

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Swansea have opened talks to buy the Liberty Stadium, the city council has confirmed.

The Barclays Premier League club currently share the council-owned stadium with rugby union side Ospreys through a 50-year lease.

Swansea were a third-tier side when the stadium opened in 2005 but they have since established themselves in the top flight and are keen to increase the capacity of the 20,800 venue.

Wilfried Bony Likely to Complete His Move to Manchester City In Next Few Days

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Wilfried Bony is likely to complete his move to Manchester City "in the next few days" and the Swansea striker is excited by the prospect of Champions League football.

The 26-year-old has been with the Liberty Stadium side since making a club-record £14million move from Dutch outfit Vitesse Arnhem in 2013.

Wilfried Bony Likely to Complete His Move to Manchester City In Next Few Days

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Wilfried Bony is likely to complete his move to Manchester City "in the next few days" and the Swansea striker is excited by the prospect of Champions League football.

The 26-year-old has been with the Liberty Stadium side since making a club-record £14million move from Dutch outfit Vitesse Arnhem in 2013.

Heading Back Home: Traveling Through Wales

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I was born in Wales in 1969 and lived there until 1984, when I moved with my family to the United States. I've returned to Wales several times on vacation, but my journey there during the past few days was my first trip to my homeland in over 8 years. Consequently, I was on a mission to visit the Liberty Stadium, home to Swansea City, the club I've supported since I was eight years old.

Arsenal weigh up £25m bid for Swansea forward Michu

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Arsenal are considering a £25m bid for Swansea star Michu as they seek alternatives to Luis Suarez. With Suarez now staying at Liverpool for the coming season, the Spanish forward has been tipped as a second-choice option for Arsene Wenger. Saturday's disappointing 1-3 home defeat to Aston Villa has given the Gunners' transfer activity a [.

Swansea vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Today's game at the Liberty Stadium will be a very good test for this new Newcastle United side, and while it will be tough for the lads to get anything out of the game we know that Alan Pardew will have a plan that concentrates on how to win the game this afternoon. Of [...]

Swansea vs. Stoke City Preview: A Clash of Attacking Philosophies at the Liberty Stadium

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On Saturday, Swansea City will host Stoke City at Liberty Stadium. Swansea find themselves in ninth place with 30 points (7-6-9), while the visitors are right behind them in tenth place with 29 points (6-5-11). Last weekend, the Welsh side drew 0-0 away to Everton at Goodison Park, with the Potters having worse fortunes andlosing 4-0 at home to Chelsea.

Match Preview: Swansea vs Liverpool

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Brendan Rodgers returns to Swansea City as an opposing manager for the first time when he takes Liverpool to Liberty Stadium on Sunday.
The former Swans boss swapped Wales for Merseyside in the summer after accepting the offer to succeed Kenny Dalglish at Anfield.
Rodgers is expected to receive a warm welcome having guided Swansea up through the Football League and finishing 11th in the Premier League last season.

Rodgers Targets Win In Swansea

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Brendan Rodgers has insisted that he is determined to lead Liverpool to victory over his former club Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday.
The Premier League game in Wales will be the first time that Rodgers has returned to his previous employers since leaving them for Liverpool in June.

Swansea vs. Chelsea: Stalemate Between the Ongoing Projects

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Eden Hazard of Chelsea battles with Angel Rangel of Swansea (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

The first few months of Swansea City's 2012/13 Premier League campaign is a lesson in not getting carried away, one way or the other.

Seven points from their first three games was followed by three consecutive losses, with their newly installed manager Michael Laudrup moving in people's estimations from a good choice to build on Brendan Rodgers' work, to a coach who might find some difficulty in keeping up a side who previously overachieved.

Fernando Torres leads the line but no Juan Mata for Chelsea against Swansea

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Chelsea celebrate League Cup Progression (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Chelsea travel to the Liberty Stadium to face off against Swansea City in what is likely to be a much tougher game than they realize. The Swans play host to the no long table toppers after United's victory his morning on the back of a strong 3-1 victory over Liverpool and former manager Brendan Rodgers at Anfield to dump the League Cup holders out of the competition.

Swansea vs. Chelsea: Fernando Torres and Players to Watch at the Liberty Stadium

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Ramires of Chelsea celebrates (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Swansea City's 3-1 Capital One Cup win away at Liverpool on Halloween night went under the radar slightly, in large part because of events relating to their Premier League opponents this weekend.

Chelsea have dominated the headlines this week, but Roberto Di Matteo's side will be anxious to make sure when they leave Wales on Saturday night, what people will be talking about is them having strengthened their lead at the top of the division.

