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HITC Sport
Next Newcastle United manager odds: Big name current favourite, top five optionsSteve McClaren is a man under pressure at Newcastle United after their 3-0 loss
Next Newcastle United manager odds: Big name current favourite, top five options
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
Steve McClaren is a man under pressure at Newcastle United after their 3-0 loss to Everton. While the Toffees netted two late penalties to inflate the scoreline, they could have been well ahead already had it not been for the woodwork. Newcastle... Read more
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FIFA
Pique: Pep sees the game like no-one else© Getty Images Ask anyone to make a list of the finest defenders on the planet
Pique: Pep sees the game like no-one else
FIFA / Posted 5 days ago
© Getty Images Ask anyone to make a list of the finest defenders on the planet and the chances are that Gerard Pique's name will feature. Boasting an exquisite blend of skill, strength and intelligence, the classy 24-year-old has proved himself one... Read more
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Squawka
Why Signing This 26-Yr-Old Is A Gamble Worth Taking For SwanseaSwansea’s Italian revolution got underway with the appointment of Francesco Gui
Why Signing This 26-Yr-Old Is A Gamble Worth Taking For Swansea
Squawka / Posted 6 days ago
Swansea’s Italian revolution got underway with the appointment of Francesco Guidolin as manager on 18 January and has continued with the signature of Chievo striker Alberto Paloschi after completing an £8 million transfer. The arrivals of the two... Read more
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walesonline
Watch the humorous moment Swansea City's new boss proves he can speak WelshBut even though he is just days into the job, Guidolin has clearly already take
Watch the humorous moment Swansea City's new boss proves he can speak Welsh
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
But even though he is just days into the job, Guidolin has clearly already taken time out to learn a little bit of Welsh... as our video shows. The former Udinese, Parma and Bologna manager formally met the media for the first time at the Swans'... Read more
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Squawka
13 Barcelona Players Who Stepped Up Their Game At The Camp NouFormer Liverpool striker Luis Suarez scored his 30th goal of the season last ni
13 Barcelona Players Who Stepped Up Their Game At The Camp Nou
Squawka / Posted 9 days ago
Former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez scored his 30th goal of the season last night in Barcelona’s 3-1 win over Athletic Club, becoming the first striker in Europe to reach the landmark Suarez’s dominance at Barcelona has been unsurprising, given his... Read more
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London24
Newcastle heavily backed to snap-up another Swansea star ahead of Palace Bafetimbi Gomis of Swansea City (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images) Newca
Newcastle heavily backed to snap-up another Swansea star ahead of Palace
London24 / Posted 9 days ago
Bafetimbi Gomis of Swansea City (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images) Newcastle have been heavily backed to sign Bafetimbi Gomis from Swansea this month. To send a link to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ryan Giggs could be Manchester United's Pep Guardiola... he knows the club better than anyone and values attacking football Louis v
Ryan Giggs could be Manchester United's Pep Guardiola
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
... he knows the club better than anyone and values attacking football Louis van Gaal is under pressure at Manchester United after another loss Ryan Giggs had been earmarked as Van Gaal's... Read more
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Squawka
This €35m-Rated Forward Is Barcelona's New Pedro, Here's WhyIn just a couple of weeks’ time, the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers w
This €35m-Rated Forward Is Barcelona's New Pedro, Here's Why
Squawka / Posted 11 days ago
In just a couple of weeks’ time, the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers will play in the biggest game of the ‘other’ football season, the Super Bowl. The Broncos starting quarterback Peyton Manning is one of the most famous names in sports,... Read more
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The World Game
Ayew stars as Swansea get Guidolin off to perfect startThe Italian was brought in to take first-team duties from Alan Curtis last week
Ayew stars as Swansea get Guidolin off to perfect start
The World Game / Posted 13 days ago
