Swansea City boss Russell Martin has opened up on one of the first selection issues he had to deal with in south Wales Russell Martin says Ben Hamer has given the whole Swansea City team confidence since he has been introduced into the starting XI. Hamer has had to bide his time since his arrival in south Wales, having been signed initially as back-up to first-choice stopper Freddie Woodman last January.
Peterborough United manager’s lavish praise for midfielder: ‘One of the best signings I’ve ever made for the club’
Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson believes midfielder Oliver Norburn will turn out to be one of the best signings he’s ever made for Posh. That’s quite the bold statement from a manager who signed Dwight Gayle, Jack Taylor, Britt Assombalonga, Marcus Maddison and Russell Martin among many others for the club in the past.
The players who could leave Swansea City in January and the exit that appears inevitable as incoming sought
January is just around the corner and a few members of Russell Martin's squad could be heading for the exit door After a rushed arrival, Russell Martin appears to be getting his feet under the table at Swansea City. Appointed just days before the first game of the season and a matter of weeks before the transfer window closed, it was hardly ideal circumstances for a new head coach to be thrown into.
Journalist Stuart Hodge believes Russell Martin is in line to become Norwich City's manager in the not-too-distant future. Martin is currently in charge of Championship side Swansea City, having been appointed as Steve Cooper's successor in August. What's the latest news involving Martin? Martin has an affinity with Carrow Road, having been on Norwich's books as a player for close to a decade.
Cardiff City headlines as ex-Chelsea man emerges as Bluebirds contender and Chopra makes case for former team-mate
The latest headlines from the Cardiff City Stadium Here's your round-up of all the latest Cardiff City headlines for Sunday, October 24. Morris linked with Bluebirds Jody Morris has emerged as a potential contender for the vacant Cardiff City post. The former Chelsea coach, who worked as assistant to Frank Lampard in both west London and at Derby County, was close to joining Swansea City in the summer and even held talks with the club, before they opted for MK Dons boss Russell Martin.
Swansea City lost their three game unbeaten streak as they were beaten 2-1 by Birmingham City on Saturday. It was the final game of a busy week as Swansea have battled through two tough fixtures against Cardiff and West Brom. It led to manager Russell Martin admitting his side ‘struggled to match Birmingham City’s energy levels’.
Birmingham City got back to winning ways with a victory over Swansea City at St. Andrew's Swansea City boss Russell Martin claimed his side couldn't match Birmingham City's energy levels in their 2-1 defeat at St. Andrew's, after a 'tough week'. Birmingham won the game thanks to goals from Troy Deeney and Riley McGree in the second half, which came either side of Michael Obafemi's 77th minute equaliser.
Russell Martin believes his Swansea ide were simply too tired as they came up short in their fixture against Birmingham. Swansea’s trip to St Andrew’s ended in defeat as a late strike from Riley McGree saw the game finish 2-1 for the hosts. On the back of two wins, Swansea will have been hopeful they could have extended their run of form against a side without a win in seven.
Report and highlights from the Sky Bet Championship clash between Birmingham and Swansea at St Andrew's as Troy Deeney and Riley McGree scored to finally end the Blues' goal drought and seal victory over the Swans Troy Deeney scored Birmingham's first goal in nearly 10 hours of football to inspire his side to a 2-1 Championship victory over Swansea.
Swansea City beauty triumphs over Cardiff City and West Brom as Russell Martin brings fun factor back
Swansea City's results - and performances - against the Bluebirds and Baggies have brought the fun factor back to south west Wales, says our fan columnist Swansea City have built up an impressive run of form. They’ve lost just one league game since August, lead the league in clean sheets and just recorded back-to-back wins for the first time under Russell Martin.
Swansea City headlines as Russell Martin reveals under-23s plan and Man Utd fans taken aback by Ethan Laird interview
A full round-up of the latest Swans news Your Swansea City headlines for Friday, October 22. Joseph's key international break talks Kyle Joseph says his period of reflection during the international break has helped him re-focus following his transfer deadline day move from Swansea City to Cheltenham Town.
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CHAMPIONSHIP improvers SWANSEA crowned a brilliant few days by beating second top West Brom on Wednesday and last season's beaten play-off finalists can make it three wins in eight days by beating Birmingham. The Swans travel to St Andrews after coming from behind to beat the high-flying Baggies 2-1 and that result came hot on the heels of last Saturday's 3-0 win over Welsh rivals Cardiff City.
Swansea City boss Russell Martin has confirmed that Ryan Manning and Michael Obafemi will be involved against Birmingham City tomorrow, although there are still doubts over Flynn Downes. 🗣️ The gaffer on team news.. "Ryan Manning is back in the squad, Obafemi is in the squad.
Swansea City handed Michael Obafemi boost as Russell Martin explains Liverpool loanee Rhys Williams' situation
The Swans are bidding to heap further misery on Birmingham City when the sides meet this weekend Michael Obafemi will return to Swansea City's matchday squad for their clash with Birmingham City this weekend. The striker has not been involved since the dramatic 3-3 draw with Luton Town at Kenilworth Road due to ongoing muscle problems.
Sky Sports EFL pundit David Prutton has suggested that Birmingham City’s winless and goal scoring runs are going to continue on Saturday when they take on Swansea City. Lee Bowyer’s side head into the game having not claimed all three points in a Championship fixture in seven matches since their 2-0 win against Derby County at the start of September.
‘Definitely turned a corner’ – Are Swansea City outside play-off contenders after back-to-back wins? The verdict
This article is part of Football League World’s ‘The Verdict’ series, which provides personal opinions from the FLW writers regarding the latest breaking news, teams, players, managers, potential signings and more… Swansea City have produced two of their best performances of the season in back to back wins over Cardiff City and West Bromwich Albion.
Jamie Paterson’s fine form continued for Swansea City last night as he scored the winner against West Brom. The attacking midfielder was key to the derby day hammering of Cardiff City on Sunday and he was influential against the Baggies, as he registered another assist for Joel Piroe before striking late on in the 2-1 success.
Swansea stormed to a come from behind win over West Brom in midweek to upset the Baggies and hinder their current bid for promotion. The Swans under Russell Martin will also fancy their chances of being up towards the play-off places towards the back end of the season and it seems as though things might finally be clicking for the Welsh side, as they have started to turn draws into wins at the club.
Russell Martin's Birmingham City team news update as Swansea City boss discusses what would make 'a good week brilliant'
Swansea City head to the Midlands this weekend boosted by two impressive performances this week Russell Martin faced the press once again this morning. The Swansea City head coach will no doubt be buoyed by two impressive performances in the last six days. A rousing derby win over Cardiff City was followed up by a very good display against West Brom in midweek.
‘Offers absolutely nothing’ – West Brom man comes in for criticism from fans following Swansea defeat
West Bromwich Albion ground out a win at the weekend against local rivals Birmingham City, but they could not replicate that success on the road against Swansea City last night. There would have been much positivity after the first minute of play at the Liberty Stadium as Karlan Grant continued his good record in-front of goal, firing home from close range to give Albion the lead very early on.