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Play offs
at 21:39 12 Feb 2020

After tonight now 6 points off playoffs ( and Bristol City in 7th) and 2 points behind Cardiff.
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Swansea's biggest legend?
at 11:21 22 Jan 2020

Reading the info on the Stoke game reminded me that their ground is on Stanley Matthews Way, Man Utd have Sir Matt Busby Way etc. Many teams also have stands e.g. The Bobby Moore stand at the old WHU ground.

This led me to thinking who is Swansea's biggest legend and are they worthy of having the road or stand named after them?
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Wrexham
at 17:45 4 Jan 2020

In trouble.
Lost at home again today to Aldershot and now just 3 points clear of relegation from the National League.

Just shows again.how important that win was against Hull
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Carmarthen v Ammanford
at 20:16 6 Dec 2019

Welsh Cup now on S4C live.

Magic Daps and Robinson (?) Playing for Ammanford, Oleary Carmarthen manager 0 0 after 15m
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'Dirty' tackles
at 09:12 27 Nov 2019

A lot of the tackles last night were what we could consider dirty or over the top, late or whatever and they are. Sadly though it seens that to a lot of teams and referees they are 'normal'and part of the game.

In the first few games jn the Championship last year it was noticeable that Championship referees left a hell of a lot more go than in the Premiership.

Wheras the Premiership calls for technical players the championship is calling for players that also have a strong physical attribute .
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Wales
at 15:00 11 Nov 2019

Have the Welsh Nationalists taken over the FAW?

Just received an e mail from them , in ENGLISH, highlighting the new CYMRU shirt and all the upcoming matches for CYMRU men, women and youth.
Cymru v Hungary etc

The e mail is headlined. "It's here the new CYMRU shirt"

What the fecking hell is wrong with calling us Wales?

Has this been agreed with UEFA?
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Dragon Hotel
at 11:05 9 Nov 2019

Was in Swansea yesterday and looking for lunch and was by the Dragon Hotel and noticed their cafe bar by the front entrance to the hotel.

A bit apprehensively we went in as i thought this is going to cost me but we were very pkeasantly surprised.

The normal menu prices were very reasonable but on a Monday to Saturday 12-3 they do a 3 course menu at just £9 for two courses and £12 for 3 which was fantastic value considering the quality. I also noticed the did Sunday lunch from 9.95 fir 1 course.

Other peopke were having afternoon tea at 14.95 which also looked good.

We were really pleased and would highly recommend,

PS they had a telly on which was showing BT sport as well.
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Cardiff Broadcasting Corporation
at 16:22 25 Oct 2019

Simply can't believe this story and headline!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50173557

How Cardiff City started Swansea City's golden spell
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Charity Concert
at 23:24 9 Oct 2019

Hi guys,

On Saturday the 19th October we are away at Barnsley.

If you are looking for something to do I am helping to organise a charity concert at Follies Theatre, Folly Farm, 7pm.

Concert stars Paul Potts, and top Pembrokeshire contemporary ladies choir Bella Voce and is in aid of Paul Sartori Hospice at Home, Treat Trust Wales who are looking to build a rehabilitation centre at Morriston Hospital and End Polio Now.

Tickets and full details at www.nwrotary.co.uk

https://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=945


🙂👍 it would be great to see you there 🙂
[Post edited 9 Oct 2019 23:26]
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Offensive singing ?
at 22:44 28 Sep 2019

Liverpool FC Womens team report Man UTd fans to the FA for singing 'anti Liverpool songs'. 😯😯😯😯

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/49867580


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Radio Wales coverage.
at 16:01 1 Sep 2019

When Swans played Derby a couple of weeks ago Radio Wales in Pembrokeshire was covering the Cardiff game as they always do.
Swans commentary is only on RW in the Swansea area.

I complained to them about this. They agreed I had a point and said they would sort it.

In any event with Cardiff having played Fri night I was looking forward to listening to the Leeds game yesterday.

So tuned in on DAB yesterday at 3pm to get greeted by blydi Rugby!!!!! Never mind I thought I'll listen on FM, no blydi chance !
Radio Wales had the same rugby coverage on DAB, FM, MW, Sky, red button, freeview and online! EVERY possible listening option in West Wales.

Rob Phillip's Leeds commentary was only available on DAB in the Swansea area.

W*ankers!

