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3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba trains ahead of Schalke Champions League clash

Didier Drogba trained with Chelsea on the eve of a possible Champions League return to prove his fitness following an ankle problem. The 36-year-old, who rejoined the Blues this summer, missed Saturday's win over Swansea because of the problem.

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Related Topix: Sports, Didier Drogba, Soccer Players, Ramires, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Garry Monk, Swansea City

8 hrs ago | Ananova

Emnes eyes Saints encounter

Marvin Emnes would love to be part of Swansea's squad to take on Southampton on Saturday after bouncing back from injury. The former Middlesbrough man turned his previous loan spells at the Swans into a permanent move in the summer but suffered a knee injury before competitive action could get underway.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, Swansea City, More Sports

11 hrs ago | Sky Sports

Amat injury blow for Swansea

Swansea will be without Jordi Amat for six weeks after the defender suffered knee ligament damage at Stamford Bridge last Saturday. The 22-year-old had to be replaced at half-time during the 4-2 defeat to Chelsea after pulling up with the problem.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ashley Williams, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Federico Fernandez

14 hrs ago | Ananova

Clarke: Nabis can make grade

Former West Brom manager Steve Clarke believes Nabi brothers Adil and Samir can be the football role models Asian fans across the world are craving. The brothers, along with Swansea defender Neil Taylor, are the only full-time professionals from Britain's Asian community playing in England's top flight.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Neil Taylor, World Soccer, More Sports

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Sky Sports

Costa knows run will end

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has paid tribute to his team-mates for his flying start to life in the Premier League, but concedes his goals will dry up at some point. The summer signing from Atletico Madrid took his tally to seven in four games with a hat-trick in the 4-2 win over Swansea on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Diego Costa, Garry Monk, World Soccer, Swansea City, More Sports

Newsday

Swansea are stronger, says Williams

"We've got a lot more quality, we've got better personality and that's not taking away from the guys that were here last year. "That didn't happen at all.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Michel Vorm, Gylfi Sigurdsson, World Soccer, More Sports

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Diego Costa: Should he have seen red? Graham Poll gives his verdict ...

Diego Costa was involved in an incident with Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson that left some supporters claiming the Chelsea forward should have been sent off. Here, Sportsmail's Graham Poll gives his verdict... Diego Costa is a superb centre-forward who plays like an old-fashioned English target man.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Gylfi Sigurdsson, World Soccer, More Sports

IcNetwork

Club chairman Huw Jenkins at the London premiere of Jack To A King

The hard to believe yet true life, rags to riches docudrama Jack to a King - The Swansea City Story, tells the incredible tale of a seaside football club that refused to die. Helmed by acclaimed Welsh director Marc Evans, whose other credits include hit Welsh crime series Hinterland, the film had a triumphant premiere in London's Leicester Square on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Swansea City, Soccer Players, Alan Tate, Garry Monk

Yahoo!

Premier League - Manchester United v QPR preview: Does the revival start here?

Manchester United's Dutch manager Louis van Gaal poses for photographs along with the club's latest signings Radamel Falcao and Daley Blind Team news, match facts, manager quotes and fantasy pick for the Premier League game between Manchester United and QPR at Old Trafford: Louis van Gaal will be looking for his first win as Manchester United manager when QPR visit Old Trafford on Sunday. United have collected just two points from their opening three games, having lost to Swansea and drawn with Burnley and Sunderland .

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United, Soccer Players, Steven Caulker

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Argus

Sadler doesn't regret leaving Reds - even though he is back on loan

Mat Sadler insists he has no regrets at leaving Crawley despite making a swift return to the Checkatrade.com Stadium. Sadler turned down a new contract at the end of last season to sign for Rotherham United but has been unable to force his way into the team at the New York Stadium.

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Related Topix: Rotherham United, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Soccer Players, Joe Walsh, Gwion Edwards

BBC News

Newport County 3-2 Northampton Town

Chris Zebroski and Darren Jones gave Justin Edinburgh's side a 2-0 interval lead before Lee Minshull added a third in the second half. The visitors could have rescued a point in the final minute but on loan Swansea defender Daniel Alfei missed his kick.

