Wayne Routledge

Position: Centre-midfield
Team: Swansea City
Born: January 7, 1985 (age 29)
Hometown: Sidcup, London
Height: 5'7"
Nationality: English
Swansea manager Garry Monk prior to kick-off against Chelsea in the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
Three players Swansea City should sign
Sports Mole picks out three players that would improve Garry Monk's playing squad at Swansea City.
12:16
Swansea City's English midfielder Wayne Routledge (2R) celebrates with Swansea City's Spanish midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo (R) after scoring the opening goal against Manchester United on January 5, 2014
Report: Garry Monk pushes for Wayne Routledge to get Swansea City extension
Swansea City boss Garry Monk is reportedly pushing for a new deal for Wayne Routledge that will bring him in line with the club's top earners.
Jul 8, 22:48
Swansea's Ashley Williams in action against Malmo on August 1, 2013
Ashley Williams deletes Twitter account after Michael Chopra threats?
Swansea City captain Ashley Williams deletes his Twitter account following threats from Michael Chopra.
May 26, 10:53
Swansea City's Nathan Dyer celebrates his opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at Stadium of Light on May 11, 2014
Half-Time Report: Swansea City take control at Sunderland
Swansea City are 2-0 up at Sunderland after a commanding first-half display.
May 11, 15:50
Chelsea's Demba Ba is congratulated by team mates after scoring the opening goal against Swansea during the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
Result: Chelsea edge out 10-man Swansea City
Chelsea move back to within two points of Liverpool at the summit of the Premier League table by beating 10-man Swansea 1-0.
Apr 13, 18:01
George Boyd of Hull City celebrates after scoring the opening goal with a header during the Barclays Premier league match between Hull City and Swansea City at KC Stadium on April 5, 2014
Match Analysis: Hull City 1-0 Swansea City
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Hull City 's 1-0 victory over Swansea City at the KC Stadium.
Apr 5, 17:54
George Boyd of Hull City celebrates after scoring the opening goal with a header during the Barclays Premier league match between Hull City and Swansea City at KC Stadium on April 5, 2014
Result: George Boyd header secures victory for Hull City
George Boyd's first-half header is enough to give Hull City a 1-0 win over Swansea City.
Apr 5, 17:02
Hull City's Maynor Figueroa and Swansea City's Jonathan de Guzman compete or the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Swansea City at KC Stadium on April 5, 2014
Half-Time Report: George Boyd breaks deadlock for Hull City with header
George Boyd's header hands Hull City a 1-0 lead over Swansea City at the KC Stadium in the Premier League.
Apr 5, 15:47
George Boyd of Hull City rises above Angel Rangel of Swansea to score the opening goal with a header during the Barclays Premier league match between Hull City and Swansea City at KC Stadium on April 5, 2014
Live Commentary: Hull City 1-0 Swansea City - as it happened
Read how George Boyd scored on his return from suspension to earn Hull City a crucial 1-0 home win over Swansea City, courtesy of Sports Mole's live text coverage.
Apr 5, 14:05
Tom Huddlestone of Hull celebrates after scoring the first goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match between Cardiff City and Hull City at Cardiff City Stadium on Febuary 22, 2014
Wayne Routledge: 'Tom Huddlestone should be considered for World Cup'
Wayne Routledge believes that Tom Huddlestone deserves an opportunity to impress for England.
Apr 5, 05:11
Swansea player Wayne Routledge gets in a shot at goal during the UEFA Europa League play-off first leg between Swansea City and FC Petrolul Ploiesti at Liberty Stadium on August 22, 2013
Garry Monk praises Wayne Routledge consistency
Swansea City head coach Garry Monk reveals that he has been impressed with winger Wayne Routledge since taking charge of the club earlier this year.
Apr 2, 08:42
Manager of Swansea City Gary Monk looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and West Bromwich Albion at Liberty Stadium on March 15, 2014
Garry Monk: 'Swansea City weren't as good as in previous games'
Swansea City manager Garry Monk claims that his side have played better in previous games despite beating Norwich City 3-0 in the Premier League today.
