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  1. Premier League performance of the week - Swansea City's win v Manchester City

    by , 14th March 2012 at 05:34 PM (11v11 blog)
    This week's performance of the week is Swansea City's win against Manchester City.

    • Displaying the style and flair that has won many admirers in their first season at the top since 1983, Swansea City could have changed the course of the Premier League title race with their well deserved victory.
    • Luke Moore scored with a powerful close-range header for the Welsh side in the 83rd minute
    • Unbeaten in the league at home, Manchester City lost their fourth away match this season after failing to penetrate the well-drilled Swans defence.
    • It all came after an early setback when Joe Hart saved a penalty from Scott Sinclair in the seventh minute.
    • Swansea City had won only one of their previous five home games in the
  2. Premier League Performance of the Week: Swansea City

    by , 17th January 2012 at 11:58 PM (11v11 blog)
    Swansea City are awarded our performance of the week for their 3-2 win against Arsenal

    • Nine years ago to the day, Arsenal sat top of the Premier League as they chased a third Premier League title under Arsene Wenger. By stark contrast, Swansea City were six points adrift at the foot of the Football League, staring into a non-league abyss.
    • The perceived wisdom has been that the only way for a Premier League newcomer to beat Arsenal would be through strong-arm tactics. Far from getting into their collective face, Brendon Rodgers’ Swans played and beat the Gunners at their own game to become the new pass masters.
    • In a game that was identified by one newspaper as ‘Strictly come passing’, figures showed that Swansea made 526 passes during the thrilling 90 minutes compared