2016–17 Swansea City A.F.C. season

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Swansea City
2016–17 season
ChairmanHuw Jenkins
Head CoachFrancesco Guidolin
(until 3 October)[1]
Bob Bradley
(3 October – 27 December)[2]
Paul Clement
(from 3 January)[3]
StadiumLiberty Stadium
Premier League15th
FA CupThird round
(knocked out by Hull City)
EFL CupThird round
(knocked out by Manchester City)
Top goalscorerLeague:
Fernando Llorente (15)

All:
Fernando Llorente (15)
Highest home attendance20,938 vs. Manchester United
(6 November 2016, Premier League)
Lowest home attendance20,024 vs. Hull
(20 August 2016, Premier League)
Average home league attendance20,619

The 2016–17 season was Swansea City's 97th season in the English football league system, and their sixth consecutive season in the Premier League.[4] Along with competing in the Premier League, the club competed in the FA Cup and EFL Cup. The season covers the period from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

Club[edit]

Management[edit]

Position Name
Owners United States Jason Levien
United States Steve Kaplan
Chairman Wales Huw Jenkins
Vice Chairman Wales Leigh Dineen
Chief Operating Officer United States Chris Pearlman
Directors Wales Martin Morgan
Wales Stuart McDonald
United States Romie Chaudhari
United States Bobby Hernreich

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach England Paul Clement
Assistant Coach England Nigel Gibbs
France Claude Makelele
Performance Director Wales Rich Buchanan
Head of Physical Performance England Karl Halabi
Loan Player Manager Wales Alan Curtis
Goalkeeping Coach Wales Tony Roberts
Head of Player Recruitment England David Leadbeater
Club Doctor Wales Dr. Jez McClusky
Head of Physiotherapist Wales Kate Rees
Physiotherapist
Wales Ailsa Jones
Wales Ritson Lloyd
Soft Tissue Therapist Wales Adele Callaghan
Wales Matthew Murray
Head of Sports Science Wales Jonny Northeast
Sport Scientist Wales Will Sparkes
Wales Jordan Smith
Head Match Analyst Wales Scott Helmich
Football Utilities Co-ordinator Wales Suzan Eames
Football Utilities Assistant Wales Michael Eames
Head Chef Wales Chris Watkins

Squad information[edit]

First team squad[edit]