Projected Chelsea lineup against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium

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Ramires (L) of Chelsea is congratulated by David Luiz (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

On the back of a frustrating loss and an emphatic victory in a double headed pair of matches against Manchester United, Chelsea proved that they can dig deep and still pulls out results without their star power.

Everton vs. Swansea City – at Liberty Stadium – 11:45 GMT – free epl live streaming

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Swansea 2-2 Sunderland – Fletcher On The Double As Black Cats Hold Swans At The Liberty (Photos & Highlights)

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By Alan Duffy

Swansea City 2-2 Sunderland Premier League 1st September 2012

Steven Fletcher celebrated his debut for Sunderland with a fine brace which would ultimately earn the Black Cats a creditable share of the points at the Liberty Stadium.

Man City Win But AVB Still Winless

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Champions Manchester City beat Queens Park Rangers 3-1 to continue their unbeaten start to the season, while Andre Vilas-Boas is still waiting for his first win as Tottenham Hotspur manager after Spurs were held to another 1-1 draw.

The Champions went ahead via a Yaya Touré first-half goal, but despite dominating the game City were not able to add a second and QPR punished then for that when Bobby Zamora nodded in a surprise second-half equaliser.

Results for Swansea ( 2 – 2 ) Sunderland at Liberty Stadium on September 1, 2012, 3:00 pm

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Match just over at Liberty Stadium English Premier League Home Team Swansea Goals & Scorers 66′: Michu;45′: Wayne Routledge; Keeper Michel Vorm Midfield Wayne Routledge; Michu; Nathan Dyer; Leon Britton; Jonathan De Guzman; Forwards Daniel Graham; Defense Chico; Neil Taylor; Angel Rangel; Ashley Williams; Subs 78′: [.

Team Lineup for Swansea v Sunderland at Liberty Stadium on September 1, 2012, 3:00 pm

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Playing at Liberty Stadium English Premier League Home Team Swansea Keeper Michel Vorm Midfield Leon Britton; Jonathan De Guzman; Wayne Routledge; Michu; Nathan Dyer; Forwards Daniel Graham; Defense Angel Rangel; Ashley Williams; Chico; Neil Taylor; Subs Away Team Sunderland Keeper Simon Mignolet Midfield [.

Liverpool’s transfer window: Lack of deadline day action overshadows quartet of signings

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After a massively-disappointing end to 2011-12, Brendan Rodgers has been handed the considerable task of restoring Liverpool to their former glories and challenging for a top-four finish this term.

Who Are Ya? Pablo Hernandez (Swansea)

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Your whistle-stop guide to the latest Premier League arrivals Name: Pablo Hernandez Age: 27 Position: Winger Signed from: Valencia Fee: £5.55million Did you know? The latest news on his official website probably needs to be updated. What's the deal? Swansea have again broken their transfer record, this time to bring Hernandez to the Liberty Stadium.

QPR Heading for the Drop

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Queens Park Rangers are 3/1 to be relegated this season; that is something you should put your money on, if you are thinking of placing a bet on football, this autumn.

With a terrible start to the new campaign, the wheels are soon going to fall off at Loftus Road.

Boss, Mark Hughes, will be sacked before Christmas at this rate, as owner, Tony Fernandes, loses patience with a man who seems incompetent, despite the wealth of talent now at the club.

Top 10 conclusions Premier League weekend 26-27 August

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1. If Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel was a golfer, he'd have finished yesterday on level par (and probably be barred from the clubhouse due to the tattoos and shaved head). 2. Any Manchester United fans hoping that David De Gea had spent at least some of his summer learning how to deal with crosses were [.

Swansea 3-0 West Ham Goals

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szólj hozzá: Swansea vs West Ham 3:0 GOALS HIGHLIGHTS

Michael Laudrup must be wondering whats all the fuss about Premier League football having won 5-0 last week in their opening game of the season the Swan's took liberty in demolishing West Ham 3-0 today at the Liberty stadium with goals from Angel Rangel (20), Michu (29) and Danny Graham (64).

Results for Swansea ( 3 – 0 ) West Ham at Liberty Stadium on August 25, 2012, 12:45 pm

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Match just over at Liberty Stadium English Premier League Home Team Swansea Goals & Scorers 64′: Daniel Graham;29′: Michu;20′: Angel Rangel; Keeper Michel Vorm Midfield Jonathan De Guzman; Michu; Leon Britton; Forwards Nathan Dyer; Daniel Graham; Wayne Routledge; Defense Neil Taylor; Angel Rangel; Ashley Williams; Chico; Subs [.

