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  1. Cech eyeing Blues record

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    Petr Cech believes success for Chelsea in Sunday's Barclays Premier League crunch clash with Liverpool is dependent on having a miserly defence as the goalkeeper eyes another landmark.Following clean sheets against Arsenal and Swansea, the Czech goal...

    Preview | Conversation | December 28, 2013
  2. Lambert: We're a million miles off

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    Paul Lambert admitted Aston Villa are "a million miles away" from where he wants the club to be.Lambert's side head into Saturday's clash with Swansea looking to halt a run of four successive defeats that has seen them slide to within three points of...

    Preview | Conversation | December 27, 2013
  3. Lambert upbeat despite poor form

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    Paul Lambert heads into Boxing Day buoyed by Aston Villa's performance at Stoke even though it ended in a third straight defeat.Villa have back-to-back games at Villa Park this week, with Crystal Palace the visitors on Thursday followed by Swansea tw...

    Preview | Conversation | December 24, 2013
  4. Terry has high hopes for 2014

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    Captain John Terry believes Chelsea are capable of moving clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League in 2014.Chelsea have won one Premier League title since Jose Mourinho's departure in September 2007 - when Carlo Ancelotti led the Blues to a le...

    Preview | Conversation | December 24, 2013
  5. Laudrup reveals Lukaku loan bid

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    Swansea manager Michael Laudrup claims he missed out on the chance to sign Everton forward Romelu Lukaku because Chelsea insisted they wanted to keep the Belgian powerhouse.Lukaku has been a sensation since moving to Goodison Park on a season-long lo...

    Preview | Conversation | December 21, 2013
  6. Hughton wary of Swans backlash

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    Chris Hughton has warned his Norwich side to beware of a backlash from a travel-weary Swansea this weekend.Swansea endured a nightmare trip to Switzerland in the Europa League when their flight was delayed for 12 hours because of fog and then a small...

    Preview | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  7. Nightmare trip for Laudrup's Swans

    Swansea's preparations for their final Europa League Group A game against St Gallen were heavily disrupted as a combination of poor weather and technical problems resulted in a nightmare 12-hour journey to Switzerland.The Welsh club had been due to f...

    Preview | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  8. Britton recalls pivotal clash

    Leon Britton believes Swansea and Hull will always be united by a special bond as they prepare to meet for the first time in the Barclays Premier League on Monday.A fixture against the Tigers back in May 2003 played a huge part in shaping the last de...

    Preview | Conversation | December 08, 2013
  9. Laudrup backs Vazquez to shine

    Swansea boss Michael Laudrup has backed Alvaro Vazquez to fill the void left by injuries to Wilfried Bony and Michu as his side prepare to face Newcastle.The 22-year-old, on loan from Getafe, has yet to break his duck for the Swans in 11 appearances ...

    Preview | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  10. Pellegrini tips Aguero for the top

    Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini believes star striker Sergio Aguero is well on his way to becoming the world's best player.Pellegrini has already said he believes the in-form Aguero is behind only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo among the g...

    Preview | Conversation | November 30, 2013
  11. Djukic hoping Valencia can kick on

    Valencia return to Primera Division action this weekend following Thursday night's Europa League win over Swansea and coach Miroslav Djukic is hoping they can transfer their good continental form to the domestic stage.Los Che are currently in mid-tab...

    Preview | Conversation | November 30, 2013
  12. Laudrup ready for tougher test

    Michael Laudrup expects Valencia to be a completely different proposition from their September meeting when the sides clash in the Europa League at the Liberty Stadium.Swansea stunned the Spanish club and claimed one of the most famous wins in their ...

    Preview | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  13. Jol - I initiated Meulensteen call

    Martin Jol insists he was the mastermind behind Rene Meulensteen's appointment as Fulham's new head coach.Meulensteen's arrival after the 4-0 Barclays Premier League defeat at Liverpool two weeks ago was thought to have increased the pressure on Jol ...

    Preview | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  14. Davies hoping to end "mini-slump"

    Ben Davies hopes Swansea can put an end to their difficult recent run with victory over Stoke on Sunday.Thursday's 1-1 draw with Kuban Krasnodar in the Europa League, which saw the Russian club grab a stoppage-time equaliser against the Swans for a s...

    Preview | Conversation | November 09, 2013
  15. Pratley still missing

    Darren Pratley will once again be missing when Bolton try to end their home woes against Millwall in the Sky Bet Championship.The former Swansea midfielder is absent with back spasms as the Trotters bid to win their first home game of the season, at ...

    Preview | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  16. Vorm hopes for no racism in Russia

    Michel Vorm hopes Swansea's Europa League clash with Kuban Krasnodar will see no repeat of the racist abuse Yaya Toure suffered in Russia just two weeks ago.Toure complained that he was subjected to monkey chants during Manchester City's Champions Le...

    Preview | Conversation | November 06, 2013