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Swansea hit eight in FA Cup rout, Huddersfield advance

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London (AFP) – Swansea racked up the biggest FA Cup win in their history as Tammy Abraham and Nathan Dyer inspired an 8-1 thrashing of Notts County in Tuesday’s fourth round replay.

Despite fielding a much-changed side, Swansea settled any potential nerves with two goals in the space of as many first-half minutes at the Liberty Stadium.

Swansea hit eight in FA Cup rout, Huddersfield advance

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London (AFP) – Swansea racked up the biggest FA Cup win in their history as Tammy Abraham and Nathan Dyer inspired an 8-1 thrashing of Notts County in Tuesday’s fourth round replay.

Despite fielding a much-changed side, Swansea settled any potential nerves with two goals in the space of as many first-half minutes at the Liberty Stadium.

Five Things: Man City boss should grow up, Liverpool forward deserves better, West Ham United in a pickle

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There’s just 12 games to play in the Premier League and despite Saturday’s disappointing 1-1 draw at Burnley it’s difficult to imagine Manchester City not winning this season’s title.

Raheem’s Sterling’s shocking miss gave the Clarets the chance to secure an undeserved point, but Pep Guardiola’s side still hold a 13 point lead over Manchester United.

January Window Analysis: Man City in the pursuit of greatness, record highest net loss

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With the January transfer window now firmly shut it has restored an element of calm in the world of football once again. The twice-annual rush for signatures is behind us and I think it is fair to say that everyone connected with the game will be breathing a huge sigh of relief.

With just over three months of the domestic season to go, the 20 men who are fortunate enough to have the title of Premier League manager now know which personnel they will have at their disposal between now and the end of the campaign.

Transfer round-up: West Ham seal late deal, Everton bag Man City defender, Ayew returns to Swansea

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It was a hectic final day in the January transfer window, with dozens of deals completed across Europe.

West Ham United, Everton and Newcastle United were amongst the clubs busy trying to seal last minute transfers at the end of a month that saw Premier League clubs spend more than they had ever previously done during the winter window.

Transfer round-up: Mahrez wants Man City move, Chelsea and Arsenal sagas roll on, Everton eye defender

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It’s Deadline Day! After weeks of rumours and whispers we’ve reached Jim White’s magic day and (at the time of writing) Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is STILL a Borussia Dortmund player.

All the big clubs are involved in possible last minute deals, with Aubameyang’s move to Arsenal and Riyad Mahrez’s last ditch attempt to join Manchester City amongst the biggest transfers floating around.

Swansea closing in on club record signing, hoping to conclude the deal today

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Swansea are hoping to conclude a deal for Andre Ayew before the transfer window closes.

According to Wales Online, the Swans are closing in on the transfer and they will have to pay a club record fee to sign the West Ham attacker.

West Ham paid £20.5m for Ayew in the summer of 2016 and the Hammers are looking to recoup most of that now.

Arsenal crash as Clucas double lifts Swansea

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Petr Cech’s awful mistake and two goals from Sam Clucas condemned Arsenal to a shock 3-1 defeat at Swansea as the resurgent hosts climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone on Tuesday.

Arsenal goalkeeper Cech horribly miscued an attempted clearance that allowed Jordan Ayew to give Swansea a crucial 61st-minute lead.

Transfer round-up: Major Eden Hazard update, Arsenal sweating on Aubameyang, Everton flop set for exit

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There’s less than 48 hours to go in the January transfer window and clubs across Europe are busy trying to get the remaining deals over the line.

Arsenal are still sweating over the transfer of Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, while Chelsea seem intent on making Antonio Conte’s life a misery with numerous transfers supposedly in the pipeline.

Swansea submit club record bid for Premier League attacker, he could save their season

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Swansea are looking to improve their attacking options this month by signing Andre Ayew from West Ham.

The 28-year-old has failed to make an impression on Moyes so far and the Hammers are prepared to let him leave for the right price.

Sky Sports claim that Swansea have made a club record £18m bid (having previously paid £15m to sign Borja Baston) for their former player but West Ham will hold out for £20m.

Battling Swansea shock Liverpool

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Liverpool’s progress towards securing a Champions League spot was halted by the Premier League’s bottom club and a single goal by Alfie Mawson on Monday as Liverpool’s defensive frailties returned.

Jurgen Klopp’s side, with £75 million centre-back Virgil van Dijk making his away debut, were seeking to extend their unbeaten run to 19 matches and draw level on points with third-placed Chelsea.

Where to find Swansea vs. Liverpool on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Swansea vs. Liverpool in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place.

After a scintillating performance against Manchester City, Liverpool have their eyes set on scoring a number of goals against Swansea to leapfrog Chelsea into third place.

Where to find Swansea vs. Liverpool on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Swansea vs. Liverpool in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place.

After a scintillating performance against Manchester City, Liverpool have their eyes set on scoring a number of goals against Swansea to leapfrog Chelsea into third place.

Swansea’s iron man Fer cleared over red card

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London (AFP) – Swansea midfielder Leroy Fer will be free to play in a crucial Premier League relegation battle with Newcastle on Saturday after winning his appeal against a three-match ban.

