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West Ham sign Poland goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski from Swansea

• Fabianski joins on three-year deal after Swansea’s relegation• Transfer announced day after £22m signing of Issa DiopWest Ham United have continued to bolster their rearguard by signing Lukasz Fabianski for an undisclosed fee from Swansea City.The Po…

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Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict

The 2016-17 accounts of all top-flight clubs and what the figures say about their health. Manchester United top the charts again with a £581m income and £57m profitFinancial figures for 2016-17, for the 20 clubs that were in the Premier League during 2…

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Swansea to appoint Graham Potter as their new manager

• Englishman will become Swans’ fifth manager in 19 months• Compensation package already agreed with ÖstersundSwansea are set to appoint Graham Potter as their manager after finalising a compensation package with the Swedish club Östersund for his serv…

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Graham Potter interviewed for vacant manager’s position at Swansea City

• 43-year-old has made his name at Swedish club Östersund• Frank De Boer also in running for vacancy at Liberty StadiumGraham Potter has been interviewed by Swansea City with a view to being appointed their new manager. The 43-year-old, who has enjoyed…

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Carlos Carvalhal best Swansea City quotes: ‘Sardines can become sea bass’– video

Carlos Carvalhal’s tenure as Swansea City manager has come to an end after they were relegated from the Premier League. However, the Portuguese manager has always been creative with his words, providing us with some wonderful moments throughout th…

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Carlos Carvalhal loses job as Swansea manager after relegation

• Portuguese’s deal has not been renewed after five months• Östersund’s Graham Potter is among candidates to succeed himCarlos Carvalhal has left Swansea City following their relegation from the Premier League. The manager was appointed in December on …

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There is more to lament about fallen Swansea than relegation | David Conn

Swansea’s cooperative, supporter-led ownership ideal once admired in the game has also fallen through the trapdoor in resentful circumstancesA wider sadness surrounds Swansea’s relegation from the Premier League after an acrimonious couple of years tha…

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Premier League 2017-18 review: what we learned tactically from the season | Jonathan Wilson

As the gulf grows between rich and poor clubs so, too, does a culture in which some teams enter games accepting the only way they can compete is by not competingTactics are always contingent, never discreet. No manager can ever casually decide how he w…

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Swansea prepare for exits of Alfie Mawson and Lukasz Fabianski

• Spurs, West Ham and Southampton interested in £20m Mawson• Fabianski on Watford, Newcastle and Crystal Palace radarsSwansea City are resigned to losing Alfie Mawson and Lukasz Fabianski and have informed both players, who have expressed a desire to r…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend round-up of the best photography from England’s top flight• Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photographyThe Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Relegated Stoke take Swansea down into Championship with them

There was a funereal feel about this fixture as Stoke, who were already down, condemned Swansea City to relegation and a place in the Championship alongside them. Swansea, in truth, were resigned to their fate on Wednesday night, after Huddersfield gra…

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Newcastle v Chelsea, Southampton v Manchester City and more: Premier League clockwatch – live!

Keep up with all the 3pm BST Premier League kick-offsFollow Liverpool v Brighton – live!Latest in-running Premier League tableFeel free to email Simon or tweet: @Simon_Burnton 2.12pm BST Burnley: Pope, Lowton, Long, Tarkowski, Ward, Lennon, Cork, Westw…

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Premier League 2017-18 fans’ verdicts part two: Man City to West Ham

Featuring: City’s outrageous play, Pogba’s haircuts, Pellegrino’s credentials, and have the Baggies found their Special One?• Part 1: Arsenal to LiverpoolPre-season prediction 1st; Current position: 1st Continue reading…

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When Swansea City were relegated through all four divisions in four years

The last time Swansea City fell out of the top flight they sank through the leagues in no time and nearly ceased to existBy Steven Pye for That 1980s Sports Blog of the Sport NetworkSwansea City lived the dream in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Their …

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Swansea v Stoke: match preview

A match many thought would have so much riding on it a few weeks ago is now effectively a dead rubber. Stoke are already condemned to the Championship and Swansea’s relegation will be confirmed at the final whistle. It promises to be a strange day, wit…

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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

A wake is in store in Swansea, Klopp faced with a juggling act and a swansong for Conte and Benítez?This feature, you will note, is called ‘10 Things to Look Out For’ rather than ‘10 Things to Look Forward To’. Thank goodness for that, because there mi…

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Chairman and absentee owners must take blame for Swansea’s decline | Stuart James

Lack of direction at the top has led a once-admired club to clueless football and a loss of any overriding philosophyAs Carlos Carvalhal prepares to clear his desk – the fourth manager to do so at the Liberty Stadium in the space of 19 chaotic months –…

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Carlos Carvalhal set to lose Swansea job after season ends

Swansea staring at relegation after midweek resultsManager was appointed in December until end of seasonCarlos Carvalhal is set to lose his job as Swansea City manager in the wake of relegation, with the club ready to cut him loose after their final Pr…

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Southampton make Twitter dig at Swansea hotel that cancelled their stay

• Southampton endorse TripAdvisor review of hotel in Swansea• ‘Not planning to return any time soon’ included in mocking reviewSouthampton have poked fun at the hotel that cancelled their booking before their crucial game against Swansea City on Tuesda…

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Mark Hughes delighted with Southampton response against Swansea – video

Manolo Gabbiadini’s second-half goal gave Southampton a vital 1-0 win over Swansea to leave them on the verge of Premier League safety, while Swansea slipped close to relegation. Mark Hughes declared himself ‘delighted’ at the result and the response o…