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  1. Swansea off target in loss to Birmingham

    Max Hicks

    Having one fewer competition to concentrate on this season is the obvious benefit to Swansea's surprising 3-1 defeat to Championship side Birmingham in the Capital One Cup. Crucially, this was not a pre-meditated bow from the lesser of the squad's fo...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  2. Swans could spoil Moyes' United debut

    Max Hicks

    Swansea City are a side that loves a sense of occasion. Since winning the Championship playoff final, the Swans have hoisted the Capital One Cup, established themselves as a legitimate Premier League side and chalked up more than a few good results a...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  3. Swans team spirit brings home a centennial trophy

    Max Hicks

    Swansea City made history on Sunday by winning the club's first major silverware with a 5-0 victory over Bradford City at Wembley. No one was sure what to expect of the League Cup final. Romantics perhaps hoped for League Two giant-killers Bradford t...

    Blog | February 24, 2013
  4. Swansea City book Wembley date with Bradford

    Max Hicks

    A supremely composed second-half performance against a lacklustre Chelsea Wednesday was enough to see Swansea City through to their first major Cup final at Wembley, with the scoreless draw giving them a 2-0 win on aggregate. The Swansea defence o...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  5. Swans 90 minutes from Wembley

    Max Hicks

    Swansea City are just 90 minutes away from the Capital One Cup final at Wembley. Winning the League Cup would be a perfect way for Swansea to crown Michael Laudrup's inaugural season as Swans boss. But first Laudrup's side must see out the second leg...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  6. Swans' heavy slate starts Wednesday at Chelsea

    Max Hicks

    The four-games-in-10-days festive period faced by most British clubs is generally regarded as a heavy schedule, but for the Swans, the real work has only just begun. Thanks to the team's deep Capital One Cup run and the FA Cup replay earned against A...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  7. Four thoughts after the League Cup quarter-final

    Max Hicks

    An unimpressive performance from the Swans was nevertheless enough to see off Championship side Middlesbrough with a 1-0 victory in Wednesday's League Cup quarter-final. - Swans edge past Boro into semis The win takes Swansea further into unfam...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  8. Numbers say Swans must score

    Max Hicks

    After an unexpected triumph over Liverpool in the Capital One Cup, the Swans will try their best to maintain momentum when league leading Chelsea come to town. Boss Michael Laudrup has already alleviated the pressure, shifting the focus to next week'...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  9. Laudrup set to resurrect the bench for Halloween?

    Max Hicks

    When the Premier League season fixtures were announced in the summer, one of the first matches Swans' fans looked for was the first meeting with Liverpool, the reunion with Brendan Rodgers and Joe Allen. It was to be on Sunday 25th November at The Li...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  10. Swans eye cup run

    Max Hicks

    The close-call at Crawley was exactly the kind of result the Swans needed. The expected win will preserve the Swans dignity and allow Michael Laudrup's aspirations of a deep cup run to continue, whilst the nature of the match, which at one point saw ...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  11. Swans look to steady ship

    Max Hicks

    The Swans face Crawley in a Capital One Cup tie on Tuesday that has the potential to set the tone for the remainder of Swansea's season. The obvious danger is that either complacency or anxiety from the Swans could see an upset, with Crawley's giant-...

    Blog | September 25, 2012