UK time is: 10:51:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Martinez Confident Of Scotland's Fitness

Roberto Martinez says he is confident over Jason Scotland's fitness for Saturday's trip to Ipswich.

The striker has been in international action over the last few days with Trinidad & Tobago, and he could also feature in their game tonight against the Soca Warriors.

Scotland continued from where he left off at the Wolves when he bagged a brace, netting an equaliser for his country in the win against Dominican Republic last week.

Martinez told the Evening Post:

'The last time he went over Jason had 10 days where he did near enough nothing,'

'With the travelling on top of doing nothing, you're going to lose fitness.

'We have been in daily contact with Trinidad & Tobago to try to prevent the same thing happening this time and I'm happy with the way things have gone.

'We can't speak too early because Jason still has a game to play and you can always pick up a knock, but I'm happy that he has been working at the right intensity.

'He will definitely be in better condition this time around because he played 45 minutes of a friendly last Wednesday and then 80 minutes at the weekend.'

'This trip will have been a great boost psychologically for Jason after what happened last time,'

'He is going to be in a great frame of mind, but we will have to assess whether he will be ready to start against Ipswich.

'We will see how Jason feels because we have five games in 14 days and we need to make sure he is ready for the demands.'





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday October 15 2008

Time: 6:40PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

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. keith margam 81
2. Swan_Lady2 76
3. eye_nose_hat 15
4. shearers boots 5
5. KevinE 5
6. bohana34 5
7. forest fan 3
8. deaframbo 3
9. Phil W 3
10. yugo23 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Man City 1 1 0 0 2 3
3. Arsenal 1 1 0 0 1 3
4. Liverpool 1 1 0 0 1 3
5. Swansea 1 1 0 0 1 3
6. Aston Villa 1 1 0 0 1 3
7. Hull City 1 1 0 0 1 3
8. Spurs 1 1 0 0 1 3

Breaking League News

Wild Conspiracy Theories Win Out Over Simple Logic
Aston Villa : 22/08/2014 10:29:00
David Henen saga continues
Everton : 22/08/2014 10:24:00
Left Back, Midfield & Attacker Wanted By Monk
Swansea : 22/08/2014 10:00:00
A Fence Sitter amp; A Doommonger. Mystic v Lawro
Aston Villa : 22/08/2014 09:54:00
KCS Lokeren 1-0 Hull
Hull City : 22/08/2014 09:54:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your Man of the Match vs Man United
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 6%
Rangel 2%
Williams 27%
Amat 0%
Taylor 0%
Shelvey 2%
Ki 20%
Sigurdsson 39%
Routledge 0%
Dyer 0%
Bony 0%
Montero 2%
Tiendalli 2%
Gomis 0%