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IcNetwork

Swansea City player ratings v Chelsea: How Monk's men performed, plus leave your own marks

Our man Chris Wathan saw the Swans' 4-2 loss in West London. Here's how he rated the players... Despite a good early showing, Chelsea eventually overpowered the Swans with their deadly frontman Diego Costa largely responsible for the result.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Angel Rangel, Ashley Williams, Neil Taylor, Wayne Routledge, Gylfi Sigurdsson, World Soccer, More Sports

Coast Reporter

Diego Costa scores hat trick as Chelsea beats Swansea 4-2 in Premier League

Diego Costa scored a hat trick as Chelsea opened an early gap atop the Premier League standings with a 4-2 win over Swansea, ending the visitors' perfect start to the season. Costa made sure Chelsea recovered from John Terry's early own goal as the Brazil-born Spain forward continued his stellar scoring form by making it seven goals in four league games since joining from Atletico Madrid in the off-season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Fernando Torres, John Terry, Soccer Players, Ramires, Wayne Routledge, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

Sporting Life

Diego Costa scored a hat-trick as Chelsea beat Swansea 4-2

Diego Costa hit a hat-trick as Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea came from behind to beat Swansea 4-2 and maintain their 100 per cent start to the season. Swansea took an early lead when John Terry turned Neil Taylor's cross into his own net but Costa pulled Jose Mourinho's team level on the stroke of half-time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Neil Taylor, World Soccer, John Terry, More Sports, Romelu Lukaku, Chelsea, Emmanuel Adebayor

Mirror.co.uk

Premier League LIVE: Chelsea host Swansea plus action from all the other 3pm kick-offs

The Premier League's two early pace settings meet at Stamford Bridge, while Spurs visit Sunderland and West Brom host Everton. All the action as it happens It's a battle of two winless teams at the Hawthorns, with the hosts making a couple of changes from last time out, ditching Jason Davidson and and Youssouf Mulumbu on favour of James Morrison and Sebastian Pocognoli.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Oscar, Ramires, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Garry Monk, Swansea City

IcNetwork

Jose Mourinho: I respect Swansea City for their journey to the...

Jose Mourinho may not know too much about how Swansea City climbed from the bottom of the Football League to the top of the Premier, but he knows he respects them. Even to a point where he was magnanimous enough to claim Garry Monk deserved to beat him to August's manager of the month award ahead of the pair of them putting their team's perfect records on the line at Stamford Bridge this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, Swansea City, More Sports, Soccer Players, Garry Monk, Gylfi Sigurdsson

Daily Star

Swansea star Nathan Dyer ignores the critics

"Since I've been here everyone's always written us off so we pay no attention to that," he said. Dyer's not the only Swan to be flying high this season with fellow midfielders Wayne Routledge and Jonjo Shelvey also earning rave reviews and boss Monk yesterday named manager of the month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wayne Routledge, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Argus

Reds ace cleared to resume training

Crawley captain Josh Simpson has been given the all clear to resume training after a scan showed he does not require surgery. Simpson has been sidelined since limping out of the 1-0 win at Barnsley on the opening day and will be absent again when Reds take on Fleetwood at home today.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Soccer Players, Gwion Edwards, Joe Walsh

Yahoo!

Premier League - Team news: Remy set to make Chelsea a

All the team news ahead of Saturday's Premier League matches, with Loic Remy set to make his Chelsea debut against Swansea. France's forward Loic Remy lays on the pitch during the international friendly football match Serbia vs France on September 7, 2014 at the Partizan stadium in Belgrade.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Daniel Sturridge, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Joe Allen, Swansea City, Aaron Ramsey

IcNetwork

Jack to a King: Swansea City movie gets London premiere

Jack to a King, the movie of Swansea City's rise from near extinction to the top of the Premier League, gets its London premiere tonight The stars were out in force for the premiere in London's Leicester Square of the movie Jack to a King which tells the rags to riches story of how Swansea City went from near extinction to the top of the Premier League. Swans' stalwarts including Leon Britton, Lee Trundle and Alan Tate, eccentric The Call Centre boss, ex-Welsh league striker Neville Wilshire and actors Trevor Eve and Richard Mylan are at the red carpet London premiere.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Swansea City, Soccer Players, Leon Britton, Alan Tate

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