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Full time: Swansea City 0-0 Everton

Swansea City secured a fard-fought draw with Everton in the Premier League at the Liberty Stadium.

Swansea City and Everton were evenly matched, as their Premier League form has suggested. Credit: PA

Both sides had chances in the second half, with Gylfi Sigurdsson, Jefferson Montero and Ki Sung-Yueng going close for the hosts, and Romelu Lukaku for the visitors.

Everton's Kevin Mirallas was sent off for a dangerous tackle in injury time, as Garry Monk's side secured a point against former Swansea boss Roberto Martinez.


FT: Swansea 2 - 1 Manchester United

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and Swansea City's Ashley Williams battle for the ball. Credit: PA

Swansea City welcomed Manchester United to the Liberty Stadium this afternoon.

After a goalless first half Juan Mata put the visitors ahead after 48 minutes. The Swans fought back soon after, Andre Ayew equalising. Gomis furthered their lead only minutes later.

FT: Swansea City 3 - 0 York City

The Swans defeated York City at the Liberty Stadium tonight 3-0 in their Capital One Cup match.

Garry Monk's side now move on to the third round of the Capital One Cup after goals from Nathan Dyer and Matt Grimes, with Marvin Emnes also scoring within the last few minutes of the game.

Swansea City's Leon Britton and York City's James Berrett during the Capital One Cup. Credit: PA

HT: Swansea City 1 - 0 York City

Swansea City are up 1-0 as they take on York City at home in the Capital One Cup tonight. The Swans' Nathan Dyer scored just two minutes into the game.

Swansea City players celebrate Nathan Dyer's first goal of the game. Credit: PA

Leon Britton 'delighted' to stay with Swansea

Swansea City midfielder Leon Britton has revealed he's delighted to stay with the club and end speculation over his future in SA1.

Leon Britton says he's 'delighted' to stay at SA1 Credit: Nick Potts/PA Archive/PA Images

Reports had linked Britton with a move away from the Liberty over the summer after being told by boss Garry Monk his playing time would be limited this season. Britton faces competition from Jack Cork, Jonjo Shelvey, Ki Sung Yueng, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Matt Grimes for a starting spot in the Swans midfield.

The 32 year-old, who was linked with a move to the MLS, now says he's ready to stay and fight for his place:

It looks like I'll be staying here and I'm delighted with that. I've always said the first place I want to play is here at Swansea. Maybe things will change a bit and I can be involved more which would be great.

Just pulling on the shirt and seeing the Swans badge puts a big smile on my face.

– Leon Britton

Britton made his first appearance of the season on Saturday coming off the bench during the 2-0 home victory over Newcastle. And Britton says its was a chat he had with Garry Monk that helped him make up his mind. "I spoke to the manager two weeks ago and it was decided that the best thing for me was to stay here", the midfielder said.


New deal for Shelvey

Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire/PA Images

Jonjo Shelvey has signed a new four-year contract at Swansea.

23 year-old Shelvey, who was capped once by England, has made 77 appearances and scored nine goals since joining Swansea from Liverpool for £5million in the summer of 2013.

The midfielder had two years left on his original deal but has penned fresh terms that will see him remain at the Liberty until the summer of June 2019

– Official Swansea City website

Portugese striker Eder signed by Swansea

Swansea City have signed Portugese striker Eder for an undisclosed fee.

Eder is joining Swansea City for an undisclosed fee Credit: Action Images / Henry Browne

The 27-year-old has agreed a three-year deal with the club from Portugese side Braga. Eder - whose full name is Ederzito Antonio Macedo Lopes - scored 10 goals for his home side last year, helping them finish fourth in the Primeira Liga. He scored his first international goal in a 1-0 win over Italy last week.

His arrival will boost Garry Monk’s attacking options which already includes Bafe Gomis and summer signing Andre Ayew. He is the fourth player to be signed ahead of next season.

Swansea target best ever league finish

Having already passed their best Premier League points tally, Swansea City need one draw from their last two games to ensure their highest ever top flight finish.

Garry Monk would be the highest placed English manager should Swansea finish eighth or higher. Credit: PA

The Swans sit eighth as they go into tomorrow's match against Manchester City at the Liberty Stadium. A point there, or in next week's season finale at Crystal Palace, would see them secure that spot, with sixth place and a Europa League spot still within their grasp.

Boss Garry Monk - who would be the highest placed English manager should Swansea finish eighth or higher - has spent recent times batting off questions about his future at the club. But he insists his focus is on helping the Swans make history tomorrow.

The Welsh side, who are bidding to win four successive Premier League games for the first time ever, could see striker Bafetimbi Gomez restored to the starting side for the first time in a month. Former front man Wlifred Bony is set for a first return to the Liberty Stadium since signing for Manchester City earlier this season.

Swansea City v Manchester City (Sunday - KO 1330)

Monk: 'Today showed exactly what we're about'

Garry Monk's side completed a shock 1-0 win to dent the Gunners' hopes of finishing second in the Barclays Premier League at the Emirates Stadium last night.

Bafetimbi Gomis celebrates. Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire/PA Images

Arsenal dominated the game at the Emirates Stadium and created a number of excellent chances in the second half but it was the visitors who grabbed a late winner after Bafetimbi Gomis's 85th-minute header was ruled to have crossed the line by the goal decision system.

The visitors held on through the four minutes of stoppage time - despite being put under pressure by Arsenal - for their third successive win, one which leaves them just one point behind seventh-placed Southampton with two matches remaining.

Seventh place would be enough for Europa League qualification for Swansea should Arsenal beat Aston Villa in the FA Cup final on May 30.

Swans boss Monk said he was not focusing on Europe yet, but would see how the last two games of the season pan out.

I don't focus on that. What will be will be and we'll just keep pushing.

I said that before the the game, over the weekend, the good thing about playing on Monday night was that we saw the results and that the places above us had opened up with the results, so why shouldn't we be pushing for that? Why shouldn't we be pushing those teams above and go on the hunt for them.

I think today showed exactly what we're about and how we think about each game and we'll take the next two games and whether that takes us, then great... if not we'll have to assess again in the summer.

– Garry Monk, Swansea Manager
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