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Swansea City's Jonjo Shelvey charged with violent conduct

The Football Association has charged Swansea City’s Jonjo Shelvey with violent conduct, following an incident in his side’s fixture with Liverpool.

Jonjo Shelvey Credit: Nick Potts/PA Archive

The incident, which was not seen by the match officials but caught on video, occurred during the fixture between the two sides at Anfield on Monday

Shelvey has until 6pm on Wednesday to respond.


Full time: Swansea City 1 - 0 Aston Villa

A first-half free kick from Glyfi Sigurdsson was enough to see Swansea City past Aston Villa in the Premier League on Boxing Day at the Liberty Stadium.

The Icelandic midfielder curled in from the left corner of the box after 13 minutes, before the hosts suffered an injury blow when Jefferson Montero limped off.

Wilfried Bony kept the visitors' defence busy on his return to Swansea's starting line-up. Credit: PA

Garry Monk's side seemed to be reasonably comfortable throughout most of the second half, but Villa applied late pressure.

Lukasz Fabianski was forced to make several late saves to hold on to the points, including a superb one-handed stop from Christian Benteke's header.

Half-time: Swansea City 1 - 0 Aston Villa

Swansea City lead 1-0 against Aston Villa at half-time in their Premier League clash.

Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson got the hosts' goal, curling a free kick into the top corner after 13 minutes.

Winger Jefferson Montero later hobbled off with an injury, to be replaced by Wayne Routledge.

Swansea celebrated an early goal in driving rain at the Liberty Stadium. Credit: PA


Swans lose to last minute Spurs goal

Swansea City stand dejected after conceding a late second goal Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Swansea City were beaten by a last minute Christian Eriksen goal as Tottenham Hotspur claimed all three points at the Liberty Stadium.

Spurs striker Harry Kane headed the away side in front from a corner early on.

Swansea City, who dominated possession and missed a host of chances, finally leveled from Wilfried Bony just after the break, his 20th Premier League goal of 2014.

Although a poor clearance from Swans defender Jazz Richards allowed Eriksen the chance to drive home the winner.

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