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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 http://bluemoon-mcfc.co.uk/ 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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Opposition view: Leicester City

Chris Forryan from www.leicestertillidie.com answers our questions for this weeks opposition view…

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Hull City preview

This Saturday sees league football return to the Liberty Stadium with Hull City visiting south Wales. It’s also the day you can can your hands on Swansea oh Swansea issue 37.
But first, here’s our preview…

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Issue 37 preview

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The ink is now dry on the first fanzine of the 2016/17 season. This is what we have for you in this issue:
Des Palmer – We speak to former Swans and Wales striker who played for the club in the 1950’s and was recently placed onto the club’s wall of fame.
The man who became a legend – A tribute to departing skipper Ashley Williams who left the club recently after over eight years in south Wales…

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Opposition view: Hull City AFC

Here’s our opposition view for this week, as we speak to Hull City supporter and City Independent Editor, Ian Waterson.

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And so it begins…

To say it’s been an interesting summer in south Wales would be a bit of an understatement as Swansea City prepare for their 6th consecutive season of Premier League football. We’ve waved goodbye to a clutch of players, namely our legendary skipper, while we’ve welcomed some new faces including two new strikers, one of which for a record-breaking fee.

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Did we undersell Ayew?

From the moment he signed in June last year, the majority of the Jack Army expected our union with Andre Ayew to be a short one, and that has proved to be the case after he signed for West Ham earlier in the week. In truth he won’t be missed as much as you may

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