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Robinson: No Regrets Leaving Swansea City

Despite struggling to make the first team for League One side Leeds, Andy Robinson says he has no regrets that he dropped down a League to join the Elland Road club.

The winger has ambition to play Chanmpionship football, and while he could have been doing that with us this year, he decided to wait and join Leeds instead.

Gary McCallister has recently been sacked as their manager after a struggling start to the season, which sees them in 9th place.

Despite their low position, Robinson remains optimistic that they can gain promotion this year:

'It's easy for people to point the finger at me and say I took the wrong decision but I don't think I did,'

'This season isn't over by a long shot and I still hope we'll have a silver lining at the end of it.

'You can't have regrets in football, as long as you've made your decisions for the right reasons.

'I want to play in the Championship and I gave up that opportunity this season by coming to Leeds, but no-one can come to a club of this size and stature and say it's the wrong move.

'I'm sure I'll get the chance to play in the Championship with Leeds, and I still believe we'll be doing that next season,'

'That hasn't changed.

'I said when I came here last summer that the things I'd achieved at Swansea meant nothing, because this is a different club and a different period of my career.

'I want to raise my game and play a bigger part in the second half of the season.'


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Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 7 2009

Time: 12:26PM

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He can't be enjoying it there, and he hasn't even been a big part of their season so far. hasn't started many games and they're around mid table.
KevinE
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07/01/2009 13:47:00

i'm glad to see the back of him. he's not good enough to play for us in the championship, can't even get in leeds side in league 1
GThomas
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07/01/2009 14:07:00

don't think he'd make our team now
cyjax
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07/01/2009 15:16:00

no chance he would. dont think he could compete with butler, gomez or even gower, who's yet to shine here. we're better off with the money we had for him thats for sure
GThomas
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07/01/2009 16:21:00

good riddance greedy t**t rot in Leeds reserves wouldn,t stand a chance of making the Swans starting 11 he is a decent league 1 player at best
taylor2078
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07/01/2009 16:28:00

Very bad decision going in the final third of his playing career... No regrets pose is just to make him a cool guy for the media. In reality he made himself a looser.
Czech_Jack
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07/01/2009 16:46:00

he's going to be one at leeds that's for sure!!
GThomas
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07/01/2009 18:11:00

 

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