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#Michael Laudrup

# michael-laudrup - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta appears to confirm next destination

The 34-year-old is going to his “new home” with his “friend” Hiroshi Mikitani, owner of Japan’s Vissel Kobe.

# michael-laudrup - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Eriksen's elegance a joy to behold and conjured memories of another Dublin drubbing

The Tottenham playmaker is in his pomp and, as much as it hurts, you’ve got to appreciate the brilliance he displayed tonight.

# michael-laudrup - Friday 24 April, 2015

20 years ago, Luis Enrique humiliated Pep Guardiola and Barcelona

The now-managers will clash in the Champions League semi-finals but have plenty of history as players too.

# michael-laudrup - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

The cult World Cup teams we loved: Denmark 1986 Great Danes This post contains videos

The cult World Cup teams we loved: Denmark 1986

An attacking, free-flowing and ultimately flawed thing of beauty.

# michael-laudrup - Monday 2 June, 2014

The day one of the best teams of the 1980s put on a show at Lansdowne Road

Michael Laudup’s Denmark were on their way to the World Cup in Mexico when they laced up in Dublin in 1985.

# michael-laudrup - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Swansea put their faith in Monk as permanent boss

The club’s former defender has taken them to 13th in the league during his period as interim manager.

# michael-laudrup - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Five classic Barcelona-Real Madrid clashes

The two sides meet tomorrow, as Real hold a four-point advantage over Barca with just 10 games remaining.

# michael-laudrup - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Swansea fired me for breach of contract, says 'confused' Laudrup

The sacked Danish legend held a press conference in London today.

# michael-laudrup - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Sacked Laudrup taking legal advice as he's denied farewell with players

The Denmark legend has been told to stay away.

# michael-laudrup - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Michael Laudrup sacked by Swansea, club confirm

It’s the end of the road for the former Barcelona and Real Madrid icon.

# michael-laudrup - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Losing start for Shane Long as Palace beat Hull

It was a busy night of Premier League action tonight.

# michael-laudrup - Saturday 11 January, 2014

As it happened: Manchester United v Swansea, Premier League

Man United took on Swansea, as the Welsh side hoped to emulate their recent FA Cup victory over David Moyes’ men.

# michael-laudrup - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Moyes laments missed chances as Manchester United fall at first hurdle

Moyes has lost consecutive home games for the second time this season.

# michael-laudrup - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Michael Laudrup admits Chelsea approach

But the Swansea City manager stayed put.

# michael-laudrup - Saturday 17 August, 2013

David Moyes lauds strikers after 'dream start'

The United manager watched his side easily overcome Swansea this evening.

# michael-laudrup - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Swansea sever ties with agent but Laudrup insists he's staying

Paris Saint-Germain are believed to be interested in the Danish manager.

# michael-laudrup - Monday 15 April, 2013

The opposition's not up to much, but Michael Laudrup is still amazing to watch Showboat This post contains videos

# michael-laudrup - Monday 18 February, 2013

Brendan Rodgers believes in Coutinho promise

“I’ve got high hopes for him. These are the types of players we’re trying to get in,” said the Anfield chief.

# michael-laudrup - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Want to buy Michu? Michael Laudrup says only a handful of clubs can afford him now

It’s amazing what a bucketload of goals will do for a striker’s price-tag.

# michael-laudrup - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Laudrup warns Bale against Spain move

Swansea boss says a move to La Liga might not be in the Spurs player’s best interests.

# michael-laudrup - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Premier League: Fan arrested for 'racist gesture' at Bassong

The Norwich defender informed the referee of an incident after Robert Snodgrass scored his side’s fourth goal in Swansea.

# michael-laudrup - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Brendan Rodgers accepts defeat to Swansea

“I know the size of the job here and I know a lot of the work,” the Anfield chief said.

# michael-laudrup - Saturday 27 October, 2012

As it happened: Manchester City v Swansea, Premier League

The champions were looking to bounce back from defeat in Europe at the Etihad this evening.

Who, what, where, when, Walcott: Here's your quick-fire Premier League previews

Football, eh? Here’s all you need to know ahead of tomorrow’s games cross-channel.

# michael-laudrup - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Gameweek six: Premier League previews

Six teams are looking for their first win this weekend while Arsenal and Chelsea meet in the early kick off.

# michael-laudrup - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Five things we learned from today's Premier League matches

The honeymoon period is over for Michael Laudrup while Fulham, Everton and West Brom are all riding high in the table.

As it happened: Swansea v Everton, Premier League

Michael Laudrup’s side hosted the Toffees in the early kick-off. See how it unfolded.

Laudrup moves to clarify match fixing comments

Swansea boss had said he didn’t think paying a team to win was as bad a paying one to lose.

Preview: Premier League gameweek five

It’s round five in the Premier League and the top and bottom are both starting to take shape.

# michael-laudrup - Friday 21 September, 2012

Laudrup wants Swansea fortress

Dane believes home form will be key to Premier League success.

# michael-laudrup - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Gameweek four: Premier League previews

The international break is out of the way and the Premier League returns. We’ve got all the team news you need to know.

# michael-laudrup - Monday 10 September, 2012

Swansea bring in Dutch defender Tiendalli

Swansea have made an impressive start to the new league season, winning two and drawing one of their opening three games, despite losing manager Brendan Rodgers to Liverpool.

# michael-laudrup - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Premier League Saturday: Three things we learned today

A Welsh club briefly sat atop the English Premier League. And deservedly so.

As it happened: Swansea City v West Ham Utd, Premier League

We went minute by minute action at the Liberty Stadium for the lunch time kick off.

# michael-laudrup - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Star men: here's our Premier League team of the week

A handful of Premier League new boys wasted no time in making their presence felt. Here’s our top XI from the weekend – did we get it right?

# michael-laudrup - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Laudrup set for talks with Liverpool target Joe Allen

New Liberty Stadium chief Michael Laudrup says he’ll hold talks with the Welsh midfielder about his future before he togs out for training tomorrow.

# michael-laudrup - Thursday 2 August, 2012

New boss Michael Laudrup looking to trim Swansea squad

“The idea is to work with 22 or maximum 23 players, and there are a lot of reasons for that,” the Danish legend says.

# michael-laudrup - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Young bucks: The Premier League's fresh-faced bosses

There is an ever-increasing trend towards youthful managers in England’s top flight – and many of them are now landing the best jobs.

# michael-laudrup - Friday 15 June, 2012

Michael Laudrup announced as the new manager of Swansea City

It’s a big name for the only Welsh club in the Premier League, as the Dane replaces Brendan Rodgers.

# michael-laudrup - Saturday 21 April, 2012

48 days to Euro 2012: Danish Dynamite explodes years late Redemption This post contains videos

48 days to Euro 2012: Danish Dynamite explodes years late

Sepp Piontek’s vibrant Danish side never fulfilled its potential, but the lessons of its failure paved the way for the most unlikely of tournament victories in 1992.