Team Lineup for Swansea v West Ham at Liberty Stadium on August 25, 2012, 12:45 pm

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Playing at Liberty Stadium English Premier League Home Team Swansea Keeper Michel Vorm Midfield Michu; Scott Sinclair; Leon Britton; Jonathan De Guzman; Nathan Dyer; Forwards Daniel Graham; Defense Chico; Neil Taylor; Angel Rangel; Ashley Williams; Subs Away Team West Ham Keeper Jussi Jääskeläinen [.

Liverpool Can Play Exciting Football Under Rodgers Insists Club Legend

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Liverpool legend Kevin Keegan has hailed the appointment of Brendan Rodgers as new boss, insisting that the former Swansea manager can bring exciting football to Anfield this season.
Rodgers was appointed as Kenny Dalglish's replacement at the start of the summer, and has already stamped his authority on the club as he looks to instill a similar system to that which earned him plaudits at the Liberty Stadium last year.

Laudrup Braced For Allen Exit

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Swansea manager Michael Laudrup has a contingency plan should Joe Allen leave for Liverpool, and says the midfielder will be allowed to decide his own future.
Laudrup made Rayo Vallecano midfielder Michu his third signing of the summer on Friday following the captures of Chico Flores and Jonathan de Guzman.

Adam - Reds Must Be Fearless

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Charlie Adam hopes Brendan Rodgers can get Liverpool playing without fear, with his success at Swansea proving how important confidence can be.
Throughout his time in charge of the Swans, Rodgers never wavered in his belief that football is a passing game and is a sport which should be enjoyed by those fortunate to compete at the highest level.

Laudrup Rejects Allen Talk

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Michael Laudrup has made it clear that he would not welcome interest in any of Swansea's best players and he is determined to keep Joe Allen.
Midfielder Allen has been linked with a move to Liverpool even though Brendan Rodgers has agreed not to raid his former club.
And Laudrup has now cooled speculation suggesting the Wales international could be on his way out the Liberty Stadium exit door, insisting that he remains very much a key figure in the club's plans for the future.

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D.C. United preseasons and Jason Levien works on stadia: Monday FKs

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Spring breakers, stadium rights and more today.

Some of you may be sleeping in because of the holiday. To others of you, good Monday.

Hey, did you hear D.C. United received final approval to build Audi Field at Buzzard Point? On the off chance you didn't get the chance to look at things Friday, there is some leftover stuff from Goff here and here, here (Soccerwire) and here (Clad Global).

Capitol One Cup Semi-Final: Swansea City vs Chelsea Preview

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Cesar Azpilicueta of Chelsea ans Wayne Routledge of Swansea City-Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images

If Chelsea is to advance to the Capitol One Cup Final, the Blues must overcome a two-goal deficit. Swansea City maintained an excellent game plan in their first leg controlling the midfield along with finishing when it counted.

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Video: Michael Laudrup says he was only ever staying at Swansea

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Swansea manager Michael Laudrup says he was only ever going to stay at the Liberty Stadium for the new season. The Dane was linked with a host of jobs earlier this summer after his impressive debut season in south Wales. But he insists that there was nothing in the gossip. He said: "I never had [...]

Liverpool join the hunt for Swansea’s Ashley Williams

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is set to continue his efforts to rebuild Swansea on Merseyside with a summer move for Swans captain Ashley Williams. The centre-back has been in imperious form this season, sparking a reported £9 million bid from Arsenal in January. That offer was turned down, and The Sun reports that a bid [.

Olympics 2012 Football – Laudrup seals Michu Swansea deal

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Swansea City consummate the £2m signing of Michu as the Spanish midfielder agrees a three-yr declaration at The Liberty Stadium. HTTP://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/image/61679000/jpg/_61679540_michu_get.jpg

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Janmaat Sent Off – Sissoko Injured In 2-0 Defeat

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Newcastle went down 2-0 at the Liberty Stadium today and it was the first 15 minutes that saw Swansea all over Newcastle, and it took only nine minutes for the home side to go ahead. It was all too easy for the home side, as Shelby split the Newcastledefense wide open and found Gomis through [...]

Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho out for six weeks

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Table-topping Liverpool have been dealt a blow with the news that Philippe Coutinho will be out of action for six weeks. The Brazilian playmaker will be out of action until the end of October due to a shoulder injury he sustained during Monday's 2-2 draw at Swansea. The 21-year-old will have to undergo surgery on [.

Tottenham’s Gylfi Sigurdsson scores spectacular winner against New York Red Bulls

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Spurs' new signing Gylfi Sigurdsson showed that he hasn't left his shooting boots at the Liberty Stadium after finding the net against New York Red Bulls last night. The Iceland international scored a series of spectacular goals while on loan at Swansea last season... and that trend looks set to continue at White Hart Lane [.