But now Swansea have failed to win any of their last nine matches in all competitions, and will most likely be in the Championship next season.
Southampton have now taken seven points from their past three games and Hughes felt the pre-match row over Southampton's cancelled Swansea hotel booking had worked in their favour.
Victories at Old Trafford against Manchester United and over Newcastle and Tottenham, as well as draws against Swansea and Liverpool, leave a question mark over what might have been if the Albion board had acted sooner. "We must do our part and win the (last) game and then wait". Now we are in the position we don't have a lot of time.
PICK: Swansea City 2-1 Stoke City. Yet that season was over 42 games not 38 so, by any yardstick, City have been truly exceptional.
Delhi, UP, Haryana Brace For Thunderstorms Today
"Normal movement of trains will be restored once the wind speed is less then 85kmph for continuous five minutes", the DMRC said. Keep away from doors, windows, fireplaces, stoves, bath-tubs, or any other electrical charge conductors", the advisory stated.
Carlos Carvalhal, Manager of Swansea City shakes hands with Cedric Soares of Southampton during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Southampton at Liberty Stadium on May 8, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.
"It doesn't depend on us now - and we are waiting for a miracle".
"We can't depend on ourselves and we don't like that".
Swansea need a strong figure after going through numerous different managers in recent years, and Coleman knows the Welsh club well having made 160 appearances for them as a player.
The good news for Carvalhal is that the Potters certainly look the most accommodating opposition after a week in which their owners Peter and John Coates admitted the club needed a major overhaul after losing some of its "core values".
Huddersfield sealed a huge point against Manchester City at the weekend and you'd expect that to be just about enough for them.
But what are the permutations in the final week of the season?
They could also catch Huddersfield, who have two fixtures left - away at Chelsea on Wednesday night and home to Arsenal on Sunday.
Van Marwijk will trim his squad down to 26 next week before the Socceroos head overseas to Turkey for a 20 day camp. Striker Jamie Maclaren was also recalled after some strong performances for Hibernian in the Scottish Premiership.
Cyclist ride during the last stage at the Giro d'Italia, near the Makhtesh Ramon Crater in Southern Israel on May 6, 2018. On Sunday evening, the riders and support teams will fly to Sicily for a rest day on Monday and resume the tour on May 8.
The Mariners believed they had a shot at landing the Japanese star last off-season, only to see him choose a division rival. Pujols is the second player to collect his 3,000th hit in Seattle after Rafael Palmeiro's double in 2005 at Safeco Field.
Peter Malnati is the surprise halfway leader at the Wells Fargo Championship after the big names all struggled in Charlotte . Tiger Woods' putter continued to let him down in Friday's second round of the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte , N.C.
The decrease in Africa was its third consecutive annual fall in military spending, while that in Europe was the first since 2013. Because of what is perceived as a growing threat from Russian Federation , military spending in Europe increased in 2017.
As he was walking out of his final media availability of the season, Thunder general manager Sam Presti told a story. Anthony, 33, struggled in his role as the third option on a team featuring Russell Westbrook and George.
A KB Home official said his firm has built more than 6,000 solar homes in the past seven years, mostly in California. Buildings with roofs that are too undersized for standard solar systems are debarred from the projected standards.
Diane Bryant, a former Intel executive who is now at Google's cloud, told Wired that Microsoft was the reason Intel bought Altera. Sets will allow you to open multiple instances of your apps in tabs, just like you would use your browser.
And hence a maiden Premier League crown succeeded the following season. "We lost against Wigan in the FA Cup ". The Brighton game we will give him what he deserves, one of the most handsome farewells a player can receive.
USA secretary of state Mike Pompeo said the files provided proof that the Obama-era nuclear deal was "built on lies". Technically, Trump must decide by May 12 whether to renew "waivers" suspending some of the USA sanctions on Iran.
How Google is trying to fix your phone addiction
It's common to look at your smartphone and realize that all the apps you've left open have sucked away the battery life. Typically, Android Auto essentially mirrors your phone - with a special on-screen interface designed for the vehicle .
Utah homicide suspect arrested in southeast Colorado
A man wanted for murdering and sexually assaulting a teenager in Salt Lake City Utah was taken into custody in Rocky Ford. The warrant stems from earlier sexual involvement with the Bagshaw, police have said.
What will happen when our sun dies?
According to Science Daily, a team of researchers designed a new model predicting the lifespan of stars. Data from the model also sheds insight on a problem that had astronomers confused for years.
Trump to send 57000 Hondurans back home
Groups that favor limited immigration praised the administration's decision, saying the effects of Hurricane Mitch are long-gone. DHS typically terminates TPS for a country with an effective date in the future so people can get their affairs in order.
Socceroo helps ensure Brighton's Premier League survival
The club's chairman Tony Bloom said: "When we finally got to the Premier League , it was about nights like tonight". "I don't think he wants to be stuck on the touchline but he's not going to get that at Manchester United ".
Matt Harvey's notable highs and lows with the Mets
He relieved Jason Vargas with NY trailing 6-0 in the fifth inning and gave up Ozzie Albies' three-run homer in a five-run seventh. Last season, he was 5-7 with a career-worst 6.70 ERA, and missed 2 1/2 months with a stress fracture in his scapula.
Primary Election set for May 8
That includes a relatively unusual Libertarian primary in Congressional District 4 between Barbara Howe and Scerry Perry Whitlock. The rest of the candidates have no primary opponent, and some face no Democratic challenger in August either.