Swansea City saw their top six hopes take a blow on Friday night as Norwich City edged them 1-0 at Carrow Road.
The Swans were by no means poor during the game but they struggled to find a breakthrough before Emi Buendia lashed home.
Off the field matters seem set to take the headlines for them in the coming weeks, then, with a new chairman looking set to be appointed.
According to Sky Sports, experienced Trevor Birch is set to take over from Huw Jenkins who left the club earlier this year, and he’ll be aiming to get the club back on a more sturdy footing.
Birch has got plenty of experience having carried out chief executive duties at Everton, Leeds, Derby, Portsmouth and Sheffield United and also being the man to help Roman Abramovich arrive at Chelsea.
Swansea, then, will hope that he can deliver some form of success for them.
It’s been a hectic and tumultuous time in South Wales for the Swans and fans will hope that this potential arrival will get them back to an even keel.
The Swans look set for a mid-table finish this season now in the Championship and the idea will be to get their house in order before a run at promotion next campaign.