Tag Archives: Swansea

Philosophy Is The Next Best Thing To Trophies…

Guest F365 writer Tom Young argues that for smaller clubs who don’t have a particularly high chance of winning silverware, their belief systems and footballing ideals are the things that fans can be most proud of, using Swansea City as a glowing example.

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Michu paying early dividends for Swansea City

James Horncastle writes for The Score on arguably the best piece of business in the Premier League this summer, the transfer of La Liga’s top goalscoring midfielder last season, Michu, from Rayo Vallecano to Swansea.

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Liverpool Don’t Need £15million Joe Allen

Matt Stanger of F365 makes a very valid point with regards to the £15million Liverpool are apparently willing to pay for Swansea’s midfielder Joe Allen.

While I’ve previously likened the young Wales international’s playing style (not quality) to Andres Iniesta, I fully agree with Stanger’s argument in this article: the money can be better spent elsewhere and there are already other current Liverpool players capable of buying into Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers’ playing philosophy. 

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The Premier League’s 10 Best January Transfers of 2012

The January transfer window has often been shunned by clubs and managers because of the difficulty to bring in quality players. Clubs are often unwilling to do business because they don’t want to lose a player halfway through the season, … Continue reading

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Why Swansea’s great Britton justifies the Xavi-lite tag

Rob Smyth writes for Life’s A Pitch on Swansea midfielder Leon Britton finally getting the praise and recognition he deserves.

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Rodgers Makes Mockery Of ‘Minnows’ Tag

F365’s Daniel Storey lauds Brendan Rodgers’ efforts to make Swansea an established Premier League side.

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Fulham 0-3 Swansea

On paper at least, this game looked to be between two evenly-matched teams with slightly similar styles of play: both sides were on 39 points prior to the game, and both try to build from the back and play possession … Continue reading

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