Category Archives: Sports

Football, Plumbing, and Blogging

Swansea, and 17 other Premier League teams finished up their seasons yesterday. The ten-match simulcast on American networks took place in the morning. And being a Sunday churchgoer, I missed the live action. After I got home from a wedding consultation … Continue reading

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Can Swans Swim the English Channel?

I took a day off to clean up around the house and pack. Took a break to watch Swansea City poach three points off Arsenal. It wasn’t the most exciting ninety minutes of sport, but it was an effective display … Continue reading

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Swans Swim in Sea of Green

On the Premier League site, a Twitter analysis of how twenty football teams are followed around the world. Not being active on Twitter, I did not register anything for Swansea City in the upper Midwest. I noted that slim piece … Continue reading

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Swans Soar Late

I caught a full Swansea Saturday match in real time for the few times–often I’ll have church duties on a Saturday. I thought losing to Aston Villa was a real prospect, given the way that team has played under new … Continue reading

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Minnesota Heading to MLS?

Minnesota United has had me on their e-mail list since I visited there last summer to see Swansea City in person. They are excited about getting MLS team #24. Or 25. Or something. As you may be aware, MLS executives have … Continue reading

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On Sports

Home catching the second half of Swansea/Liverpool in the drenching rain of South Wales. The home team seems to be playing quite well. No Steven Gerrard for the visitors as of yet–on the bench, but wasn’t he supposed to be … Continue reading

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Spurs Block Swans Ascent

After today’s 3-2 setback to Tottenham, I don’t see Swansea flying into the top third of the Premier League this season. After scratching out a win versus Burnley on Saturday, I wasn’t sure what to make of their performance today. … Continue reading

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