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at 09:42 4 Mar 2019
Wales Online running a story complete with photo giving this prat hero status for slapping his head when getting his red card ffs
at 23:11 2 Mar 2019
Changed for next season
Handball rules among those changed by Ifab for next season
By Stephen Couse
BBC Sport Scotland in Aberdeen
4 hours agoFrom the sectionFootball 58
Neymar's disallowed goal in the 2015 Champions League final is referred to in the new rules
Goals scored or created with the use of an accidental handball will not stand from next season onwards, the International FA Board (Ifab) have confirmed.
The changes mean that a free-kick will be awarded when a goal or clear chance occurs from a handball.
Ifab technical director David Elleray explained the changes at their AGM in Aberdeen.
"Deliberate handball remains an offence," Elleray stressed.
"In the past we've managed to improve the laws by focusing on outcome rather than intent.
"What we are looking at particularly in attacking situations is where the player gets a clear unfair advantage by gaining possession or control of the ball, as a result of it making contact with their hand or arm."
Standard of Scottish refereeing "very high" - InfantinoSo what has changed?
The changes mean gaining control or possession and then scoring as a consequence of handling the ball will not be allowed - neither will a goal scored directly from handling the ball, regardless of intent.
Another change to the laws of the game means that if the player's arms extend beyond a "natural silhouette", handball will be given, even if it is perceived as accidental.
Elleray says this is an effort to put an end to defenders placing their arms behind their backs in fear of giving away a free-kick.
"We've changed it to say the body has a certain silhouette," said Elleray. "If the arms are extended beyond that silhouette then the body is being made unnaturally bigger, with the purpose of it being a bigger barrier to the opponent or the ball.
"Players should be allowed to have their arms by their side because it's their natural silhouette."
In other changes approved by Ifab, substitutes will have to leave the pitch at the nearest goalline or touchline instead of walking to their technical area in a bid to stop time wasting.
Additional approved law changes included measures to deal with attacking players causing problems in the defensive wall, giving a dropped ball in certain situations when the ball hits the referee and the goalkeeper only being required to have one foot on the line at a penalty kick.
at 14:31 23 Feb 2019
Any chance of a stream today guys?
|Charity Concert |
at 20:01 10 Feb 2019
My friends are organising a great charity concert at The Follies Theatre, folly Farm on Saturday evening, 30th March, (Swans are away at Forest that day)
The concert is starring Brotherhood of Man and Britain's got talent winner Lost Voice Guy and is in aid of Cancer research Wales who are doing great work at both Cardiff and Swansea university.
Its going to be a great night .👍
Tickets and full details can be seen at www.nwrotary.co.uk
They will be delighted of any support.
[Post edited 10 Feb 20:02]
|Fans leader and leadership body required|
at 19:26 3 Feb 2019
I've read a lot of threads and posts on here today but it has been very hard work.
Threads are going in all directions but what is clear is that there is a huge amount of distrust and disenchantment with the current situation.
By their own inaction over really the last 7 years, the Trust has lost the respect of a lot of fans and by their increasing inaction since the sale by the sellouts their self respect has dwindled further.
There is a dire need for everyone to pull together, a leader to emerge, and a body to fight the interests of the fans to be formed. That should have been the Trust but that doesn't seem possible now.
2019 Swansea City supporters association?
|Men of Swansea. -new song|
at 21:09 1 Feb 2019
Some new words for the Men of Harlech song.
Men of Swansea keep believin'
F#ck the board, cos they are going
Hear the ja-acks proudly singing
Swansea 'till I die.
Du du duh du duh duh
Du du duh du duh duh
Du du duh, du duh , du duh duh
Du duh duh du duh du duh du
Men of Swansea onto Glory,
This shall ever be your story
F#ck the sellouts and their money
The North bank will not yield
Repeat du duh du duh duh du
[Post edited 1 Feb 21:10]
|Where do we go from here? What protest?|
at 22:09 31 Jan 2019
What is the best way to show our displeasure to Jenkins and the owners whilst still backing Potter and the remaining players?
The sell outs and the owners have to realise the anger of the fans
|World Cup windfall|
at 21:52 6 Dec 2018
Some 400+ clubs that supplied players for the World Cup in Russia have now received their payouts based on the number of players from that club who played.
Swans had £1.2 million.
Man city 5.0m
Full list available as a PDF download on FIfA resources. I saw it on Facebook and don't know to link sorry
List shared by Jont sports reports on facebook
[Post edited 6 Dec 2018 21:55]
|Stream for today.|
at 14:18 1 Dec 2018
Since in the championship I have had no luck finding streams.
Any recommendations please for a normal PC.
at 17:54 20 Nov 2018
Connor and Dan in the starting line up for Wales tonight. Live on S4C
|Celebrity Gogglebox |
at 20:52 3 Nov 2018
Eric Dier and Dele Alli watching University Challenge.
Paxman. Who is the composer of this piece of Music?
Dele Alli: (seriously) what is a composer ?
|Sir Doug Ellis |
at 12:50 11 Oct 2018
Former Villa chairman Sir Doug Ellis has died today aged 94.
A true football man, although liked and loathed in equal measures by some Villa fans, he still attended games.
No doubt there will a tribute before our game and I will be honoured to show respect as I'm sure all our fans will be in the usual manner.
at 18:39 18 Aug 2018
Played today for Haverfordwest County v Pontypridd Town in Welsh League Div 1
Scored 4 in a 10-1 victory!
|Profit without fans|
at 12:19 14 Aug 2018
Half Premier league teams last year would have made a profit last year without ticket income WBA top with 33m and Swans would have made 5.8m without ticket sales according to a BBC report.
I saw this on the BBC and thought you should see it:
Premier League: 10 of 20 clubs could have made profits in 2016-17 without fans at games - http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44850888
|Mobile signal at the Liberty|
at 19:35 13 Aug 2018
I used to be on Three which was ok but moved to O2 last year and the signal at the Liberty is absolute cr#p . It says 4g but nothing loads.
More than a bit annoying as I like to keep up with other scores etc in sofascore app.
Does anybody else use 02 ? Does it work for you? Just wondering if it's my phone, Samsung S7.
Any advice gratefully received.
Btw. It would be good to get Wi-Fi at the stadium
[Post edited 13 Aug 2018 19:36]
|JA membership for Milwall please |
at 12:36 30 Jul 2018
We have 2 JA memberships and need one more for Millwall
Anyone have one spare please?
Would really appreciate.
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