The lads look back at the Swans’ 2-2 draw with Newcastle on Saturday, but other issues dominate the pod this week. TJC deals with important issues such as: should Swansea stay with the FAW? How should Swansea City improve the matchday experience at the Liberty Stadium? Is Game 39 the stupidest idea ever? And most importantly, does Wilfried Bony like rom-coms?
Howay! After a trip up to the North-East of England last Saturday, the North-East comes to South West Wales this weekend in the shape of stuttering Newcastle United. This week’s podcast looks back at the dull 0-0 draw up at the Stadium of Light, before then looking forward to Alan ‘Pardew Out!’ Pardew and his Newcastle team arriving at the Liberty this Saturday. Newcastle fan Luke Taylor also chats to the podcast about the despondency of being a member of the Toon Army right now and what to expect (and what not to expect) from Newcastle this weekend. Also, randomly, what is your favourite ever Swansea away kit?
As preseason starts to draw to a close and the opening fixture of the Swans’ season appears on the horizon, the lads look back at what they’ve learned about the Swans this preseason. The Cast also look at the (likely) sale of Chico Flores to Qatar and the other new faces who have arrived at SA1.
In the 2nd episode of the 2014/2015 season, the JackCast looks at the big transfer news that has swept Swansea City with Ben Davies and Michel Vorm looking to be on their way to Spurs. Does this mean a return to SA1 for Gylfi ‘The Gylf’ Sigurdsson though? The lads hope so. Also, the JackCast runs the rule over Swansea’s centre backs and discuss who they think should start the season as the club’s centre back pairing. Remember: tell a friend about us.
As the 2013/2014 season draws to a close, football fans and the media enjoy getting all watery-eyed and sentimental and look back over the season that was. Us Swansea City fans are no different and its fair to say that we have a lot to reflect on after European adventures, managerial comings and goings, derby day despair and glory and working out who was better: Shechter last season or Vasquez this season?
Of course, the end of the season isn’t complete without the useful summary tool of giving out awards. Here at The JackCast we’ll be jumping on the end of season awards bandwagon with our very own ‘TJC Awards’. Half of this week’s upcoming podcast will look back over our season and we’ll present our own awards (NOTE: unlike the official Swansea City awards, there is no physical award – we’re not that rich. Just the glory of the players getting bigged up by our podcast).
The JackCast is a podcast for Swansea fans, so we decided who better to judge the awards than the fans themselves. All the categories are listed below and we’ll be asking you to vote for your winner and runner up for each award; we’ll give 2 points for who you vote as winner and 1 point for runner-up and then add it all up to give us our Top 2s. There are two ways to vote:
1. Write in the comments box below your winner and runner up for each award (make sure you write by the side what award you are talking about)
2. Tweet us at @TheJackCast with the hashtag #TJCAwards with your winner and runner up for the award you are voting for (e.g. Best Player 1.___ 2._____ #TJCAwards)
So the awards are:
Goal of Season
Game of the Season (doesn’t necessarily have to be a game Swansea won)
Most Improved Player of the Season
Flop of the Season (doesn’t have to be a player)
Player of the Season
Garry Monk is the new permanent Swansea manager! The lads give their views on the latest appointment, before discussing a drab game at the Liberty between Swansea and Southampton. TJC looks back at the highs and lows of the season and finish by talking about the upcoming Sunderland game with Gareth from the Wise Men Say Podcast.
Has Jonjo Shelvey scored the goal of the season? Quite possibly. The lads discuss Swansea’s 4-1 win over Villa and of course Jonjo’s wondergoal. This week’s Twitter question looks at the greatest volleys scored in a Swans shirt and TJC preview this Saturday’s game between Swansea and Southampton.