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Magpies have lost five in a row and fans are relentless in their quest to have Pardew sacked

Premier League dominates international transfer market

English sides paid out over $1bn in 2013

Jonjo Shelvey (R) of Swansea City celebrates scoring the opening goal alongside Nathan Dyer

Swansea 2 Fulham 0: Michael Laudrup expresses relief following victory

The Swans were on a dreadful run of results

Jonjo Shelvey (R) of Swansea City celebrates scoring the opening goal alongside Nathan Dyer

Swansea City 2 Fulham 0 match report: Swansea end nightmare run to move away from relegation zone

Jonjo Shelvey and Chico Flores score second half goals

Jonathan De Guzman v Steve Sidwell: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Swansea City and Fulham

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this week's Premier League meeting at the Liberty Stadium

Blackpool winger Tom Ince is due to have talks with Swansea City about a possible loan move

Transfer news: Tom Ince set for Swansea talks after Ngog signs

Blackpool winger Tom Ince is due to have talks with Swansea City about a possible loan move

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup looks on from the touchline

Swansea City v Fulham: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this week’s Premier League fixture at the Liberty Stadium

Bolton Wanderers striker David N'Gog

Transfer news: Swansea City sign Bolton Wanderers striker David N'Gog

Former Liverpool man joins Welsh club

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Transfer news: Club-by-club guide to the last few days of the January window

A look at what each Premier League club needs if they are to win the title, qualify for Europe or avoid relegation

Transfer news: Cardiff City set to complete double swoop for Manchester United pair Fabio and Wilfried Zaha

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will wrap up permanent deal for Fabio, with Zaha expected to join on loan

Jordan Hugill of Port Vale and Petr Brezovan of Brighton & Hove Albion challenge for the ball during the FA Cup fourth round match between Port Vale and Brighton

Port Vale 1 Brighton 3 match report: Understrength Seagulls do enough to see off spirited Vale in boggy conditions

A pre-match thunderstorm ruined any hope of a flowing game between a valiant Port Vale and an much changed Brighton side

Frazier Campbell celebrates with Criag Noone after scoring for Cardiff in the FA Cup against Birmingham

Bolton Wanderers 0 Cardiff City 1 match report: Super-sub Frazier Cambpell gives Bluebirds reason to smile

Striker scored just five minutes after coming off the bench following Andy Lonergan's error in an equal contest

Wilfried Bony (No. 10) celebrates after scoring for Swansea in the FA Cup win over Birmingham

Birmingham City 1 Swansea City 2 match report: Wilfired Bony’s double gives Michael Laudrup a lift

Swansea’s record signing is starting to look good value after another match-winning display

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup looks on from the touchline

FA Cup: Birmingham City v Swansea City match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s fourth-round tie at St Andrew’s

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hoping for a good result in the FA Cup against Bolton

FA Cup: Bolton Wanderers v Cardiff City match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s FA Cup fourth round tie at the Reebok Stadium

David Ngog is earning £35,000 a week at Bolton but can usually be found on the bench

Transfer news: Swansea City in pursuit of Bolton striker David Ngog

Swans make their interest in former Liverpool striker known

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