All posts tagged with: Mike Van Der Hoorn

Swansea v Newcastle: repeating the trick

Both teams got their first goals and victories of the season before the international break: Newcastle beat West Ham 3-0 to relieve some pressure while Swansea won 2-0 at Crystal Palace. Head coach Paul Clement will be pleased with the confidence his side showed at Selhurst Park, especially in the final third, Jordan Ayew’s mobility… Read more →

Bony and Allen haunt old employers

Joe Allen and Wilfried Bony had once been important players at Swansea City and the club had previously targeted a return for both. It was somewhat gut-wrenching therefore, for fans to see the two players combine against them twice for Stoke City in a 3-1 defeat on Halloween. Bony’s Allen-assisted brace sandwiched Wayne Routledge’s swift equalizer and… Read more →

The Swansea View: board to blame?

As a club, Swansea City have long prided themselves on the transparent connection between the fans and its owners. Now however, it seems those relationships have broken down. Has the club lost its identity? And with tensions mounting, can they avoid a first relegation in 15 years? To answer these questions, The Football Lab spoke… Read more →