Tag: Garry Monk

Swansea seasons: 2010/11

The thought of another campaign with this man in charge did make me tempted to not renew my season ticket…

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Swansea City icons quiz: Garry Monk

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 a former captain who would later become the manager – it’s Garry Monk.

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Swansea seasons: 2006/07

Kenny Jackett made a new centre half his top priority in the summer of 2006 but his attempts to sign one were pretty disastrous. Roger Johnson was on his way here until Huw Jenkins went blabbing to the press which alerted Cardiff and he then signed for our arch rivals. That was bad enough but then Dean Leacock’s record transfer from Fulham fell through when he failed a medical…

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Swansea seasons: 2004/05

Kenny Jackett was embarking on his first full season at the club and it was obvious where he needed to strengthen.

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Opposition view – Birmingham City

We speak to Blues fan Gabriel Sutton of The Football Lab ahead of the Swans’ visit to St Andrews tomorrow evening…

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A tribute to Alan Tate

November 2002 is when Alan Tate’s love affair with Swansea City began. One of Brian Flynn’s first signings to try and dig us out of the relegation battle we were in made his debut in a 0-2 defeat at Scunthorpe.

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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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Bring back Brendan

Now that Garry Monk has finally been put out of his misery, attention will turn to who Swansea City should replace him with in order to revive the clubs fortunes. For me our biggest problem is that we seem to have lost our identity. We have moved away from the triangles, short sharp passing and

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The end of the road

Garry Monk is a Swansea City legend and he always will be. That’s what makes writing this blog particularly hard but unfortunately I can’t let my affection for him detract from the fact that his reign as our manager should now come to an end. I wrote a blog a month or so ago expressing

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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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