To say Leicester bucked a trend last season by winning the Premier League is an understatement. It has been equally refreshing to see the club continue to break tradition by managing to hold on to most of their star players this summer.
Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez were courted by Arsenal but both men have signed new contracts to stay with the smaller club, at least in the short term. Not only have Leicester managed to retain their brightest attacking players, they've added another in Ahmed Musa.
Francesco Guidolin declared himself "satisfied'' with Swansea's smooth passage into the third round of the EFL Cup, after a 3-1 win away to Peterborough United.
The Italian chief made 10 changes for the visit to the ABAX Stadium, but his fringe players seized the opportunity to shine as the 2013 winners advanced.
Rookie striker Ollie McBurnie enjoyed a dream debut as he bagged two goals in the space of three minutes just before the break.
The 20-year-old had earlier played a prominent part in the...
Former winners Swansea made a grand EFL Cup entrance as they breezed to a 3-1 success at Peterborough.
A slick Swans side, featuring four men who starred at Wembley when they lifted the trophy in 2013, sailed through a second-round test courtesy of a first-half super show.
Two fringe players came to the fore as boss Francesco Guidolin rang the changes.
Rookie striker Oliver McBurnie enjoyed a dream debut when hitting a deadly double-blow just before the break after having a prominent role in an...
Swansea manager Francesco Guidolin wants to savour the magic of cup football again after being a winner in his native Italy.
Guidolin has his first taste of an English cup competition when Swansea head to Peterborough in the second round of the EFL Cup on Tuesday night.
But the experienced Guidolin says he has an affinity with cup football having guided Vicenza to Coppa Italia glory in 1997 -- the provincial club's first-ever domestic trophy.
"We won the Coppa Italia and for a little team this is...