Tag: Ashley Williams

Ashley Williams – A Tribute To An All Time Great

When John Toshack broke Swansea City’s record transfer fee to sign Colin Irwin in 1981, no one could have foreseen that the fee of £350,000 would not be broken for over a quarter of a century. As the Swans dropped back down the leagues shortly after that, very little money was spent on transfers and

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Swansea seasons: 2007/08

This was truly the start of the tika-taka football that we now see to this day. Roberto Martinez reshaped his squad during the summer with, Dorus De Vries, Angel Rangel, Ferrie Bodde, Paul Anderson and Jason Scotland all arrived and formed the basis of the new look side…

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Swansea City icons quiz: Ashley Williams

Over the coming weeks we will be bringing you our Swansea City icons quizzes, testing your knowledge on some of the greatest players in the Swans’ history. This week it’s the turn of arguably our greatest ever captain and centre half – Ashley Williams.

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Opposition view – Everton

We speak to Calvin of Royal Blue Mersey ahead of their Saturday evening visit to the Liberty…

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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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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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Opposition View – AFC Bournemouth

Peter Bell of Cherry Chimes answers our questions ahead of our clash with Bournemouth this weekend. How long have you supported Bournemouth and what was your first game? Ha, I’m an old man! I lived in Bournemouth from the age of four so I can remember people talking about the legendary Ted MacDougall although my

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No more excuses, things MUST improve!

At the end of August we were riding the crest of a wave. Another fine victory over Manchester United had put us into the top four going into the first international break and the majority of the Jack Army including myself were confident that we’d once again finish comfortably in the top half of the

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Five things from Villa (a)

Here’s five things from our first away victory of the campaign. Drop Gomis I have to start on a sour note. Bafetimbi Gomis was poor again, he was outmuscled and outthought too many times for my liking and of course he was caught offside three times needlessly once again. At the moment his performances are

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