Jose Mourinho walks near to his home in London on Sunday. United are acutely aware of Mourinho’s strengths but also mindful about the amount of conflict he tends to generate as well as his reluctance to promote younger players.  Photograph: Reuters

Manchester United will want assurances from Jose Mourinho that he understands the club’s traditions and is willing to fall into line if they decide t(...)

Swansea’s Ashley Williams appeals to the linesman after a penalty appeal is turned down against  West Ham United at the Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Goals seem as hard to come by as managers in this part of south Wales at the moment. Yet to appoint a replacement for Garry Monk and with only one wi(...)

Garry Monk’s assistant manager and two Swansea City coaches have left the club following his sacking. Photograph: PA

Swansea have confirmed that assistant manager Pep Clotet and coaches James Beattie and Kristian O’Leary have left the club following the departure of (...)

Former  Everton player and manager Howard Kendall with his Bell’s Manager of the Year Award in 1985 at Goodison Park after his team’s title triumph. Photograph:  PA Wire.

The radio was almost shaking. It sounded like thunder was pulsing through it. Last Saturday afternoon Goodison Park and Everton were saying farewel(...)

Swansea City are to deal with one of their directors, John van Zenden, who labelled Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal an ‘arrogant bastard’. (Photograph: Reuters / Rebecca Naden)

Swansea City have distanced themselves from their director, John van Zwenden, with the chairman, Huw Jenkins, stating he will be “dealt with internall(...)

Swansea have opened talks to buy the Liberty Stadium, the city council has confirmed. Photograph: French/PA

Swansea have opened talks to buy the Liberty Stadium, the city council has confirmed.The Barclays Premier League club currently share the council-owne(...)

  Garry Monk has been appointed as Swansea City manager. Photograph:  Chris Ison/PA Wire.

Swansea have appointed Garry Monk as their permanent manager after a spell in caretaker charge.The former defender has signed a three-year contract ha(...)

Cardiff City’s Scottish manager Malky MacKay is animated on the sideline during the visit to Fulham earlier this season. Photo: Glyn Kirk/AFP

Malky Mackay was red with anger. Mackay is from Glasgow, so Alex Ferguson would have recognised the shining menace growing in Mackay’s narrowing Keane(...)

 Jonjo Shelvey

Swansea have completed the signing of Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey in a €5.9 million four-year deal.The 21-year-old had fallen down the pecking (...)

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup (right)  and chairman Huw Jenkins are not in dispute, according to the Dane’s agent. Photograph:  Andy Lloyd/PA Wire

Michael Laudrup’s agent Bayram Tutumlu has stressed there is “no problem” between the Dane and Swansea.It emerged this week that the Welsh outfit had (...)