Mar 29, 18:23
Jonathan de Guzman of Swansea City scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Norwich City on March 29, 2014
Match Analysis: Swansea City 3-0 Norwich City
Sports Mole brings you an analysis of Swansea City's comfortable 3-0 victory over Norwich City at the Liberty Stadium in the Premier League.
Mar 29, 18:00
A dejected Chris Hughton manager of Norwich City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Norwich City at St Mary's Stadium on March 15, 2014
Chris Hughton: 'Swansea City were better than us'
Norwich City manager Chris Hughton admits that Swansea City were the better side in their Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium.
Mar 29, 17:42
Swansea's new head coach Garry Monk greets fans ahead of the match against Cardiff during their Premier League match on February 8, 2014
Garry Monk hails Swansea City performance
Swansea City manager Garry Monk says that he is pleased with the performance of his side during their 3-0 win against Swansea City.
Mar 29, 17:17
Jonathan de Guzman of Swansea City scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Norwich City on March 29, 2014
Result: Swansea City ease past Norwich City
Swansea City beat Norwich City 3-0 in their Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium.
Mar 29, 16:51
Jonathan de Guzman of Swansea City scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Norwich City on March 29, 2014
Half-Time Report: Swansea City in control against Norwich City
Jonathan de Guzman scores twice to give Swansea City a 2-0 lead against Norwich City in their Premier League match.
Mar 29, 15:49
Manager of Swansea City Gary Monk looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and West Bromwich Albion at Liberty Stadium on March 15, 2014
Live Commentary: Swansea City 3-0 Norwich City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Swansea City beat Norwich City 3-0 in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
Mar 29, 14:00
Romelu Lukaku of Everton scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Swansea City at Goodison Park on March 22, 2014
Result: Strong second-half display sees Everton beat Swansea City
Everton see off the challenge of Swansea City at home and move up to fifth in the Premier League table.
Mar 22, 17:02
Leighton Baines of Everton scores from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Swansea City at Goodison Park on March 22, 2014
Half-Time Report: Wilfried Bony cancels out Leighton Baines penalty
Wilfried Bony equalises for Swansea City, after Leighton Baines had put Everton ahead from the penalty spot in their Premier League clash.
Mar 22, 15:50
Everton manager Roberto Martinez shows his emotions during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Cardiff City at Goodison Park on March 15, 2014
Preview: Everton vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Everton and Swansea at Goodison Park as the Toffees look to improve their chances of European qualification.
Mar 20, 18:25
Swansea player Wayne Routledge gets in a shot at goal during the UEFA Europa League play-off first leg between Swansea City and FC Petrolul Ploiesti at Liberty Stadium on August 22, 2013
Wayne Routledge: 'Swansea City need consistency'
Swansea City winger Wayne Routledge believes that consistency will be key for the team in their next few Premier League matches.
Mar 1, 14:27
Liverpool defender Glen Johnson in action on September 23, 2012
Team News: Glen Johnson returns for Liverpool
Glen Johnson returns for Liverpool against Swansea City in the Premier League this afternoon.
Feb 23, 12:42
Napoli manager Rafael Benitez on the touchline during the Champions League group match against Arsenal on October 1, 2013
Rafael Benitez praises defensive work
Napoli coach Rafael Benitez praises his side's defensive work after keeping a clean sheet in the first leg of their Europa League match against Swansea City on Thursday.
Feb 20, 23:54
Swansea's Nathan Dyer and Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain in action during their Europa League match on February 20, 2014
Result: Swansea City unable to find a way past Napoli
Swansea City are unable to take a first-leg lead against Napoli, despite being on top for the majority of the match.
Feb 20, 22:04
Everton's Spanish manager Roberto Martinez arrives for the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Everton at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on January 28, 2014
Team News: Lacina Traore makes Everton debut
On-loan striker Lacina Traore makes his first-team debut for Everton in today's FA Cup clash against Swansea City at Goodison Park.
Feb 16, 12:51
Swansea's new head coach Garry Monk greets fans ahead of the match against Cardiff during their Premier League match on February 8, 2014
Garry Monk rejects Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's views on Jonathan de Guzman
Swansea City's caretaker boss Garry Monk rejects Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's view that Jonathan de Guzman was overreacting to Craig Bellamy's forearm.
