Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Martinez Proud Of His Players Despite Defeat

Martinez Proud Of His Players Despite Defeat

Despite losing their first home game of the season tonight, manager Roberto Martinez said he was proud of his side's performance.

Super-sub Kevin Phillips came on to score a 4-minute brace to give former Premiership side Birmingham City a 3-2 victory.

The Swans controlled most of the first half thanks to an early opening goal from Gomez who converted Bessone's cross.

Bent equalised with an easy header but we were soon back in front after an own goal by Jaidi.

Martinez told BBC Sport:

'I'm extremely proud of our players as we put Birmingham under massive, massive pressure.

'We had enough chances to win but my concern is how expensive the injuries are going to be over the long term.

'Birmingham had three shots on target and they scored showing their quality.'




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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Friday November 21 2008
Time: 11:02PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

The Swansea City FC Walking Wounded Injury List

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Swansea City FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Match Day Officials v Leicester (27/8/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Leicester City this Saturday.

Premiership Freebies In 12 Months?

With a week to go in the 2016/17 summer transfer window, Premier League clubs have players now in their final 12 months on contracts...

EFL Cup - League Cup Third Round Draw

The draw for the third round of the League Cup, re-branded the EFL Cup this season, has been made with us among those finding out who we will be coming up against.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What will the result be at Leicester City?
Suggested By:
Leicester win28%
Draw20%
Swansea win52%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 2 2 0 0 6 4
2 Man Utd 2 2 0 0 6 4
3 Hull City 2 2 0 0 6 3
4 Chelsea 2 2 0 0 6 2
5 Everton 2 1 1 0 4 1
6 Middlesbrough 2 1 1 0 4 1
7 Spurs 2 1 1 0 4 1
8 Burnley 2 1 0 1 3 1
9 WBA 2 1 0 1 3 0
10 West Ham 2 1 0 1 3 0
11 Liverpool 2 1 0 1 3 -1
12 Swansea 2 1 0 1 3 -1
13 Arsenal 2 0 1 1 1 -1
14 Watford 2 0 1 1 1 -1
15 Leicester City 2 0 1 1 1 -1
16 Southampton 2 0 1 1 1 -2
17 Stoke 2 0 1 1 1 -3
18 Sunderland 2 0 0 2 0 -2
19 Crystal Palace 2 0 0 2 0 -2
20 AFC Bournemouth 2 0 0 2 0 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.forest fan21
2.Phil W8
3.Dennis Downing5
4.GThomas5
5.KevinE2
6.Woody1
7.bigboy1
8.Vital Swansea City1
9.John Jubal Murphy1