UK time is: 12:44:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Pardew Predicts Tough Opener Against Swansea

Charlton manager Alan Pardew has predicted a tough start at home to Swansea City in their opening fixture at the Valley on the 9th August.

Roberto Martinez and his squad earned rave reviews within footballing circles and gained a new found respect in the process. For the first time in 24 years Swansea City will grace the second tier of the British game after convincingly wining the league one title last season with games to spare.

As Martinez prepares to take the club into a new era it is befitting that an early reward is a game to one of the promotion favourites.Pardew believes that the game should give rise to a good atmosphere at the Valley.

Pardew Told The BBC:

"Obviously it's a tough start for us but it should be a good game and there should be a great atmosphere. Swansea impressed a lot of people last season and finished 10 points clear of their nearest rivals.."


Club officials have confirmed that they have broken the Season Ticket sales record with over 8000 season ticket sales to date. 10,000 sales have been targeted by the club as the clock ticks down on the season opener at home to Nottingham Forest..




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:Tuesday June 17 2008

Time: 1:02PM

Your Comments

Charlton struggled at home last season and only managed a draw with Scunthorpe on the opening day last term.
dazza71
Still a good 6 weeks left to go till the start of the season.
welshboy78
certainly is going to be a touch opener for them.
sbrjack
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

Stats: Hull City v Swansea City (Saturday December 20 2014)

Bruce: We're Missing Our Big Players (Saturday December 20 2014)

Wholesale Team Changes Pay Off For Monk (Saturday December 20 2014)

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - vs Spurs (Monday December 15 2014)

Report - Swansea City 1-2 Spurs (Sunday December 14 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. Phil W 29
2. KevinE 21
3. eye_nose_hat 12
4. GThomas 7
5. shearers boots 5
6. R20EastStand 2
7. jacko 1
8. Derekobrien 1
9. david 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Hull City 0 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 1 - 2 Spurs
West Ham 3 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 0 Q.P.R.
Swansea 1 - 1 Crystal Palace
Man City 2 - 1 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Southampton 17 9 2 6 15 29
6. Arsenal 17 7 6 4 9 27
7. Spurs 17 8 3 6 -1 27
8. Swansea 17 7 4 6 3 25
9. Newcastle 17 6 5 6 -5 23
10. Liverpool 17 6 4 7 -3 22
11. Everton 17 5 6 6 0 21

Breaking League News

Barnes Belter but Burnley Beaten at Spurs
Burnley : 22/12/2014 12:21:00
Hectic Christmas fixture list good for Everton
Everton : 22/12/2014 12:00:00
Match Day Moments - Stoke (a)
Chelsea : 22/12/2014 11:25:00
Wanted by Manchester City?
Chelsea : 22/12/2014 11:18:00
Jagielka apologises to travelling Evertonians
Everton : 22/12/2014 11:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What will the result be vs Aston Villa?
Suggested By:  
Swansea City win 84%
Draw 16%
Aston Villa win 0%