Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Gower Desperate To Score His First Goal

Gower Desperate To Score His First Goal

New Summer signing Mark Gower says he is desperate to score his first goal for Swansea City.

The winger went agonisingly close on Tuesday night with a powerful long range shot that struck the post.

On a few occasions Gower has cut inside from the right to get a shot at goal but he says his first goal with relieve the pressure and boost his confidence, he told BBC Sport:

'In the format we play, the onus is on myself, Tom Butler and Jason Scotland to score,'

'I'm doing the right things, I've hit the woodwork a couple of times, but I could do with a bit of luck and I feel that I need that goal for confidence.

'I still think playing with one up front suits us, we've dominated teams.'

'We've had a decent start in the league, we've been on top of most teams,'

'We're 10th in the league and two points off the play-off positions.

'The formation we play with a lone striker helped the club dominate League One last season and we've been on top of most sides this year.

'I feel that I've settled into the team team well, we had a good, long, pre-season - but I need that goal to take pressure off myself!'


Gower also said he felt he should be contributing more to the team in terms of goals because he plays high up the pitch.

He scored 10 goals in the Championship for Southend United in the 2006/07 season and he'll be hoping to get into double figures this year as well.

How have you rated Mark Gower's start to the season?

CLICK HERE TO SHARE YOUR VIEWS




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Thursday September 18 2008
Time: 6:56PM

Comments

0
he hasnt got that close really, maybe 1 or 2 decent shots this season, had his best game for us on saturday though imo.
GThomas
18/09/2008 19:27:00
0
No but his game is about more than scoring but useful to chip in with a few
Red Wimp
18/09/2008 22:53:00
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
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)

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
The Vital Football Members League