UK time is: 00:37:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Sinnott Blasts Goal Shy Vale

Port Vale manager Lee Sinnott was left reeling after the 2-0 loss to Swansea City. His call comes after the lack of prowess in front of goal despite having the lions share of chances in a highly riveting first half.

Swansea were lucky not to go behind afte Luke Rodgers saw his shot sail over the bar and after Aston Villa loanee Chris Herd's shot was well saved by Dorus De Vries. Jason Scotland made it 1-0 on 63 minuses when the South Wales side were awarded a penalty after Andy Robinson was fouled in the box by defender David Mulligan. With no hesitation under fire referee Ray Lee pointed to the spot.

Swansea's penalty jinx ended when top scorer Jason Scotland coolly converted the spot kick. 13 minutes later Ferrie Bodde got the final touch after Thomas Butler's effort struck the bar to send Swansea into a 2 goal lead.

The loss leaves the Stoke club firmly rooted to the bottom of leauge one with games running out to mount a bid for leauge one survival.

The former Farsley Celtic manager also insisted that Jason Scotland's goal gave Swansea the belief and the edge to open up the game.

He Told the Sentiel:

'I thought we were the team in the ascendancy for the first 45 minutes. This was against a very good team in Swansea.'

But goals change games and change the mental psyche of teams. You only had to see once Swansea got their noses in front - they were like a peacock with its feathers. They were very efficient.'

You have to take your opportunities when they come along, but never more so than against a team at the top of the league.'



Port Vale will now turn their attentions to the midweek fixture to Milwall in a bid to avoid the drop.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: sbrjack Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday February 16 2008

Time: 7:38PM

Your Comments

Just watching soccer Sunday, you couls see we were really under the cosh, and Vale could have been 2 or 3 up
cyjax
sounded like we were being ripped apart in the first half on the radio.
KevinE
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swansea City Articles

Report - Chelsea 4-2 Swansea City (Saturday September 13 2014)

Full Time: Chelsea 4-2 Swansea City (Saturday September 13 2014)

Chelsea Waiting To Decide On Costa (Friday September 12 2014)

Congratulations Garry Monk! (Friday September 12 2014)

Monk: 'Anyone is Beatable' (Thursday September 11 2014)

Britton Expected To Return In a Month (Thursday September 11 2014)

Gomis Set For First League Start at Chelsea? (Wednesday September 10 2014)

Archived Swansea City Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Swan_Lady2 50
2. KevinE 39
3. keith margam 34
4. shearers boots 29
5. eye_nose_hat 19
6. GThomas 18
7. ottawa_swan 13
8. Phil W 10
9. justajack 3
10. Come_On_You_Swans 3

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Chelsea 4 - 2 Swansea
Swansea 3 - 0 WBA
Swansea 1 - 0 Burnley
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 4 4 0 0 +9 12
2. Aston Villa 4 3 1 0 +3 10
3. Swansea 4 3 0 1 +3 9
4. Southampton 4 2 1 1 +5 7
5. Man City 4 2 1 1 +3 7
6. Spurs 4 2 1 1 +2 7
7. Arsenal 4 1 3 0 +1 6

Breaking League News

The Ped-into-Europe Report...FC Bayern 1-0 City
Man City : 17/09/2014 22:53:00
Man City : 17/09/2014 21:45:00
Lambert Speaks Following Contract Extension
Aston Villa : 17/09/2014 19:13:00
Liverpool: Perseverance Pleases Rodgers
Liverpool : 17/09/2014 19:00:00
Paul Lambert Extends Villa Stay
Aston Villa : 17/09/2014 18:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your Man of the Match vs Chelsea
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 2%
Rangel 0%
Williams 0%
Amat 0%
Taylor 0%
Shelvey 25%
Ki 12%
Sigurdsson 0%
Routledge 0%
Dyer 12%
Gomis 37%
Fernandez 0%
Montero 12%