Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Williams: I Wish I Signed Earlier

Williams: I Wish I Signed Earlier

After joining in the celebrations of promotion to the Championship, recent loan signing Ashley Williams says he wished he signed for us a bit earlier.

The Stockport County centre back and captain described the week he signed as the best of his career, making his debut for Wales less than 24 hours before joining us.

With the on-going saga with Leeds and their 15 points, the title isn't confirmed as ours but Williams says we are Champions in everyone's eyes.

He told the Western Mail:

'Anyone around the country who follows football see Swansea as champions,'

'I'm not too sure what's happening with the trophy and none of us really know what will happen with the Leeds situation. It's certainly strange but there's nothing we can do about it.

'But people can see for themselves who the champions are - and I'm not just talking about Swansea fans. Everyone outside Swansea recognises us as the champions.'

'The boys have been brilliant all year and they've not been top of the table by fluke.

'And since I've joined the feeling from other sides has been the same. We're recognised as the champions.'

'Looking at it now, I just wished I signed a bit earlier,' laughed Williams.

'A medal would have been nice but it's not about that.

'Although the club were close to promotion when I signed, I played in an important top-of-the-table game against Carlisle and then played against Gillingham to win promotion.

'The way we had to hang on to win there I think we would have all celebrated anyway so I did enjoy it. And that's what it's about, not medals and trophies.

'I've got the memories and experience of that day - and the Yeovil game - and they stay with you forever.'




Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Saturday April 26 2008
Time: 12:21PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Rate The Players: Swansea City 1-2 Leicester City

Rate the players' performances out of 10 as Swansea City suffer a 2-1 home defeat against Leicester City

Clement Talks of Another 'Marginal Loss'

Paul Clement gave his reaction after another 'marginal loss', but Leicester City really should have won by a bigger margin

Stats: Swansea City v Leicester City

All the stats from Swansea City (1) vs (2) Leicester City, Liberty Stadium, 21st October 2017 Att: 20,521

Team Line-Ups: Swansea City vs Leicester City

Team line-ups as Swansea City host Leicester City at the Liberty Stadium

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Leicester City
Suggested By:
Fabianski95%
Naughton0%
Fernandez0%
Mawson5%
Olsson0%
Britton0%
Sanches0%
Carroll0%
Ayew0%
Abraham0%
Narsingh0%
Ki0%
Dyer0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W9
2.GThomas5
3.Dennis Downing3
4.yugo231
5.Vital Swansea City1
The Vital Football Members League