Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Duffy Out To Seize Chance

Duffy Out To Seize Chance

One could forgive striker Darryl Duffy for forgetting his goal scoring touch on Tuesday as the Scott went close to scoring only his 3rd goal of the season against Bristol Rovers.

Out of of favour in recent weeks the £300,000 signing from Hull City has seen Fabien Brandy and Guillem Bauza leapfrog him in the first team. Reduced to bit part roles in Swansea City's fine cup runs the striker has had barely time to impress manager Roberto Martinez.

His good work in training has not gone unnoticed by the Spanish tactician citing the 24 year old for praise .

Duffy will be hoping his heroic exploits at the tail end of last season that so nearly gave the club a play off spot will be replicated. That spell of form saw the striker net 5 goals in 5 games for the Liberty Stadium outfit.

Given the three match suspension of Fabien Brandy after a two footed lunge at Rovers defender Danny Coles the former Falkirk has the chance to etch his name in the record books in Swansea's already impressive season.

Admitting his confidence has been at a low , reserve games have been the strikers only solace in recent months as he waited on the sidelines for his chance. Firmly out to take his chance Duffy is ready to take full part in the final push for the Championship.

THe Told The Western Mail:

'"I felt quite sharp despite not playing many games and I want to kick on from here.'

'Hopefully I can have a similar sort of impact to last season. There were about eight or nine games to go when I joined last season and I scored a few goals.There`s about the same amount of games left now and it would be great if the same thing happened again."

"I won`t lie, my confidence has been low," he said. "I haven`t started too many games and that`s been really disappointing for me.It`s really difficult to train constantly and know you`re not going to play games at the end of it.'

"There are so many words - angry, frustrated, disappointed - to describe that feeling."I`ve been chomping at the bit to play and hopefully I can get a run in the team and a few goals and build that confidence up again."



Duffy and Swansea City will have the chance to go 12 points clear tomorrow afternoon as they face play off contenders Southend United



Writer:sbrjack
Date:Thursday March 20 2008
Time: 11:10AM

Comments

0
Hope he can get back to the form of last season, that would see us over the finish line
cyjax
20/03/2008 11:32:00
0
Give him a run in the team I say. Especially away from home where we play 2 up front!
dannymerch
20/03/2008 18:39:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

The Swansea City Injury Table Updated

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Swansea City FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Premier League Cup Draw - U23s

The draw for the 32 team Premier League Cup took place earlier this afternoon and there are a few significant Midland derby clashes this year.

Officials - Swansea v Manchester United (19/8/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Swansea City and Manchester United this Saturday.

Talking Tactics: The Growing Importance of Full Backs

How full backs are becoming more and more important in the game and could be key to bringing back our playing style and identity

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What will the result be vs Manchester United?
Suggested By:
Swansea City win13%
Draw25%
Manchester United win62%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W8
2.Dennis Downing8
3.forest fan3
4.GThomas2
5.tom1
6.des1
7.Vital Swansea City1
Vital Football Comment