N
Pos.
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Since
App
Goals
Ends
Transfer fee
Notes
1 GK Poland Łukasz Fabiański 34 EU 2014[5] 113 0 2019[5] Free
2 CB Spain Jordi Amat 28 EU 2013[6] 72 0 2019[7] £2,500,000
3 FW Ghana Jordan Ayew 27 Non-EU 2017[8] (Winter) 14 1 2020[8] £5,000,000
4 DM South Korea Ki Sung-yueng 30 Non-EU 2012[9] 130 10 2018[10] £5,500,000
5 CB Netherlands Mike van der Hoorn 26 EU 2016[11] 11 1 2019[11] Undisclosed
6 CB England Alfie Mawson 25 EU 2016[12] 27 4 2020[12] Undisclosed
7 CM England Leon Britton 36 EU 2002-2010, 2011[13] 521 17 2017[14] Undisclosed
8 CM Netherlands Leroy Fer 29 EU 2016[15] 48 6 2019[15] Undisclosed
9 FW Spain Fernando Llorente 34 EU 2016[16] 35 15 2018[16] Undisclosed
10 FW Spain Borja Bastón 26 EU 2016[17] 20 1 2020[16] £15,500,000
12 RW England Nathan Dyer 31 EU 2009[18] 281 31 2020[19] £400,000
13 GK Sweden Kristoffer Nordfeldt 29 EU 2015[20] 8 0 2018[20] £600,000
15 LW England Wayne Routledge 34 EU 2011[21] 212 21 2018[22] Undisclosed
16 LB Sweden Martin Olsson 31 EU 2017[23] (Winter) 15 2 2019[23] Undisclosed
17 RW The GambiaSweden Modou Barrow 26 EU 2014[24] 55 2 2019[25] Undisclosed
19 GK Australia Mark Birighitti 28 Non-EU 2016[26] 0 0 2018[26] Free
20 LW Ecuador Jefferson Montero 29 Non-EU 2014[27] 72 2 2018[27] Undisclosed
22 RB Spain Àngel Rangel 36 EU 2007[28] 367 10 2018[29] Undisclosed
23 AM Iceland Gylfi Sigurðsson 29 Non-EU 2012, 2014[30] 131 37 2020[30] Undisclosed
24 DM England Jack Cork 29 EU 2015[31] (Winter) 83 2 2018[31] Undisclosed
25 GK Germany Gerhard Tremmel 40 EU 2011[32] 52 0 2017[33] Free
26 RB England Kyle Naughton 30 EU 2015[34] (Winter) 71 1 2018[34] Undisclosed
28 RW Netherlands Luciano Narsingh 28 EU 2017[35] (Winter) 13 0 2019[35] £4,000,000
33 CB ArgentinaItaly Federico Fernández 30 EU 2014[36] 93 1 2018[36] Undisclosed
35 LB Scotland Stephen Kingsley 24 EU 2014[37] 19 0 2020[38] Undisclosed
42 CM England Tom Carroll 27 EU 2014, 2017[39] (Winter) 17 1 2020[39] Undisclosed
56 CM Scotland Jay Fulton 25 EU 2014[40] (Winter) 22 1 2020[41] Undisclosed
62 FW Scotland Oliver McBurnie 23 EU 2015[42] 6 2 2018[42] Undisclosed

Last updated: 21 May 2017
Source: Swansea City A.F.C.
Ordered by 2016–17 squad numbers.

Transfers[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Date Position Nationality Name From Contract length Fee Ref.
31 May 2016 MF Netherlands Tom Plezier Brabant United F.C. 2 years Undisclosed [43]
5 July 2016 MF Netherlands Leroy Fer Queens Park Rangers 3 years Undisclosed [44]
6 July 2016 DF Netherlands Mike van der Hoorn Ajax 3 years £2,000,000 [45][46]
11 July 2016 MF Scotland George Byers Free agent 2 years Free transfer [47]
12 July 2016 DF England Tyler Reid Manchester United 3 years Undisclosed [48]
18 July 2016 GK Australia Mark Birighitti Free agent 2 years Free transfer [49]
5 August 2016 FW Spain Fernando Llorente Sevilla 2 years £5,000,000 [16][50]
11 August 2016 FW Spain Borja Bastón Atlético Madrid 4 years £15,500,000 [17]
30 August 2016 DF England Alfie Mawson Barnsley 4 years £5,000,000 [12][51]
12 January 2017 MF Netherlands Luciano Narsingh PSV Eindhoven 2½ years £4,000,000 [35]
17 January 2017 MF England Tom Carroll Tottenham Hotspur 3½ years Undisclosed [39]
17 January 2017 DF Sweden Martin Olsson Norwich City 2½ years Undisclosed [23]
31 January 2017 FW Ghana Jordan Ayew Aston Villa 3½ years £5,000,000 + Neil Taylor [8]

