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Graham Potter is not a gamble, says Brighton’s owner Tony Bloom

• Bloom: ‘Quickly Graham became the outstanding candidate’• Potter: job is culmination of ‘14 years hard work and sacrifice’The Brighton & Hove Albion owner, Tony Bloom, has insisted Graham Potter’s appointment as manager does not constitute a risk…

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Graham Potter to leave Swansea for Brighton manager’s job

• Compensation figure over £2m agreed between clubs• Potter to take three of his backroom staff with himBrighton & Hove Albion are poised to confirm the appointment of Graham Potter as their new manager. After spending the last five days deliberati…

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Derby draw with Swansea as battle for final play-off place goes to last game

Wayne Routledge’s second-half equaliser denied Derby the win that would have all but booked their place in the Championship play-offs.Richard Keogh’s first-half header looked like giving Derby a three-point cushion – and healthy goal-difference advanta…

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Derby draw with Swansea as battle for final play-off place goes to last game

Wayne Routledge’s second-half equaliser denied Derby the win that would have all but booked their place in the Championship play-offs.Richard Keogh’s first-half header looked like giving Derby a three-point cushion – and healthy goal-difference advanta…

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FA Cup and Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend

Ross Barkley’s difficult return, VAR inconsistency in the FA Cup, Nuno Espírito Santo impresses and James Maddison’s classRoss Barkley would have known what kind of reception awaited him at Goodison Park: the type rained down on previous Everton escape…

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Pep Guardiola fears Manchester City injuries before ‘crazy’ fixtures

• Manager ‘prays’ for international players to return fit• Bernardo Silva calls on team to ‘make something special’Pep Guardiola is praying none of his Manchester City players return from international duty injured and feels those overlooked by their c…

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Sergio Agüero puts Man City into semi-final after fightback against Swansea

Manchester City clambered back from two goals down to take their place in the FA Cup semi-finals after Sergio Agüero came off the bench to snatch the winner. For so long Pep Guardiola’s grand plans of a quadruple again appeared in tatters until his sid…

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Swansea City v Manchester City: FA Cup quarter-final – live!

FA Cup quarter-final updates from the 5.20pm GMT kick-offGraham Potter: ‘Pep’s influenced by Cruyff. I had Brian Horton’ And feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 4.28pm GMT Swansea make just the one change to the team that went down 3-0 at t…

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Swansea’s Graham Potter: ‘Pep’s been influenced by Johan Cruyff. I had Brian Horton’

Before facing Manchester City in the FA Cup quarter-finals, the manager discusses the job’s surprises and says he has been advised just to close his eyesGraham Potter is shaking his head. The Swansea manager has just been told that if you type his name…

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Swansea v Manchester City: match preview

Manchester City have to knockout the Championship’s 15th team to move a step closer to their first FA Cup win since 2011. They will do so unless Graham Potter can mastermind a stunning upset. Swansea have not beaten City since March 2012. Yet this is t…

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Emi Buendía powers Norwich back to summit but Forest miss out

• Norwich beat Hull 3-2 and Derby held 0-0 by Stoke at home• Forest beaten 3-1 by Villa and Boro lose to Preston 2-1Norwich leapfrogged Leeds at the top of the Championship after beating Hull 3-2 while Nottingham Forest, beaten 3-1 at home by Aston Vil…

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Norwich five points clear after Buendía thunderbolt comes out of the blue

Norwich had looked nothing like Championship leaders when Emi Buendía decided it was time to show Swansea just who they were dealing with.The half-time statistics had made gloomy reading for Norwich with no shots on target compared with the visitors’ f…

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FA Cup quarter-final draw: Manchester sides kept apart

• Manchester City face Swansea, United draw Wolves• Millwall v Brighton and Watford v Crystal PalaceBoth Manchester clubs were kept apart in the draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals.Manchester City will travel to Swansea for another trip to south Wales a…

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FA Cup fifth round: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Imperilled Millwall deliver a breath of fresh air, Yves Bissouma shines and Wolves’ old boys offer a platform for the revamp Related: The Dozen: the best FA Cup fifth round pictures Continue reading…

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The Dozen: the best FA Cup fifth round pictures

Images from around the grounds as team view for a place in the FA Cup quarter-finals Continue reading…

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Dan James lights up the Liberty as Swansea breeze past Brentford

It will remembered as the day when Dan James stated his claim to be part of Great Britain’s sprinting team for the 2020 Olympics. The 21-year-old was unplayable as his breathtaking pace turned this FA Cup tie on its head and took Swansea into the quart…

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How Swansea City went from model club to desperate cautionary tale | Stuart James

Chaotic transfers and incompetence at the top have put the club into a downward spiral with no obvious source of salvationAs the clock ticked down on transfer deadline day last month, and chaos reigned behind the scenes at Swansea City, Connor Roberts …

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FA Cup talking points: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Swansea trying to find an on-field distraction, a striker searching for goals and a potential shock at NewportManchester United have lost five times to Chelsea in the FA Cup and the last of United’s eight Cup victories over the Blues came almost exactl…

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FA Cup talking points: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Swansea trying to find an on-field distraction, a striker searching for goals and a potential shock at NewportManchester United have lost five times to Chelsea in the FA Cup and the last of United’s eight Cup victories over the Blues came almost exactl…

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FA Cup roundup: Doncaster reach fifth round for first time in 63 years

• Ben Whiteman’s double gives Rovers 2-1 win over Oldham• Swansea ease through with 4-1 victory against GillinghamGrant McCann said his Doncaster side’s 2-1 victory over Oldham “changes our lives a bit” after they reached the fifth round of the FA Cup …