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Swansea travel to White Hart Lane to take on Spurs

Swansea City play their second game of the Premier League today Credit: David Davies/PA Images

Swansea City travel to White Hart Lane this afternoon to take on Tottenham Hotspur.

Both clubs were involved in the Europa League last week with both still going strong in the competition.

Swansea scored an impressive five goals against Romanian side Petrolul Ploiesti, with goals from Pozeulo, Routledge and Michu.

Tottenham Hotspur are currently unbeaten in nine of their Premier League appearances.

Speculation surrounding Gareth Bale's departure to Real Madrid continues to heat up as officials say he's out of the side with an injury for today's match.

Kick-off is at 4:00pm BST


Barclays Premier League comes to Cardiff

Cardiff City were promoted to the English Premier League last season Credit: Daniel Hambury/PA Images

Cardiff City Stadium welcomes Premier League football for the first time in its history today when Manchester City travel to Wales to take on the Bluebirds.

The last time they met was in the FA Cup in 1994 when Cardiff beat the side 1-0.

If Craig Bellamy is chosen in the side, he'll face his former club where he spent two seasons between 2009-2011.

27,000 fans are expected to descend on the capital today and the British Transport Police have stepped up their presence on public transport ahead of the busy football season.

The match kicks off today at 4pm.

Cardiff could cash in on success

Cardiff City’s promotion to the Premiership is fantastic news. It is the result of much hard work and dedication by the team, and is well deserved.

Swansea City’s first season in the Premiership brought an estimated £58m into Wales, creating around 420 new jobs, and it is essential that Cardiff starts making the most of this opportunity right from the off.

– Graham Morgan, director of the South Wales Chamber of Commerce

More praise for Cardiff City

Fans are celebrating the return to football's top flight. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Cardiff Council Leader Cllr Heather Joyce is praising the Bluebirds :

"This is a fantastic achievement by the club and I am so delighted that Cardiff City has realised its ambition and made it into the Premier League."

"I would like to pay tribute to everyone at the club - the team, the manager, the staff and the fans - for all contributing to this wonderful achievement, this truly is a historic and exciting day."


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