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Swansea Autopsy Pt.1 : 8 Reasons the Swans Sank

The Swansea City autopsy begins. First, I’ll be looking at some of the most significant contributing factors to the Swans relegation. Undoubtedly there are others; in a season marked (and marred) by imbalance, inconsistency, and the unexpected (Renato Sanches comes to Swansea! Renato Sanches does

The Day “The Swansea Way” Went South

(Originally published 12 Jan 2018) Michael Laudrup’s comments this week regarding Swansea’s repeated relegation struggles made me wistful for the days when the Danish legend swept Swansea under his graceful wing, using a lanky, mononymous ¬£2m midfielder nobody in Britain had even heard of to

RAI Swansea City 2017-18

Regressive Assists represents a way to properly recognise which players are most often involved in goal-scoring plays. The system awards an assist for each of the last two players to touch the ball or have significant involvement in an attacking play before a goal is

Swansea’s Fish Should Swim, Not Climb Trees

Bournemouth make for an interesting comparison with Swansea. The sides are broadly similar in terms of size, budget, and expectation, and both won plaudits upon reaching the Premier League for playing a similar style of Arsenal-lite passing football. But while Bournemouth are almost certainly safe

RAI Swansea City 2016-17

Regressive Assists represents a way to properly recognise which players are most often involved in goal-scoring plays. The system awards an assist for each of the last two players to touch the ball or have significant involvement in an attacking play before a goal is

Regressive Assists Index

Regressive Assists represents a way to properly recognise which players are most often involved in goal-scoring plays. The system awards an assist for each of the last two players to touch the ball or have significant involvement in an attacking play before a goal is

Mid-Season Managers : The Secret Behind Swansea’s Struggles

From over-achieving Premier League debutantes to football’s “model club” to survival specialists perennially fighting relegation. Swansea’s story, once a source of pride, is becoming one of sadness. The club’s bright ambitions of 2011 have fallen into cellar-dwelling darkness, each of the past three seasons a