Date:Thursday July 17 2008
Fresh from a 5-0 win over Neath Athletic yesterday evening Swansea City continue their preparations for next seasons championship campaign with a mini tournament against Carmarthen Town and Port Talbot at Richmond Park this evening.
So far this pre season campaign the Swans have scored a whopping 11 goals. Spaniard Guillem Bauza has continued where he left from the tail end of last season after grabbing braces against both Neath and Östersunds FK. Whilst Dutch trialist Micheal Van Der Heijden has another chance to impress Roberto Martinez as the former RKC Waalwijk midfielder continues his quest to land a contract with the club.
In two 45 minute games which will provided the much needed match fitness to the squad are due to kick off at 7.50 with a game against Port Talbot Town and then another 45 minute game against Carmarthen Town at 8.40pm. Martinez is expected to give all first team players a run out this evening.
In the first match Carmarthen Town and Port Talbot town could only muster a 0-0 draw.
Swansea Vs Port Talbot Line Ups:
Dorus de Vries, Ashley Williams, Marcos Painter, Kristian O'Leary, Alan Tate, Darren Pratley, Michael van der Heijden, Jordi Gomez, Gorka Pintado, Andrea Orlandi, Mark Gower.
Rodgers, James, Phillips, De Vulgt A James, John, Thompson, Rose, McCreesh, Barrow, Famiya.
Swansea City continued the good form shown over the previous two friendly matches by beating the Steelmen 4-0. Gorka Pintado grabbed his second hat trick in a Swansea Shirt following the triple strike against Östersunds FK.
His first goal came from the penalty spot. His second came shortly after latching onto an Andrea Orlandi cross.
Loan signing Jordi Gomez made it 3-0 after heading the ball past Rodgers in the Port Talbot goal. Pintado added a 4th before the final whistle.
Full Time Score: Swansea City 4-0 Port Talbot
Swansea City are currently facing hosts Carmarthen Town.
Swansea team facing Carmarthen Town
Dorus de Vries, Fede Bessone, Albert Serran, Garry Monk, Matty Collins, Tom Butler, Leon Britton, Ferrie Bodde, Owain Tudur Jones,Shaun MacDonald, Guillem Bauza.
Swansea City added to the 4-0 win over Port Talbot town this evening with a 3-0 win over Carmarthen Town.Spaniard Guillem Bazua scored a hat trick to round off a good evening for the Swans.
Final Score Carmarthen 0-3 Swansea City
Officals this evening:S Jones, M Evans, J Twigg.
Pre Season Stats:
Games Played: 4
Won 4, Drawn 0, Lost 0
Leading Pre-Season Goal Scorers:
Guillem Bauza: 7
Mark Gower: 1
Ferrie Bodde: 1
Micheal Van Der Heijden: 1
Date:Thursday July 17 2008
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