The Psychology of being a fan

We ( Swansea City FC) been resplendent in our PL occupation of the past couple of years, and at the end of each subsequent period of time we’ve seen our progress year on year demonstrably evidenced by our final position and the results that mirrored it. Still, whilst I’d accept that we’ve made (and continue …

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Swansea City – a Tactical Appreciation

Given that we’ve just come off a painful 1-0 reverse to our arch enemies, Cardiff City, in the first ever all-Welsh Premier League derby, this might be a strange time to be considering the highlight question that’s the title of this piece – namely : Swansea City, a Tactical appreciation. After all, over the past …

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Fantasy Football – A preview of the 2013-2014 season

Well, now, here we go again. I’ve been blogging about the Swans for some years now. I started doing occasional pieces back in 2007 when we were in League 1 and so I’ve seen the recent upturn in our fortunes. However, prior to the shrieks of Jonny-come-lately that you may want to throw in here, …

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Arsenal Match Preview

You’re allowed to read this twice if you want – this Saturday, we stage our latest Premier League fixture against Arsenal FC. Yes, that’s right – the Gooners ; serial winners (though not of late) but a Club that has legitimate claims to not only occupy that fiction of the EPL (the “big” 4 ), …

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City to Liverpool to Chelsea – are we in Dreamland or is just the company we keep nowadays

After our narrow defeat to last year’s Champions, Manchester City at the Etihad last Saturday, and our fizzing meeting against the iconic Liverpool FC at Anfield on Wednesday night, at which we came out victorious, and with a degree of style at 3-1, in a tie made bitter/sweet against our previous Manager BR, this Saturday …

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