UK time is: 13:04:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Swansea City Appoint Laudrup As Manager

Danish legend Michael Laudrup will celebrate his 48th birthday today with a new job having taken over Brendan Rodgers as Swansea City's new manager.

He will sign a two-year contract with his new club, with the move officially confirmed at 12pm today.

As Vital Swansea reported early this week, the Danish legend had talks with the club but many factors had to be discussed before both parties could progress and discuss terms.

Chairman Huw Jenkins is expected to announce his appointment at a press conference some time today.

He's obviously happy with the ambition and the money he'll have to work with next season as the Swans look to build on an excellent opening year in the Premier League, finishing 11th under now Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers.

After rumours suggested he was set to join the club, further rumours, mainly on twitter then said that talks had fallen through and the move wouldn't happen, but the club will end their search for a new boss today.

More to follow...




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday June 15 2012

Time: 11:00AM

Your Comments

have to say I think this is a very astute appointment from your board. he will embrace all that has already been built within the club and hopefully take you forward
oxfordspur
excellent, huw jenkins never fails to impress me with his manager appointments, hope this one are like those previous, apart from sousa maybe! but he did sort out our defence
eye_nose_hat
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Archived Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Newcastle 1 - 2 Swansea
Swansea 0 - 1 Chelsea
Hull City 1 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 3 - 0 Norwich
Arsenal 2 - 2 Swansea
Everton 3 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Stoke 35 11 11 13 -10 44
11. Crystal Palace 35 13 4 18 -13 43
12. West Ham 35 10 7 18 -10 37
13. Swansea 35 9 9 17 -4 36
14. Hull City 34 10 6 18 -9 36
15. Aston Villa 34 9 8 17 -14 35
16. WBA 34 6 15 13 -13 33

Breaking League News

Could Six Points Be Enough?
Cardiff : 23/04/2014 12:31:00
Summer Madness
West Ham : 23/04/2014 12:30:00
Cresswell Interest!
Fulham : 23/04/2014 12:28:00
That Chelsea Spirit
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 12:17:00
Cech Out for Remainder of Season!
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 12:16:00
Stat Attack - Atletico (a)
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 12:14:00
Terry Out for Rest of Season?
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 12:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you want Garry Monk as the next permanent manager?
Suggested By:  
Yes 38%
No 62%