The Italian was brought in to take first-team duties from Alan Curtis last week and led the Swans to successive Premier League wins for the first time this season, moving them four points clear of the bottom three. Ayew starred in Swansea's strong... Read more
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soccernews
Everton 1 Swansea City 2: Ayew makes the difference on Guidolin debutAndre Ayew won a penalty and scored the winner as Francesco Guidolin’s reign as
Everton 1 Swansea City 2: Ayew makes the difference on Guidolin debut
soccernews / Posted 13 days ago
Andre Ayew won a penalty and scored the winner as Francesco Guidolin’s reign as Swansea City head coach started with a 2-1 triumph over Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday. The Italian was brought in to take first-team duties from Alan Curtis last... Read more
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Soccer Way
Everton 1 Swansea City 2: Ayew makes the difference on Guidolin debut Everton 1 Swansea City 2: Ayew makes the difference on Guidolin debut Andre Ay
Everton 1 Swansea City 2: Ayew makes the difference on Guidolin debut
Soccer Way / Posted 13 days ago
Everton 1 Swansea City 2: Ayew makes the difference on Guidolin debut Andre Ayew won a penalty and scored the winner as Francesco Guidolin's reign as Swansea City head coach started with a 2-1 triumph over Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday. The... Read more
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The Blues MAD
Everton V Swansea at Goodison Park - LIVE Updated Sunday, 24th January 2016 Everton V Swansea - view commentary, squad
Everton V Swansea at Goodison Park - LIVE
The Blues MAD / Posted 13 days ago
Updated Sunday, 24th January 2016 Everton V Swansea - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game live.Roberto Martinez will not let his key men leave Everton in this transfer windowEverton manager... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Everton V Swansea at Goodison Park : LIVE Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky
Everton V Swansea at Goodison Park
Football.co.uk / Posted 13 days ago
: LIVE Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet League Two Scottish Premiership Scottish Championship Scottish Division 1 Scottish Division 2 Everton V Swansea at Goodison... Read more
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walesonline
Francesco Guidolin to stay on at Swansea if they stay upIf he can keep Swansea City in the Premier League, new head coach Francesco Gui
Francesco Guidolin to stay on at Swansea if they stay up
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
If he can keep Swansea City in the Premier League, new head coach Francesco Guidolin will stay in charge at the Liberty Stadium next season. The 60-year-old Italian was brought in last week with the remit of helping the Swans avoid the drop with it... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Everton boss Roberto Martinez defends Swansea over managerial transition Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet Le
Everton boss Roberto Martinez defends Swansea over managerial transition
Football.co.uk / Posted 14 days ago
Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet League Two Scottish Premiership Scottish Championship Scottish Division 1 Scottish Division... Read more
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BT Sport
Everton boss Roberto Martinez defends Swansea over managerial transitionEverton manager Roberto Martinez has defended former club Swansea over accusati
Everton boss Roberto Martinez defends Swansea over managerial transition
BT Sport / Posted 14 days ago
Everton manager Roberto Martinez has defended former club Swansea over accusations they sacked Garry Monk without a plan for his replacement. The South Wales club have earned a reputation for being well-run under chairman Hew Jenkins, who appointed... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Everton boss Roberto Martinez defends Swansea over managerial transition13:02 - Everton Roberto Martinez has defended former club Swansea over accusat
Everton boss Roberto Martinez defends Swansea over managerial transition
Sport in a storm / Posted 14 days ago
13:02 - Everton Roberto Martinez has defended former club Swansea over accusations they sacked Garry Monk without a plan for his replacement. The South Wales club have earned a reputation for being well-run under chairman Hew Jenkins, who appointed... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Roberto Martinez will not let his key men leave Everton in this transfer window Romelu Lukaku will not be leaving Everton in January Everton manager Roberto
Roberto Martinez will not let his key men leave Everton in this transfer window
