Swansea have played down reports of potential foreign investment coming in to the club, but admit they are looking at possible overseas sponsorship avenues.
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The Premier League club denied takeover speculation surrounding them after reports said they are talking to possible investors from the United States, Russia and Asia.
A club spokesman told the Press Association that preliminary talks were designed to increase commercial investment and revenue streams.
Last season's dominance over Sunderland was only a temporary deviation from the textbook, which says this fixture will always be annoying, frustrating and dull. If that sounds like a harsh summary, then I'd suggest you weren't watching. Ninety minutes of faltering, fractious play from both sides, with no flow, lots of nagging fouls and a difficult referee.
0-0 was probably the fairest result on the day, but it's hard to say whether that represents a good outcome or a bad one for Swansea. Here's...