An independent commission upheld the Dutchman’s appeal against his red card for violent conduct in the FA Cup third round 0-0 draw with Wolves last weekend, with his three-match suspension overturned as a result.

Swansea’s iron man Fer cleared over red card

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London (AFP) – Swansea midfielder Leroy Fer will be free to play in a crucial Premier League relegation battle with Newcastle on Saturday after winning his appeal against a three-match ban.

An independent commission upheld the Dutchman’s appeal against his red card for violent conduct in the FA Cup third round 0-0 draw with Wolves last weekend, with his three-match suspension overturned as a result.

Tweets and Photos: Spurs players react to beating Swansea

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Tottenham Hotspur got their year off to a winning start by recording a 0-2 win over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. Goals from former Swans...

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Video: Scenes after Spurs beat Swansea

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Tottenham Hotspur started 2018 with a 0-2 victory over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium yesterday evening. You can see the scenes that followed...

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Tiredness won’t be a factor against Hammers — Pochettino

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino does not believe fatigue will be an issue for Tottenham when they face West Ham in Thursday’s London derby.

Pochettino’s side will host their rivals at Wembley just 48 hours after their 2-0 victory at Swansea on Tuesday, which lifted the visitors above Arsenal into fifth place in the Premier League

An opening goal from former Swansea striker Fernando Llorente that appeared offside and a late strike from Dele Alli made it six victories in seven matches for Tottenham in all competitions.

Llorente returns to haunt Swansea as Spurs cruise

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente returned to haunt Swansea and Dele Alli added a late second as Mauricio Pochettino’s side won 2-0 on Tuesday to rise to fifth in the Premier League.

Former Swansea star Llorente’s 12th minute opener should have been ruled out for offside.

Carvalhal looking to sign this West Ham player, 28-yr-old could save Swansea's season

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Swansea are looking to add to their attack this month and the Welsh outfit have identified West Ham’s Diafra Sakho as a target.

The West Ham forward is keen on a move away from the club and Carlos Carvalhal is looking to provide him with an exit route if reports are to be believed. Despite having a reasonable good goalscoring ratio, Sakho has not started a single Premier League game this season.

West Ham closing in on 23-yr-old, Moyes ready to pay big money for priority target

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West Ham boss David Moyes is looking to improve his defensive options when the transfer window opens in January.

According to latest reports, Swansea defender Alfie Mawson is a top target for the Hammers and they are willing to break the bank for him.

Mawson has been a rock at the back for the Welsh outfit and he would be a fantastic addition to West Ham’s back four.

Report: Liverpool 5 Swansea 0

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Liverpool put five past Swansea at Anfield on Boxing Day and regained 4th place in the league from Spurs in the process. It was an emphatic win for the Reds but it is important to remember that Swansea were not exactly the strongest of opposition. The Welsh side are still languishing at the bottom of the league after this fixture and look in serious trouble.

Video: Scenes at the final whistle after Liverpool beat Swansea

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Tweets and Photos: Liverpool players react to Boxing Day win over Swansea

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Liverpool's players have been posting on social media to give their reaction to a comprehensive Boxing Day win over Swansea City. The Reds...

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23-yr-old a key target for Moyes in January, West Ham preparing £20m bid for PL player

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West Ham are looking to add to their squad when the transfer window opens in January and Moyes has identified Swansea’s Alfie Mawson as a target.

The 23-year-old was very impressive for the England Under-21s at the European Championship finals in the summer and David Moyes will submit an offer for him next month.

Swansea pin hopes on new manager bounce

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London (AFP) – Swansea City’s decision to sack manager Paul Clement reflected the mounting anxiety in the Premier League’s lower reaches as the frenetic festive period begins.

Clement was dismissed on Wednesday with Swansea four points adrift of safety at the foot of the table, becoming the sixth manager to have lost his job in the English top flight this season.

Swansea pin hopes on new manager bounce

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London (AFP) – Swansea City’s decision to sack manager Paul Clement reflected the mounting anxiety in the Premier League’s lower reaches as the frenetic festive period begins.

Clement was dismissed on Wednesday with Swansea four points adrift of safety at the foot of the table, becoming the sixth manager to have lost his job in the English top flight this season.

Giggs rules himself out of running for Swansea job

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London (AFP) – Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has ruled himself out of the running for the vacant manager’s job at Premier League strugglers Swansea following the dismissal of Paul Clement.

With the Swans looking for a third boss in less than 12 months, Giggs had been talked about in relation with the role along with Ronald Koeman, Tony Pulis and Louis van Gaal.

Arsenal

There is no rational explanation for Arsenal’s mistakes against Swansea, but it’s hardly unusual

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Yet again Arsenal continue to look like amateurs when they play away at lower level sides, especially our defence, who are only consistent at carelessly giving the ball away. The Gunners have won only 3 away games this campaign, and would you believe that only 5 teams in the whole division have conceded more away [.