Loans out[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name To Expiry date Ref.
1 July 2016 DF England Kyle Bartley Leeds United End of season [52]
1 July 2016 GK Wales Oliver Davies Kilmarnock 1 September 2016 [a] [54]
1 July 2016 DF Wales Liam Shephard Yeovil Town 2 January 2017 [55]
7 July 2016 MF England Matt Grimes Leeds United End of season [56]
8 July 2016 MF Wales Ryan Hedges Yeovil Town 2 January 2017 [57]
28 July 2016 GK England Josh Vickers Barnet End of season [58]
29 July 2016 FW France Bafétimbi Gomis Marseille End of season [59]
29 July 2016 MF Netherlands Kenji Gorré Northampton Town 3 January 2017 [60]
5 August 2016 MF Scotland Adam King Southend United End of season [61]
8 August 2016 MF Wales Josh Sheehan Newport County 21 January 2017 [62]
25 August 2016 DF Wales Connor Roberts Bristol Rovers 2 January 2017 [63]
31 August 2016 DF France Franck Tabanou Granada End of season [64]
31 August 2016 FW Netherlands Marvin Emnes Blackburn Rovers 15 January 2017 [65]
14 January 2017 FW Wales Alex Samuel Newport County End of season [66]
27 January 2017 MF Wales Alex Bray Rotherham United End of season [67]
31 January 2017 MF The Gambia Modou Barrow Leeds United End of season [68]
31 January 2017 FW Netherlands Marvin Emnes Blackburn Rovers End of season [69]
31 January 2017 MF Republic of Ireland Tom Holland AFC Fylde End of season [70]
31 January 2017 MF Wales Owain Jones Yeovil Town End of season [71]
  1. ^ On 1 September 2016, Kilmarnock released Oliver Davies cutting his loan deal short.[53]

Transfers out[edit]

Date Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
20 May 2016 MF Wales Lee Lucas Motherwell Released [72][73]
20 May 2016 MF Wales Henry Jones Bangor City Released [72]
20 May 2016 MF Wales Daniel Alfei Free agent Released [72]
20 May 2016 MF Wales Kyle Copp Yeovil Town Released [72]
20 May 2016 MF Cyprus Alex Gogić Free agent Released [72]
20 May 2016 DF England Raheem Hanley Northampton Town Released [72]
20 May 2016 FW Cyprus James Demetriou Karmiotissa Released [72][74]
20 May 2016 GK Wales Gareth Owen Free agent Released [72]
24 May 2016 FW Portugal Éder Lille OSC £4,000,000 [75][76]
17 June 2016 FW Italy Alberto Paloschi Atalanta £5,000,000 [77][78]
8 August 2016 FW Ghana André Ayew West Ham United £20,500,000 [79]
10 August 2016 DF Wales Ashley Williams Everton £12,000,000 [80][81]
2 September 2016 GK Wales Oliver Davies Free agent Released [82]
31 January 2017 DF Wales Neil Taylor Aston Villa Jordan Ayew swap deal [8]
31 January 2017 MF Wales Ryan Hedges Barnsley Undisclosed [83]
9 May 2017 FW Wales Alex Samuel Stevenage Free

New contracts[edit]

Date signed Position Nationality Name Contract length Expiry date Ref.
20 May 2016 DF Wales Aaron Lewis 1 year June 2017 [84]
20 May 2016 MF Wales Jack Evans 1 year June 2017 [84]
20 May 2016 MF Wales Tom Dyson 1 year June 2017 [84]
20 May 2016 GK Slovenia Gregor Zabret 2 years June 2018 [72]
1 July 2016 DF England Kyle Bartley 1 year June 2018 [52]
7 July 2016 FW The Gambia Modou Barrow 3 years June 2019 [25]
8 July 2016 MF Scotland Adam King 3 years June 2019 [85]
10 July 2016 MF Scotland Jay Fulton 4 years June 2020 [41]
11 July 2016 DF Scotland Stephen Kingsley 4 years June 2020 [38]
2 August 2016 MF Iceland Gylfi Sigurðsson 4 years June 2020 [86]
2 August 2016 MF England Nathan Dyer 4 years June 2020 [19]
8 August 2016 DF Spain Àngel Rangel 1 year June 2018 [29]
27 September 2016 DF Wales Connor Roberts 3 years June 2019 [87]

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss   Upcoming fixture

Competitions[edit]

Overall[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
Premier League 15th 13 August 2016 21 May 2017
FA Cup Third round Third round 7 January 2017 7 January 2017
League Cup Second round Third round 23 August 2016 21 September 2016

Last updated: 21 May 2017
Source: Competitions

Overview[edit]