Feb 13, 19:54
Chico Flores of Swansea City celebrates scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Swansea City at the Britannia Stadium on February 12, 2014
Result: Stoke City, Swansea City play out draw
A second-half goal from Chico Flores earns Swansea City a point in their Premier League clash with Stoke City as he cancels out Peter Crouch's 18th-minute opener.
Feb 12, 22:06
Peter Crouch of Stoke City celebrates after scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Swansea City at the Britannia Stadium on February 12, 2014
Half-Time Report: Stoke City hold lead over Swansea City
Peter Crouch gives Stoke City a narrow half-time lead over Swansea City in their Premier League clash at the Britannia Stadium.
Feb 12, 20:57
Swansea's Ashley Williams in action against Malmo on August 1, 2013
Ashley Williams: 'South Wales derby win was for Michael Laudrup'
Swansea City captain Ashley Williams dedicates Saturday's 3-0 win over South Wales rivals Cardiff City to the club's former manager Michael Laudrup.
Feb 10, 04:54
Swansea's new head coach Garry Monk greets fans ahead of the match against Cardiff during their Premier League match on February 8, 2014
Garry Monk: 'South Wales derby win my proudest moment'
Swansea City caretaker manager Garry Monk admits that the 3-0 South Wales derby victory over Cardiff City will go down as one of his proudest moments in football.
Feb 9, 09:30
Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prior to kick-off against Swansea during their Premier League match on February 8, 2014
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer "bitterly disappointed" after Swansea City defeat
Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits that Saturday's 3-0 defeat to South Wales rivals Swansea City left him "bitterly disappointed".
Feb 9, 05:25
Swansea's Nathan Dyer celebrates after scoring this team's second goal against Cardiff during their Premier League match on February 8, 2014
Match Analysis: Swansea City 3-0 Cardiff City
Sports Mole looks over the memorable South Wales derby victory for Swansea against Cardiff.
Feb 8, 19:54
Swansea's Wayne Routledge celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Cardiff during their Premier League match on February 8, 2014
Result: Swansea City victorious in South Wales derby
Swansea City beat rivals Cardiff City in the South Wales derby, courtesy of three second-half goals.
Feb 8, 19:24
Cardiff striker Kenwyne Jones heads wide during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Cardiff City at Liberty Stadium on February 8, 2014
Half-Time Report: Swansea City, Cardiff City goalless
It's all square at half time in the South Wales derby, with Swansea City and Cardiff City unable to make the breakthrough in their Premier League game.
Feb 8, 18:14
Swansea's new head coach Garry Monk greets fans ahead of the match against Cardiff during their Premier League match on February 8, 2014
Live Commentary: Swansea City 3-0 Cardiff City - as it happened
Read how Garry Monk led Swansea City to a rousing 3-0 South Wales derby win over Cardiff City in his first game in charge.
Feb 8, 16:45
Jonjo Shelvey of Swansea City celebrates scoring the opening goal alongside Nathan Dyer during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Fulham at the Liberty Stadium on January 28, 2014
Result: Swansea City pile misery on Fulham
Swansea City score twice in the second half to secure a 2-0 win over Fulham in the Premier League.
Jan 28, 21:40
Fulham player Kieran Richardson challenges Pablo Hernandez of Swansea during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Fulham at Liberty Stadium on January 28, 2014
Half-Time Report: No goals at Liberty Stadium
Swansea City and Fulham are level following a goalless first half at the Liberty Stadium.
Jan 28, 20:36
Birmingham's Callum Reilly and Swansea's Dwight Tiendalli battle for the ball during their League Cup match on September 25, 2013
Team News: Swansea City make five changes
Swansea City make five changes to their team for this afternoon's FA Cup tie with Birmingham City.
Jan 25, 14:27
A ballboy lies on the grounf and reacts after a altercation with Chelsea's Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard during the English League Cup semi-final second leg football match between Swansea City and Chelsea at The Liberty stadium in Cardiff, south Wales on
On this day: Eden Hazard dismissed after ball-boy incident
On this day in 2013, Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard was sent off for appearing to kick a ball boy as the Blues were defeated by Swansea City in the semi-final of the Capital One Cup.
Jan 23, 09:57
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