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SoS 38 Preview

The second SoS of the season and 38th overall hits the streets tomorrow. Here is what you can look forward to in our latest offering. Editors – Given what has gone on recently, my editors notes are a letter to Jason Levien and Steve Kaplan demanding they answer certain questions from us about what’s been

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Opposition View – Arsenal

Giles Anyiam answers our questions about the Gunners ahead of Saturday’s clash at the Emirates. How’s your season been so far?  Awful defeat to Liverpool followed by a few indifferent performances but we gained confidence from the draw in Paris. We played some brilliant stuff before the interlull. What’s your expectations this term? Would love

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A Letter to the New Swans Ownership

Dear Steve and Jason, First, a belated welcome to the Premier League from one American to another. I’m a proud Swansea City fan from Westbrook, Maine, just outside Portland (the first one), and before you ask, no, there’s no connection between soccer and this small working-class town of 15,000 or so. Football has been personal

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Wales: Austria away q&a

We caught up with Austria fans Christian Spindler and David Ziermann ahead of Wales’ crucial World Cup qualifier in Vienna.

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We’re becoming like any other club

Swansea City have given me an immense amount of pride over the last few years. When your club does well it inevitably makes you feel proud but it was about so much more than success on the pitch.

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Opposition view: Liverpool

Thanks to Peter Phillips from the Kop Table podcast for answering our questions for this week’s opposition view. How’s your season been so far? Apart from the blip we had against Burnley we have had a good start to the season with very good away wins at Arsenal and Chelsea. The players are playing with freedom

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I From the archives: Chatting to Charles

Everyone at Swansea Oh Swansea would like to pass on their condolences to Mel Charles’ family and friends at this time. Mel was a true great for the Swans as well as his country. He played over 30 times for the national side in a team that reached the World Cup quarter finals, and made over 200 appearances for the Swans between 1952 and 1959, scoring 69 goals.

Back in 2012, our Editor Steven Carroll was privileged enough to meet and interview Mel for issue 15 of the fanzine, and here is the interview in full.

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Opposition View – Manchester City

Ric Turner from answers our questions this week. Last time we spoke you were very excited about Pep Guardiola taking over, what are your first impressions of him? Guardiola has impressed me greatly during his first months in charge, and he’s already exceeding expectations. Obviously we realised that we were getting an exceptional manager, but

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Opposition View – Southampton

Saints fan George Galpin gives us the lowdown on Claude Puel’s men ahead of Sunday’s game at St Mary’s. It was another summer of upheaval at St Mary’s with Ronald Koeman, Victor Wanyama, Sadio Mane and Graziano Pelle all departing. How disappointed were you with the departures? The player departures have hit Saints hard, but

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Leicester City (a) preview

After a comfortable victory at Peterborough in the League Cup, the Swans return to league action on Saturday with a visit to the King Power to face champions Leicester City. Here’s our preview…

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