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Romelu Lukaku will not be leaving Everton in January Everton manager Roberto Martinez is adamant none of his key players will be allowed to leave this month, despite... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Everton boss Roberto Martinez defends Swansea over managerial transition Roberto Martinez has defended Swansea's handling of their managerial situatio
Everton boss Roberto Martinez defends Swansea over managerial transition
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Roberto Martinez has defended Swansea's handling of their managerial situation Everton manager Roberto Martinez has defended former club Swansea over accusations they sacked... Read more
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chroniclelive
Defending transfer committees - and why Newcastle are right not to hand total control to managerAn issue long debated at St James’ Park soared to the top of the Anfield agenda
Defending transfer committees - and why Newcastle are right not to hand total control to manager
chroniclelive / Posted 14 days ago
An issue long debated at St James’ Park soared to the top of the Anfield agenda this week as Brendan Rodgers expanded on his role in Liverpool’s damned transfer committee. To the surprise of few, he admitted that he hadn’t had the final say on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Alan Curtis impressed by 'confident and very thoughtful' Francesco Guidolin Francesco Guidolin, pictured right, will take charge of Swansea for the first
Alan Curtis impressed by 'confident and very thoughtful' Francesco Guidolin
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Francesco Guidolin, pictured right, will take charge of Swansea for the first time against Everton Alan Curtis has been impressed by new head coach Francesco Guidolin's... Read more
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Swansea City FC
Players are full of confidence, says CurtisAlan Curtis insists the Swans head to Everton on Sunday (1.30pm) buoyed by the
Players are full of confidence, says Curtis
Swansea City FC / Posted 15 days ago
Alan Curtis insists the Swans head to Everton on Sunday (1.30pm) buoyed by the recent home win over Watford. The Swans visit Goodison Park on the back of that crucial 1-0 victory at the Liberty - a result which moved them out of the Barclays Premier... Read more
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walesonline
Revealed: Swans boss Francesco Guidolin's passionate speech to playersAlan Curtis has lifted the lid on Francesco Guidolin's first few days in charge
Revealed: Swans boss Francesco Guidolin's passionate speech to players
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
Alan Curtis has lifted the lid on Francesco Guidolin's first few days in charge of Swansea City, revealing the Italian has shown signs of having 'a fiery temper in him'. Guidolin met the Swansea squad for the first time on Wednesday after watching... Read more
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BBC Football
Black Cats' Borini interests SwanseaFabio Borini: Swansea City interested in Sunderland forward Swansea City are i
Black Cats' Borini interests Swansea
BBC Football / Posted 15 days ago
Fabio Borini: Swansea City interested in Sunderland forward Swansea City are interested in re-signing Sunderland's Fabio Borini - but the Swans insist Andre Ayew will not be moving in the opposite direction. Sunderland have had a bid of £14m for... Read more
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The Sport Bible
Classic Shirt Friday: Hummel Shirts Through The AgesIt's been a while since we enjoyed a Classic Shirt Friday at TheSPORTbible towe
Classic Shirt Friday: Hummel Shirts Through The Ages
The Sport Bible / Posted 15 days ago
It's been a while since we enjoyed a Classic Shirt Friday at TheSPORTbible towers, but luckily those well dressed blokes at Classic Football Shirts have returned in typical style with some beautiful '80s nostalgia. For football fashionistas... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
EPL giants’ unprecedented relegation roleEPL relegation battle, Premier League results and table: Aston Villa, Newcastle
EPL giants’ unprecedented relegation role
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
EPL relegation battle, Premier League results and table: Aston Villa, Newcastle, Swansea City relegation | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website THE battle that has... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Giants’ unprecedented relegation roleTHE battle that has unfolded for the 2015-16 Premier League title is like no ot
Giants’ unprecedented relegation role
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
