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Stories of Joe Allen that are circulating have to be taken with a pinch of salt
Russell Martin was quite right to emphasise the fact that a player of Joe Allen’s standing has to be accommodated by players leaving the club. As an example If Jay Fulton actually does leave, yes that leaves the door open for a conversation with Joe. Irrespective of his desire to rejoin Swansea at a far reduced salary, players like Fulton are key.
Are Pompey off to the World Cup? Joe hopes so...
Pompey midfielder Joe Morrell has been named in the Wales squad for next month's World Cup play-off against Scotland or Ukraine.
Wales squad announced for huge game in June
Robert Page has selected his squad for the World Cup Play Off Final and Nations League games. Swansea City player Ben Cabango hasn’t been selected due to injury but Everton’s Nathan Broadhead will be delighted with a call up. He has spent the season at Sunderland in league one on loan.
Brentford ready to greet us with “the biggest police operation in their history”
According to the ever-reliable Daily Mail, ‘disorder is expected whatever the result’ of our vital game at Brentford on Sunday, so 950 police officers and stewards will be on duty. Which is more than one for every two Leeds fans who have managed to get tickets, an incredible number.
Swansea City start clearing out players, and there’s a lot !
Swansea City have confirmed those players who will be departing this summer from the club, there seems to be a focus on the academy especially with numerous senior players being allowed to leave as well. Korey Smith, Ben Hamer and Yan Dhanda are already reported as leaving and now there’s a whole load more.
Joel Piroe turns down the opportunity for a new Swansea City deal
Joel Piroe’s agents have confirmed that the Swansea City striker doesn’t want to discuss a new and improved contract at Swansea City. Despite contact with Piroe’s agents they have stated that an extension and improved deal is not an option for him.
And so we come to the gut-wrenching final day of the Premier League season, and the game at Brentford on which our future depends kicks on at 4PM on Sunday. And it’s live on the Sky Sports football channel.
Southampton v Liverpool The Verdict
Saints rounded off their home season in the Premier League with a battling performance, but ultimately a narrow defeat as Liverpool kept their hopes of winning the title alive, now we can move forward.