Michael Laudrup

Swansea sack boss Michael Laudrup

Michael Laudrup won the league cup with Swansea. Photo: AFP

Swansea City have sacked their Danish manager Michael Laudrup with the Welsh club having dropped into a Premier League relegation battle after a dramatic slump in form that has left them two points above the drop zone.

Wednesday, 5 February, 2014, 9:35am

Michael Laudrup 'to stay on' as manager at Swansea

Manager of Swansea City Michael Laudrup. Photo: Xinhua

Laudrup has enjoyed an excellent debut season at the Swansea helm and on Sunday led the south Wales club to the first major title in their history after a 5-0 thrashing of fourth-tier Bradford City in the League Cup final.

28 Feb 2013 - 5:03am

Swansea's Cup success the result of a long-term plan, Michael Laudrup says

Swansea City players celebrate by piling on top of each other after defeating Bradford City 5-0 in the English League Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup said his side's emphatic League Cup final win over Bradford City was a fitting reward for the long-term strategy the club have pursued.

The South Wales side swept to a 5-0 victory over their fourth-tier opponents at Wembley Stadium on Sunday to mark their centenary year with a first major trophy.

26 Feb 2013 - 4:58am

Laudrup backs Michu to make Spain squad


Swansea manager Michael Laudrup believes forward Michu is well worth an international call-up even though Spain manager Vicente del Bosque may have had a wasted journey to Merseyside to watch the Welsh club's 0-0 draw at Everton.

14 Jan 2013 - 7:56am

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Andreas Laudrup on loan to Saint-Etienne

12 Jan 2013 - 3:19am

Wenger admits frustration over penalty call in draw with Swansea

Arsene Wenger claimed Arsenal should have had a penalty before the frantic finale that saw his side held to a 2-2 draw at Swansea City in the FA Cup third round.

With the game goalless, after 51 minutes, Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey appeared to be caught by Dwight Tiendalli as he broke into the Swansea penalty area.

8 Jan 2013 - 3:04am

Danny Graham rescues draw for Swansea in FA Cup thriller against Arsenal

Swansea City's Danny Graham celebrates with teammate Ki Sung-yueng after scoring the equaliser against Arsenal. Photo: Reuters

Swansea City and Arsenal will settle their FA Cup third-round tie at the Emirates Stadium after Danny Graham struck late on to earn Swansea a 2-2 draw at the Liberty Stadium yesterday.

7 Jan 2013 - 3:11am

Arsene Wenger vows better days for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has promised fans he will bring happier times back to the club after Swansea City beat them 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium.

The defeat followed a protest outside the ground by hundreds of supporters angry with the board for constantly selling star players to Champions League rivals.

3 Dec 2012 - 3:01am