Competition Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Premier League 38 12 5 21 45 70 −25 031.58
FA Cup 1 0 0 1 0 2 −2 000.00
EFL Cup 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 050.00
Total 41 13 5 23 49 75 −26 031.71

Last updated: 21 May 2017
Source: Competitions

Premier League[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
13 Stoke City 38 11 11 16 41 56 −15 44
14 Crystal Palace 38 12 5 21 50 63 −13 41
15 Swansea City 38 12 5 21 45 70 −25 41
16 Burnley 38 11 7 20 39 55 −16 40
17 Watford 38 11 7 20 40 68 −28 40
Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Play-offs (only if needed to decide champion, teams for relegation or teams for UEFA competitions).[88][89]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 12 5 21 45 70  −25 41 8 3 8 27 34  −7 4 2 13 18 36  −18

Last updated: 21 May 2017.
Source: BBC

Results by matchday[edit]

Matchday1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738
GroundAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAAHHAHAHAHAHAAHHAAHAHAH
ResultWLLDLLLLDLLDWLWLLLLWLWWLWLWLLDLLLWDWWW
Position610141315161718181819201920171819192019201717171515161717171818181818171715
Updated to match(es) played on 21 May 2017. Source: BBC
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

FA Cup[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

EFL Cup[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Statistics[edit]

Appearances, goals and cards[edit]

Last updated on 21 May 2017
No. Pos Player Premier League FA Cup EFL Cup Total Discipline
Starts Sub Goals Starts Sub Goals Starts Sub Goals Starts Sub Goals Yellow card Red card
1 GK Poland Łukasz Fabiański 37 0 0 37 0 0 1
2 DF Spain Jordi Amat 15 2 0 2 0 0 17 2 0 5
3 FW Ghana Jordan Ayew 9 5 1 9 5 1 1
4 MF South Korea Ki Sung-yueng 13 10 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 15 10 0 3
5 DF Netherlands Mike van der Hoorn 7 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 10 0 1 1
6 DF England Alfie Mawson 27 0 4 1 0 0 28 0 4 1
7 MF England Leon Britton 16 0 0 2 0 0 18 0 0 3
8 FW Netherlands Leroy Fer 27 7 6 1 0 0 0 2 0 28 9 6 9
9 FW Spain Fernando Llorente 28 5 15 0 1 0 0 1 0 28 7 15 2
10 FW Spain Borja Bastón 4 14 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 7 14 1
12 MF England Nathan Dyer 3 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 5 0
13 GK Sweden Kristoffer Nordfeldt 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 0
15 MF England Wayne Routledge 24 3 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 26 4 3 1
16 DF Sweden Martin Olsson 14 1 2 14 1 2 2
19 GK Australia Mark Birighitti
20 MF Ecuador Jefferson Montero 2 11 0 1 0 0 3 11 0
22 DF Spain Àngel Rangel 8 10 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 10 11 0 1
23 MF Iceland Gylfi Sigurðsson 37 1 9 1 0 0 0 1 1 38 2 10 2
24 MF England Jack Cork 25 5 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 28 5 0 7
25 GK Germany Gerhard Tremmel
26 DF England Kyle Naughton 31 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 34 0 1 7
28 MF Netherlands Luciano Narsingh 3 10 0 3 10 0
33 DF Argentina Federico Fernández 27 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 28 1 0 7
35 DF Scotland Stephen Kingsley 12 1 0 1 0 0 13 1 0
42 MF England Tom Carroll 16 1 1 16 1 1 1
56 MF Scotland Jay Fulton 9 2 0 2 0 1 11 2 1 2
62 FW Scotland Oliver McBurnie 0 5 0 1 0 2 1 5 2
Player currently away on loan
17 FW The Gambia Modou Barrow 12 6 0 0 1 0 12 7 0 1
Player transferred to another club during the season
3 DF Wales Neil Taylor 11 0 0 2 0 0 13 0 0 2

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