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Cracked screen - anywhere to get it replaced
at 13:24 13 Jul 2019

Please can anyone recommend somewhere where I can get this replaced. It's a Motorola.
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What Should Be A Realistic Points Target for August?
at 17:25 20 Jun 2019

We have six matches in August, but what should be an acceptable points target for them? Personally, I think that 9 points would be a very satisfactory start to the season.

Last season we won only one of these fixtures and got just 5 points out of a possible 18.

Hull (Home): 2-2 (1 pt)
Derby (Away): 2-1 (0 pt)
Preston (H): 1-0 (3 pts)
QPR (A): 4-0 (0 pt)
Brum (H): 0-0 (1 pt)
Leeds (A): 2-1 (0 pt)

5 goals scored: 10 goals conceded.
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How Welsh Became Cool
at 21:14 13 Jun 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jun/13/welsh-speaking-bilingual-tv-thri
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Bilic is the new West Brom manager
at 17:14 13 Jun 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jun/13/west-brom-appoint-slaven-bilic-

Good choice, although they shouldn't have got rid of Darren Moore.

"There will need to be a rebuilding job of sorts at the club, mindful of the need to reduce the wage bill after Albion failed to return to the Premier League at the first time of asking, but Bilic has clearly received assurances that the ambition is there to mount another promotion challenge next season. Albion are confident they have found the right man to deliver on that front."
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Ford planning to close the Bridgend plant - 1,500 jobs at risk
at 18:27 5 Jun 2019

https://www.itv.com/news/2019-06-05/ford-to-close-bridgend-engine-plant-itv-news

and

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/jun/05/ford-planning-to-close-bridgend
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Who should be our next manager? Please name them.
at 14:21 19 May 2019

Who should be our next manager? Please name them.


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Just watch and smile
at 04:04 14 May 2019

https://www.swanseacity.com/media/43872

This has now been posted on the Brighton fans forum by their supporters doing their research, one of the comments is "I don't understand. All those players running towards the other team's goal. What sort of insane idea of football is this? Why isn't everyone behind the ball where they belong?" Hughton sounds like a very defensive manager.
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Who most deserve to go up? Who actually will go up?
at 15:47 11 May 2019

(1) Leeds most deserve to be promoted. They've been on the naughty step in the Championship for long enough, and are the team that most other teams were afraid of.

(2) However I'm expecting West Brom to make an immediate return to the Premier League simply because they have the best players.

Your prediction?
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Us Watching Them Watching Us
at 14:59 21 Apr 2019

https://www.twtd.co.uk/ipswich-town-news/35940/ipswich-just-lost-4–0-at-presto

Congratulations to the Ipswich fan who has compiled these comments, he must have spent hours lurking on Planet Swans. I just hope that counselling services are available.

But if he truly wants to know what we think of his side, here are our thoughts on the last match - please god they don't do the double over us.

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/swanseacity/forum/230482/the-official-swa
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Ipswich thoughts
at 07:14 20 Apr 2019

They just got beat 4 - 0.

They have won only 6 of their last 56 matches.

What could possibly go wrong?

https://www.twtd.co.uk/forum/457358/swansea-thoughts/#7
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Alzheimers / Dementia and other conditions - How to claim a council tax discount
at 17:44 10 Apr 2019

https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/reclaim/severe-mental-impairment-dementia-coun

"Like students and under-18s, in Eng, Scot and Wales, those who have a severe mental impairment are 'disregarded' for council tax purposes. This means if they live alone they shouldn't pay any council tax, or more commonly, if they live with one other adult, often their carer, there should be a 25% discount (typically worth about £400/yr).

To qualify, someone must be medically certified as having a severe mental impairment (ie, one that severely and permanently affects their intellectual and social functioning), and be eligible for certain benefits. Eg, dementia, strokes and Parkinson's are all conditions that could result in someone having a severe mental impairment. Our How to claim SMI guide has full info.

Some councils will backdate the payout. This can be huge - Tom tweeted: "I've claimed back £9,649.65 for my dad who suffered a stroke in 1999 and has lived alone since 2005. Thank you so much. This will make a big difference."
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Did we really wear this shirt?
at 20:57 25 Mar 2019

http://www.forestforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=47728

Scroll down to the photo.

It's terrible. If we had a poll of the worst ones we've ever had it's got to be a contender.

UPDATE. Although the link (from 2017) they provided is funny and true. Does any family here have Swans oven gloves?

https://www.football365.com/news/premier-league-hall-of-shame-swansea-city
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Islam v Gays
at 22:11 19 Mar 2019

Getting interesting in Brum.

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/mar/19/fresh-complaints-about-lgbt-le

A spokeman said that "The programme discriminates against the beliefs of Muslim children, parents, family values."

No gay Muslims? 
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Oops.
at 21:10 18 Mar 2019

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/st-patricks-day-flag-wales-sheff

Just out of interest. Will Swansea council be raising the England flag on St George's Day (April 23)?
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SKY Sport highlights
at 18:26 2 Mar 2019

https://www.skysports.com/watch/video/sports/football/11653188/swansea-2-0-bolto
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Is Shelvey on his way out from Newcastle?
at 09:25 2 Mar 2019

Benitez plays a 2-player midfield and Shelvey is now his 5th choice, with Ki Sung-Yeung being preferred ahead of him. Wasn't it only last year that Shelvey was being considered for the England squad?

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/mar/01/rafael-benitez-jonjo-shelvey-ne
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Schalke - 😆
at 20:56 22 Feb 2019

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47313547

We should do the same for Cellina.
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What actually happened in the Tonypandy Riots
at 02:14 22 Feb 2019

The original thread has now veered into Salisbury and Novichuk, so I thought that I'd post here a brief account of the Riots written by Welsh writer Phil Carradice on the centenary in 1910. It's in three parts and it's worth clicking on the link for the photo of Tonypandy men in 1910.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/waleshistory/2010/11/tonypandy_riots_1910.html

And one thing all of us can agree on is that the mine owners were greedy, callous b*st*rds.
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Wales Week In London events - they have now started
at 17:52 19 Feb 2019

It's an annual event that actually lasts a fortnight and has now started. Here's the link if you want to see what's on offer.

https://walesweek.london/whats-on

And here's the calendar and events map:

https://walesweek.london/assets/images/partners-sponsors/WWIL-EventGuide-Z09-Poc

Keep an eye out for if they're showing the FA Cup match. They have a very large screen but can only show it if it's on BBC or ITV - they don't have Sky or BT.
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Our Premier League home results against Man City
at 22:16 18 Feb 2019

2011 - 2012 1-0
2012 - 2013 0-0
2013 - 2014 2-3
2014 - 2015 2-4
2015 - 2016 1-1
2016 - 2017 1-3
2017 - 2018 0-4

Goals for 7 Goals against 15

So we're obviously overdue for another win.
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