THE battle that has unfolded for the 2015-16 Premier League title is like no other we’ve seen before. So too is the battle to avoid relegation. The struggle for 17th place is typically fought out between one or more of the EPL’s most recently... Read more
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chroniclelive
Danny Graham to Sunderland looked like a good idea at the time - it wasn'tFor the Gateshead-born striker, it was a chance to return home after a successf
Danny Graham to Sunderland looked like a good idea at the time - it wasn't
chroniclelive / Posted 17 days ago
For the Gateshead-born striker, it was a chance to return home after a successful stint in South Wales. For the Black Cats, it was a £5m fee for a player who had shown he could score goals in the Premier League. Graham had scored 12 times in the... Read more
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Three and in
Swansea’s SQUAD To Face WatfordSwansea manager Alan Curtis insists his “angry” players have the stomach for a
Swansea’s SQUAD To Face Watford
Three and in / Posted 20 days ago
Swansea manager Alan Curtis insists his “angry” players have the stomach for a relegation fight. Curtis’ men will find themselves in the bottom three of the Barclays Premier League before they kick-off against Watford on Monday night should either... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Alan Curtis: Swans have the stomach for relegation scrap Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet Le
Alan Curtis: Swans have the stomach for relegation scrap
Football.co.uk / Posted 21 days ago
Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet League Two Scottish Premiership Scottish Championship Scottish Division 1 Scottish Division 2 Alan Curtis: Swans... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Alan Curtis: Swans have the stomach for relegation scrap Swansea manager Alan Curtis says his players are angry after their controvers
Alan Curtis: Swans have the stomach for relegation scrap
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Swansea manager Alan Curtis says his players are angry after their controversial midweek defeat to relegation rivals Sunderland. Swansea manager Alan Curtis insists his "angry" players have... Read more
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BT Sport
Alan Curtis: Swans have the stomach for relegation scrapSwansea manager Alan Curtis insists his "angry" players have the stomach for a
Alan Curtis: Swans have the stomach for relegation scrap
BT Sport / Posted 21 days ago
Swansea manager Alan Curtis insists his "angry" players have the stomach for a relegation fight. Curtis' men will find themselves in the bottom three of the Barclays Premier League before they kick-off against Watford on Monday night should either... Read more
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walesonline
Swansea's January striking woesWith £12m in the bank with Jonjo Shelvey out the door and misfiring striker Baf
Swansea's January striking woes
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
With £12m in the bank with Jonjo Shelvey out the door and misfiring striker Bafetimbi Gomis likely to follow him, the pressure is now on Swansea City to deliver a frontman who can spark a survival bid. Goals – or a lack of them – has been the Swans'... Read more
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walesonline
Why Leon Britton is the heart and soul of Swansea CityNine different managers, more than 100 different teammates and, now, 500 appear
Why Leon Britton is the heart and soul of Swansea City
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
Nine different managers, more than 100 different teammates and, now, 500 appearances. There is only one Leon Britton. And it’s fair to say those that threw their pound coins into those North Bank buckets have been repaid over and again. At a time... Read more
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walesonline
Swansea City legend Leon Britton celebrates 500 games for the clubLeon Britton will celebrate 500 games in a Swansea City shirt tonight – but ins
Swansea City legend Leon Britton celebrates 500 games for the club
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
Leon Britton will celebrate 500 games in a Swansea City shirt tonight – but insists he will only be smiling if the Swans are able to give themselves breathing room in the Premier League relegation battle. The Swans welcome Wearside rivals Sunderland... Read more
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chroniclelive
Why are Newcastle United signing Swansea City's Jonjo Shelvey?Newcastle United may have waited until 11 days into the January transfer window
Why are Newcastle United signing Swansea City's Jonjo Shelvey?
