Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Double Striker Boost For Swansea City

Double Striker Boost For Swansea City

Swansea City manager Roberto Martinez has received a boost this week with the news that striker duo Jason Scotland and Gorka Pintado are set to return from injury.

Gorka Pintado suffered a groin injury in a friendly against Chester a fortnight ago while Jason Scotland has gradually been gaining his fitness back after having an operation in the Summer.

Both players could be in the frame for a start on Saturday as Nottingham Forest are this week's visitors to the Liberty Stadium.

Pintado returned to full training this week but is likely to only make the bench on Saturday after a lack of match time in recent weeks. Scotland however, started Tuesday's Cup game and could partner Bauza up front.

Also close to returning is right back Angel Rangel. He came on as a sub on Tuesday night and is also recovering well after a pre-season operation.

Roberto Martinez told Wales Online:

'Gorka is recovering really well and we will now assess him over the next 24 hours but he has a good chance of being available, then we will just have to see. Angel showed he is ready to play a part after Tuesday and Jason has progressed well.


Join Vital Swansea

It's easy to register for Vital Swansea, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board

To visit the Vital Swansea message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Swansea




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Thursday August 14 2008
Time: 6:00PM

Comments

0
brilliant news looking forward to seeing Pintado
taylor2078
14/08/2008 18:42:00
0
Indeed, that's the sort of news we wanted to hear.
Czech_Jack
14/08/2008 19:07:00
0
the sooner they're back the better, we their quality in front of goal now, we struggled a bit last week.
KevinE
14/08/2008 20:48:00
0
hopefully one of them is fully fit for saturday, bauza needs someone a bit more experienced than brandy next to him for support.
GThomas
14/08/2008 22:10:00
0
i would like to see gorka start with jason upfront
mumblesjack98
16/08/2008 11:48:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Sigurdsson Praises Clement's Training Sessions

Gylfi Sigurdsson has praised the new boss' training sessions at Swansea City

Premier League Confirm 2017/18 Fixture Release Date

The Premier League have now confirmed the date on which the fixtures for the campaign of 2017/18 will be released.

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (21/3/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

Clement: Difficult To Take Positives From Bournemouth Defeat

Swansea City boss Paul Clement admitted that it was 'difficult' to take any positives from the 2-0 defeat at Bournemouth

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Swansea City stay up this season?
Suggested By:
Yes67%
No0%
not sure33%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 2 2017 1:30PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 7:45PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 15 2017 3:00PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 30 2017 12:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W7
2.KevinE4
Write for Vital Football