Alan Cork

Corky’s Chatter 8th April

I’VE BEEN clocking up the miles again this week with just one aim – to find the players who can put us in the promotion frame next season. With no midweek match, it has been ideal for both Alan Curtis and myself to hit the road in search for those players who could make a …

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Alan Cork

Corky’s Chatter 1st April

IT WAS a pretty sickening sight watching that Barnsley fan trying to attack the referee in the Liverpool match last weekend. We do not need that violent side giving our great game a bad name but I can honestly see it happening more and more next season. Why? Simply because FIFA are outlawing the tackle …

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Wrexham beat Swans on Penalties

Tuesday 24th March, 1998 – Wrexham 2 v 2 Swansea City (AET) – Wrexham win 5-4 on penalties – Quarter-Final FAW Trophy ROGER Freestone went from hero to villain in a split second last night as Swansea lost their grip on the richest prize in Welsh sport. The normally reliable goalkeeper defied Wrexham almost single-handed …

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It’s another flop for sorry Swans

SAD Swansea City stumbled to another calamity against part-time League of Wales opposition in last night’s FAW Invitation Cup. Defeat by Barry at home and a draw with Conwy was followed by an only-goal flop to Bangor City who looked winners for most of the match at Farrar Road. Swansea paraded a largely youthful side, …

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Jan Molby

Jan Molby Sacked

Swansea have sacked player-manager Jan Molby just two months into the football season. This morning Molby’s Vetch Field office was empty as the former Denmark and Liverpool midfielder confirmed in an exclusive interview with the Evening Post that he had been dismissed by the club’s new owners. A statement by Neil McClure, the Swansea vice-chairman …

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The Midlands & Avon Gloucester Swansea Newsletter – Autumn 1997

Well much has happened and much has been said since the last newsletter from HQ Gloucester, Molby’s gone and on the surface it seems this was inevitable from the noises coming out of the Vetch Field in recent times, so its long live Micky Adams, well until he gets the push which is also inevitable. …

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An American’s view of the Swans

As you have probably noticed on these pages, I recently had the honour of training with the Swans for two weeks. I think the fact that I was able to come to Swansea and participate in a trial with the team really shows the power of the Internet. Thanks to Gary’s information on these pages, …

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