Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Williams Hails 'Perfect' Year

Williams Hails 'Perfect' Year

Swansea City central defender Ashley Williams has described 2008 as the best year of his football career.

The Welsh international joined on a permanent basis at the beginning of the season for a bargain £400,000 from Stockport County.

His education under Jim Gannon saw him earn international honours with Wales, and under Roberto Martinez he has flourished even further and is now one of the first names on the teamsheet.

Williams told BBC Sport:

'I couldn't have asked for any more out of 2008.'

'When it started I didn't realise it was going to be so big... it was the perfect year in football for me.'

'It was a rollercoaster but enjoyable games keep coming and coming.'

'I'm happy with my performances, I think the gaffer's happy with my performances, I've just tried to adapt and work hard. Hopefully it's paying off.'


Williams also paid credit to the work of Wales boss and former Jack, John Toshack.

'I want him to stay and sign, he's the one who took a chance on me and said 'go and show what you can do' and then he kept picking me.'

'He has got a good young team together.'

'And if we can stay together I think everyone's excited about where we can go.'

'No-one can say a bad word about what he's doing now.'


Similarly Ash, no-one can say a bad word about what you're doing now.



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

Writer:Andy Morgan
Date:Friday January 16 2009
Time: 1:34PM

Comments

0
nothing much to say another great signing by the legend that is Roberto Martinez buy his autobiography great read lovely genuine man who loves our club
taylor2078
18/01/2009 20:57:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

The Swansea City Injury Table Updated

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

Premier League Cup Draw - U23s

The draw for the 32 team Premier League Cup took place earlier this afternoon and there are a few significant Midland derby clashes this year.

Officials - Swansea v Manchester United (19/8/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Swansea City and Manchester United this Saturday.

Talking Tactics: The Growing Importance of Full Backs

How full backs are becoming more and more important in the game and could be key to bringing back our playing style and identity

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 vs Manchester United?
Suggested By:
Swansea City win13%
Draw25%
Manchester United win62%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W8
2.Dennis Downing8
3.forest fan3
4.GThomas2
5.tom1
6.des1
7.Vital Swansea City1
Write for Vital Football