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Championship roundup: West Brom come from behind to beat Swansea

• Dawson’s and Hegazi’s set-piece goals send West Brom fourth• Bristol City end four-match losing run with 3-2 win at IpswichWest Brom continued their upturn with a 2-1 win at Swansea that took them to fourth place in the Championship. Central defender…

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Swansea exposed after Emiliano Buendía sparks Norwich romp

Norwich extended their Championship winning streak to six matches as Daniel Farke’s free-scoring side strolled to victory over Swansea to root their spot at the league summit.A Mike van der Hoorn own goal was followed by strikes from Emiliano Buendía, …

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Big shocks, big scores and big shirt numbers in the Checkatrade Trophy

Pitting top academy sides against Football League clubs was controversial but it gives young players invaluable experienceBy Gavin Willacy for Playing in the ShadowsFew will remember it by its original title, the Associate Members Cup. Many will be fam…

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How can Renato Sanches be so bad at one club and so good at another? | Stuart James

The midfielder is rebuilding his career at Bayern and is clearly a huge talent, which makes his failed spell at Swansea so bafflingSeptember 2017, the London Stadium. Renato Sanches is brought down by Cheikhou Kouyaté deep inside the West Ham half and …

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Tammy Abraham’s goal gives Aston Villa’s Dean Smith the perfect start

It was not without a jittery finish but for Dean Smith, a boyhood Aston Villa fan, this was an occasion worth waiting for. In the end, a first-half header by Tammy Abraham, relegated with visitors Swansea City last season, proved the difference as Vill…

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Football League roundup: Ipswich earn first win of the season at Swansea

Trevoh Chalobah scores winner for IpswichForest Green only unbeaten team in Football LeagueAt the 12th attempt, Ipswich secured their first win of the campaign, defeating Swansea 3-2 away. It looked like it would be another desperate afternoon for Ipsw…

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Swansea’s Oli McBurnie: ‘I wear toddlers’ shin pads, the smallest I can find’

The striker discusses cutting his socks for the perfect fit, why being a throwback works to his advantage and how playing for Scotland was inevitable despite being born in LeedsOli McBurnie has only heard the words “your style of play” at the beginning…

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Middlesbrough lack cutting edge as Swansea hold off first-half flurry

Efficiency is always commendable but, in a football context at least, it pays the greatest dividends when combined with cold-blooded ruthlessness.If there can be no doubt that Middlesbrough have the first part of that equation sorted – Tony Pulis’s won…

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Pablo Hernández puts Leeds on top of table after draw with Swansea

This was not quite the suffocating or swaggering Leeds performance supporters have already to come to expect under Marcelo Bielsa but the revolution lives on after Pablo Hernández rescued a draw at his former parish.Leeds twice allowed Oli McBurnie, th…

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Swansea City v Leeds United and more: Football League clockwatch – live!

Live scoreboard! Follow all of the day’s goals and gamesWhat is iFollow and how will it impact watching Football League?And feel free to email your thoughts to Scott 6.55pm BST Derby County: Carson, Forsyth, Bryson, Tomori, Keogh, Mount, Lawrence, Evan…

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Swansea’s on-form Erwin Mulder keeps out Birmingham for a draw

Swansea’s goalkeeper Erwin Mulder proved he was worth the wait as he played a significant part in his side holding on for a point at Birmingham.Mulder – in for the injured Kristoffer Nordfeldt – had to wait 408 days for his Swans debut, which he made l…

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Yan Dhanda goal sinks Sheffield United as Swansea come from behind to win

For manager and scorer alike, it ranked as a dream debut. Graham Potter marked his bow as Swansea manager with a remarkable victory secured by another newcomer. Yan Dhanda, a 19-year-old signed from Liverpool, had barely been on the pitch for 30 second…

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Sheffield United v Swansea City: Championship – live!

Championship updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offGraham Potter: I did not move the family from Sweden just for a jobAny comments or thoughts? Feel free to email Scott Murray 4.49pm BST Chris Wilder scribbles down three new names on the Sheffield United…

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Fulham sign Alfie Mawson from Swansea on four-year contract

• Fee for centre-half understood to be in the region of £15m• Move follows signing of striker Aleksandar Mitrovic on MondayFulham have made another big-money move by signing Alfie Mawson from Swansea. The centre-half has moved to Craven Cottage on a fo…

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Graham Potter: I did not move the family back from Sweden just for a job | Stuart James

Swansea’s latest manager forged his career in the Arctic circle but has uprooted for a major challenge in the ChampionshipGraham Potter probably knew it was a matter of time before Swan Lake got a mention and he was asked if the ballet production that …

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Championship: fans from all 24 clubs preview the 2018-19 season

Aston Villa, Derby and Stoke fans are feeling a lot more positive than their friends at Reading, Leeds, Middlesbrough and WiganAfter a turbulent off-season where administration looked like a real possibility, there is an air of positivity around the cl…

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Crystal Palace close to signing Cheikhou Kouyaté and Jordan Ayew

• West Ham midfielder Kouyaté set for medical ahead of transfer• Jaïro Riedewald set to move to Swansea as part of Ayew dealCheikhou Kouyaté and Jordan Ayew both look set to complete moves to Crystal Palace as Roy Hodgson steps up his recruitment drive…

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Championship 2018-19 season preview

Big-spending Nottingham Forest will hope they can do a Wolves but the English second tier remains unpredictableThe Championship has a reputation as an exciting, unpredictable division and this season the outcome seems even more uncertain than usual. Wi…

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Fulham set to sign Swansea City’s Alfie Mawson in deal worth up to £20m

• Defender due to undergo medical for London club on Tuesday• Mawson understood to prefer move to Fulham over BurnleySwansea City’s Alfie Mawson is set to undergo a medical at Fulham on Tuesday in a transfer that could cost the new Premier League side …

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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…