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Birmingham City 0-0 Swansea City: Blues left to rue missed opportunities as Graham Potter works more magic

Birmingham City 0-0 Swansea City: Blues left to rue missed opportunities as Graham Potter works more magic

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MATCH REPORT Lukasz Jutkiewicz had the best chance for the hosts, but skewed his left-footed shot wide Birmingham City were left to rue their missed opportunities as they failed to find a way past a resilient Swansea City side in the ‘Garry Monk Derby’. Despite creating a host of gilt-edged chances in the opening half an hour, the Blues were ultimately frustrated by Graham Potter’s men. Oli McBurnie failed to get into the game for the Swans Lukasz Jutkiewicz had the best chance for the hosts, but skewed his left-footed shot wide after great work by Jota. The result moves the Swans up to second in the table, having played a game more than the rest of the sides in the Play-Off places. Despite having 17 attempts on goal, the ho...
Swansea boss Graham Potter says bouncing straight back to the Premier League will not be straightforward

Swansea boss Graham Potter says bouncing straight back to the Premier League will not be straightforward

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Swansea boss Graham Potter insists bringing the club straight back to the Premier League in his first season will not be easy.The Swans were relegated to the Championship last season and appointed Potter as part of a bold restructure of the club. Potter, 43, managed Swedish club Ostersund for eight years, winning three promotions and the Svenska Cupen while playing an attractive brand of football. Potter is not getting ahead of himself at Swansea However, the Englishman knows immediate success with his new club will be difficult. “It’s not so straightforward. We’ve got to go through a transition, a restructure,” he told talkSPORT. “For us, it’s not about worrying what’s going to happen in May. “It’s about trying ...
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' begins rehearsals on Broadway

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' begins rehearsals on Broadway

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Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Rehearsals have begun for the Broadway premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a stage play about the former boy wizard as a family man and "overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic," show representatives announced Thursday.Preview performances are scheduled to begin March 16 at the Lyric Theatre, with an official opening set for April 22.Seven members of the award-winning, original West End company have reunited on stage for the New York debut: Jamie Parker as Harry Potter, Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger and Paul Thornley as Ron Weasley, as well as Poppy Miller as Ginny Potter, Sam Clemmett as Albus Potter, Alex Price as Draco Malfoy and Anthony Boyle as Scorpius Malfoy."Based on an original, new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Po...