Issue preview

The first issue of the new season is out for the visit of Preston on Saturday. Here’s what we have for you. 

Birch Gives Grounds For Optimism – We look at the impact that chairman Trevor Birch has made at Swansea City since his arrival as chairman in the spring.

Ian Mitchelmore Interview – We speak to Wales Online’s Swansea City reporter about his role and the big issues at the club right now.

McBurnie Offer Couldn’t Be Ignored – We look at the sale of last season’s top scorer and pay tribute to a man who became a cult hero at the Liberty. 
Falling In Love Again – Nigel Davies discusses what’s made him enjoy watching Swansea City again after feeling disillusioned with the club over the last few years.

The Rise Of Dan James – We pay tribute to our now former winger who gave us some memorable moments last term before he was sold to Manchester United in the summer.

The Derby – Guto Llewelyn explains why he’s already fed up of all the South Wales derby talk ahead of the first meeting of Swansea and Cardiff for five years this October.

Will Potter’s move backfire – Matt Barroccu questions whether our departing manager will regret jumping ship for Brighton after just one season in SA1.

Meet The Jack – Lifeling supporter Phil Dempster reveals all about his love affair with Swansea City which will shortly enter its sixth decade.

Top 30 Most Prolific Goal Scorers – we launch our new feature as we look at our most ruthless finishers. In this issue we look at numbers 30-25 including the Welsh wizard, a defender turned striker and the winger who played a key role in our promotion to the Premier League.

News in brief – We touch on the other big issues including the retirement of Sir Alan Curtis, Chris Pearlman’s impending departure and Osian Roberts resignation from his positions at the FAW.

SOS will be available from around the ground on Saturday along with Goid News Swansea Market, Slee Stores Neath Road and Sandfields as well as the travel club pod, still for the bargain price of £1