chroniclelive / Posted 25 days ago
Newcastle United may have waited until 11 days into the January transfer window to tie up their first signing but they now look set to complete two deals in just a matter of days. Head coach Steve McClaren made clear to the United board that Shelvey... Read more
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Squawka
Stagnant Swans: Why Swansea Have Fallen Victim To The Premier League This SeasonWe’re just over halfway through this Premier League season, and while it’s been
Stagnant Swans: Why Swansea Have Fallen Victim To The Premier League This Season
Squawka / Posted 25 days ago
We’re just over halfway through this Premier League season, and while it’s been a capricious one in nature, some things are the same as they ever were. Newcastle United and Sunderland are providing their yearly dose of North Eastern sorrow, while... Read more
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walesonline
Why Swansea City selling Jonjo Shelvey to Newcastle United FC is rightIf Jonjo Shelvey does leave the Liberty this week then the player who walks out
Why Swansea City selling Jonjo Shelvey to Newcastle United FC is right
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
If Jonjo Shelvey does leave the Liberty this week then the player who walks out of the door will be the same one that walked through it more than two years ago. And it’s for that reason alone Swansea City are right to cash in on Newcastle United’s... Read more
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Sunderland FC
Focus Alan CurtisTake a look at the career of Swansea City boss Alan Curtis. Having played for
Focus Alan Curtis
Sunderland FC / Posted 26 days ago
Take a look at the career of Swansea City boss Alan Curtis. Having played for the club for 11 years, long-serving club great Alan Curtis was already familiar with the surroundings before taking over from Garry Monk at the Liberty Stadium. Born in... Read more
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walesonline
The Alan Curtis Swansea City Q&ACurtis, who will hope to lead the Liberty club away from the Premier League rel
The Alan Curtis Swansea City Q&A
walesonline / Posted 29 days ago
Curtis, who will hope to lead the Liberty club away from the Premier League relegation zone in the next few months, sat down with journalists in SA1 to discuss all the latest news. The club legend and former player talked of his honour at taking... Read more
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League Managers Association
ALAN CURTIS SWANSEA MANAGER UNTIL END OF SEASONAlan Curtis will remain in charge of Swansea City AFC until the end of the seas
ALAN CURTIS SWANSEA MANAGER UNTIL END OF SEASON
League Managers Association / Posted 29 days ago
Alan Curtis will remain in charge of Swansea City AFC until the end of the season following a successful period as caretaker manager. In a statement released via the club's website, Chairman Huw Jenkins said: “Alan Curtis and the current staff... Read more
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Gazette
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of seasonSwansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of season
Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
Swansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season. The 61-year-old has been in caretaker charge since Swansea sacked Garry Monk on December 9 after a run of only one win in 12 games. Curtis' first game in full-time... Read more
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guardian-series
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of seasonSwansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of season
guardian-series / Posted 29 days ago
Swansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season. The 61-year-old has been in caretaker charge since Swansea sacked Garry Monk on December 9 after a run of only one win in 12 games. Curtis' first game in full-time... Read more
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Harrow Times
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of seasonSwansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of season
Harrow Times / Posted 29 days ago
Swansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season. The 61-year-old has been in caretaker charge since Swansea sacked Garry Monk on December 9 after a run of only one win in 12 games. Curtis' first game in full-time... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of season Swansea caretaker manager Alan Curtis has been put in charge for the rest of
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of season
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
Swansea caretaker manager Alan Curtis has been put in charge for the rest of the season. Swansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season. The 61-year-old has... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of seasonSwansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of season
Kingston Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
Swansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season. The 61-year-old has been in caretaker charge since Swansea sacked Garry Monk on December 9 after a run of only one win in 12 games. Curtis' first game in full-time... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of seasonSwansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of season
Oxford Mail / Posted 29 days ago
Swansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season. The 61-year-old has been in caretaker charge since Swansea sacked Garry Monk on December 9 after a run of only one win in 12 games. Curtis' first game in full-time... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of seasonSwansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of season
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
Swansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season. The 61-year-old has been in caretaker charge since Swansea sacked Garry Monk on December 9 after a run of only one win in 12 games. Curtis' first game in full-time... Read more
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walesonline
Alan Curtis is the unlikely Swansea City boss no one saw comingCurtis himself wouldn’t have expected it, didn’t want it even. He wanted, like
Alan Curtis is the unlikely Swansea City boss no one saw coming
walesonline / Posted 29 days ago
Curtis himself wouldn’t have expected it, didn’t want it even. He wanted, like the club, for Garry Monk to have been able to show signs he had it in him to turn things around, that he had the dressing room with him to turn things around. And, as he... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of seasonSwansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season
Swansea put Alan Curtis in charge until end of season
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
Swansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their manager until the end of the season. The 61-year-old has been in caretaker charge since Swansea sacked Garry Monk on December 9 after a run of only one win in 12 games. Curtis' first game in full-time... Read more
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