It wouldn't be the same if Cardiff were in the top two.

PS Radio Cymru AND Radio Cymru 2 , the Welsh language BBC were BOTH broadcasting the same rugby commentary!
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Euro 2020
at 17:12 10 Jul 2019

Not sure anyone is interested but the main ticket window for applying for tickets for all Euro 2020 final group games and knock out games up until the final closes on the 12/7. Has been open on UEFA,com since 12/6. There will be other windows but according to UEFA this window is when most of the tickets are allocated.

Seems crazy when no one knows who is going to playing, who is qualified or where they are playing.. (games are all over the place including Baku, Rome Paris Paris London etc.

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Glazers Out
at 21:34 19 Jun 2019

No 1 trend on Twitter.

We are not the only ones not happy with American owners at their club
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Communication from the Club.
at 16:40 20 May 2019

Has there been any communication from the Club re the Potter situation and our search now for a new manager?

The silence is deafening.

Reports now confirm Potter has signed a 4yr contract at Brighton and has taken Reid, Hamberg, Macauley with him.
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Luton
at 19:27 4 May 2019

Spending the night in a hotel in Luton town centre

Blimey, What a dive. Luton that is, not the hotel.(this country is on its knees in places).

Don't say Swansea is run down again !

Also have to get the car out of the hotel car park by 9am as the roads are closed 9am to 4pm for their open top bus parade and reception celebrating promotion to the championship!
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Wales Online
at 18:39 17 Apr 2019

Clearly think Swans are not going to make the play offs and that Cardiff are staying up!
And for that matter Wrexham are not going up either!
W*nk**s

https://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/swansea-city-newport-
[Post edited 17 Apr 2019 18:40]
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Man City
at 23:15 16 Apr 2019

Shocked to hear on Sky news just that there are still plenty of tickets available for their champions League semi final with Spurs tomorrow with Pep appealing for the fans to turn up as the team needs them!

Bug club???
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Where are the Americans?
at 22:47 21 Mar 2019

Have they been here this season?

Should they not be showing an appearance here now? Talking to employees of all levels and the fans?

Do they even care about the future if the Club?

Or simply do they just want to make sure they get as much money out as possible before cutting and running?
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Craig Noone
at 09:42 4 Mar 2019

Wales Online running a story complete with photo giving this prat hero status for slapping his head when getting his red card ffs
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Handball law
at 23:11 2 Mar 2019

Changed for next season

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47429316

Handball rules among those changed by Ifab for next season

By Stephen Couse

BBC Sport Scotland in Aberdeen

4 hours agoFrom the sectionFootball 58

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Neymar's disallowed goal in the 2015 Champions League final is referred to in the new rules

Goals scored or created with the use of an accidental handball will not stand from next season onwards, the International FA Board (Ifab) have confirmed.

The changes mean that a free-kick will be awarded when a goal or clear chance occurs from a handball.

Ifab technical director David Elleray explained the changes at their AGM in Aberdeen.

"Deliberate handball remains an offence," Elleray stressed.

"In the past we've managed to improve the laws by focusing on outcome rather than intent.

"What we are looking at particularly in attacking situations is where the player gets a clear unfair advantage by gaining possession or control of the ball, as a result of it making contact with their hand or arm."

Standard of Scottish refereeing "very high" - InfantinoSo what has changed?

The changes mean gaining control or possession and then scoring as a consequence of handling the ball will not be allowed - neither will a goal scored directly from handling the ball, regardless of intent.

Another change to the laws of the game means that if the player's arms extend beyond a "natural silhouette", handball will be given, even if it is perceived as accidental.

Elleray says this is an effort to put an end to defenders placing their arms behind their backs in fear of giving away a free-kick.

"We've changed it to say the body has a certain silhouette," said Elleray. "If the arms are extended beyond that silhouette then the body is being made unnaturally bigger, with the purpose of it being a bigger barrier to the opponent or the ball.

"Players should be allowed to have their arms by their side because it's their natural silhouette."

In other changes approved by Ifab, substitutes will have to leave the pitch at the nearest goalline or touchline instead of walking to their technical area in a bid to stop time wasting.

Additional approved law changes included measures to deal with attacking players causing problems in the defensive wall, giving a dropped ball in certain situations when the ball hits the referee and the goalkeeper only being required to have one foot on the line at a penalty kick.

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