Oops: Arsenal Prematurely Confirm Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Signing After Posting Wrong Video On Club Website

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Arsenal have more or less confirmed that their deal to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund is complete after failing to keep it tight at the back end once again.

An official announcement is still forthcoming, but the club themselves appear to have accidentally leaked the news ahead of schedule.

Swansea v Arsenal Match Preview, Line-up and Score Prediction

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Arsenal travel to Wales to take on Swansea in tonight's Premier League match, where all eyes will be on Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The Armenian international is set to make his Gunners debut for his new side following his switch from Manchester United, and he will be keen not to be on the end of a shock [..

Mkhitaryan free to play at Liberty Stadium?

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This season the only consistent aspect of the team is it's inconsistency. Our away record is awful we have yet to win away in 2018 and have won just 3 games on the road (out of 12). Had we won the same as Rubbish Spurs, we would be in 3rd place a point behind MU.

With the change in Swansea's fortunes since Carvalhal's arrival, Arsenal's task looks difficult.

February Review – Arsenal have a VERY challenging month coming up

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Arsenal head to Swansea on Tuesday with a win desperately needed to keep track with the teams ahead of us in the race for Fourth Place. Thanks to a couple of results this week we are currently only 3 points below Tottenham who are 5th, and 5 points behind Liverpool in 4th. Considering our away [...]

Southampton targeting deals for Theo Walcott, Daniel Sturridge and Ryan Sessegnon

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Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp linked with Swansea manager’s job

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Former Arsenal star Dennis Bergkamp is a surprise candidate to become Swansea City's new manager, according to the Daily Express. Bergkamp,...

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Liverpool

Visualized: Liverpool 0-1 Swansea

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Previous Match Infographics: Manchester City (h), Everton (h), Burnley (a), Leicester (a), Swansea (h), Arsenal (a), Bournemouth (a), West Brom (h), Everton (h), Spartak Moscow (h), Brighton (a), Stoke (a), Chelsea (h), Sevilla (a), Southampton (h), West Ham (a), Maribor (h), Huddersfield (h), Tottenham (a), Maribor (a), United (h), Newcastle (a), Spartak Moscow (a), Leicester (a), Burnley (h), Sevilla (h), Manchester City (a), Arsenal (h), Hoffenheim (h), Crystal Palace (h), Hoffenheim (a), Watford (a)

Match data from WhoScored, except average position from the SofaScore app.

‘We Trapped A Formula 1 Car In Heavy Traffic’ – Swansea Beat Liverpool At The Liberty After Taking Inspiration From Carlos Carvalhal’s Motoring Analogy (Photos & Video)

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Coming in hot off a stunning victory over Man City, Liverpool managed to lose against the Premier League's bottom side in their very next outing, falling to a 1-0 defeat at Swansea City on Monday night.

Carlos Carvalhal came with a game plan to stifle Jurgen Klopp's high-energy approach and a suitably pithy quote to encapsulate it:

I did an analogy with my players.

Liverpool at Swansea 01.22.18

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Last four head-to-head:
5-0 Liverpool (h) 12.26.17
2-3 Swansea (h) 01.21.17
2-1 Liverpool (a) 10.01.16
1-3 Swansea (a) 05.01.16

Last three matches:
Liverpool: 4-3 City (h); 2-1 Everton (h); 2-1 Burnley (a)
Swansea: 2-1 Wolves (h); 1-1 Newcastle (a); 0-0 Wolves (a)

Goalscorers (league):
Liverpool: Salah 18; Firmino 10; Coutinho 7; Mané 6; Oxlade-Chamberlain 3; Sturridge 2; Alexander-Arnold, Can, Henderson, Klavan, Lovren, Matip, Wijnaldum 1
Swansea: Abraham, Ayew 4; Bony 2; Clucas, Fer, Mawson, Narsingh 1

Referee: Neil Swarbrick (LFC History) (WhoScored)

Guess at a line-up:
Karius
Trent A-A Matip van Dijk Robertson
Alex O-C Can Wijnaldum
Salah Firmino Mané

Despite the howlings of Liverpool Twitter, Karius will keep his place.

Visualized: Liverpool 5-0 Swansea

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Previous Match Infographics: Arsenal (a), Bournemouth (a), West Brom (h), Everton (h), Spartak Moscow (h), Brighton (a), Stoke (a), Chelsea (h), Sevilla (a), Southampton (h), West Ham (a), Maribor (h), Huddersfield (h), Tottenham (a), Maribor (a), United (h), Newcastle (a), Spartak Moscow (a), Leicester (a), Burnley (h), Sevilla (h), Manchester City (a), Arsenal (h), Hoffenheim (h), Crystal Palace (h), Hoffenheim (a), Watford (a)

Match data from WhoScored, except average position from the SofaScore app.

The Rest

Spurs handed a lifeline.

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Thanks Swansea. This next bit looks tricky but we still have a lifeline. . The JIMMYG2 Column. . I've always liked Swansea and they certainly handed us a lifeline to the top four by unexpectedly beating Liverpool under new manager Carlos Carvalhal who is enjoying more of a Bungee jump than a bounce.