UK time is: 12:12:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Dimi Wanting Number One Shirt

On loan goalkeeper Dimi Konstantopoulos is hoping his cup heroics against Portsmouth will lead to an extended run in the Swansea team.

The Greek has spent most of his loan spell warming the bench behind regular 'keeper Dorus de Vries, but was given the chance to shine at Fratton Park.

And shine he did, making some outstanding saves to help the Swans claim a memorable win.

That taste of first team action has only served to make the Greek even hungrier for regular football.

Dimi told the Western Mail:

"Every game you play you want to make your stand and show what you can do," he added.

"Then you hope you will carry on in the team.'

"It`s hard because you often have to wait to get your chance. But, when you do, it`s up to you to take it.'

"I`d like to think I took my chance against Portsmouth. When you don`t concede and make a few good saves, I think you have done well enough to show you can be a first-team regular."

As for his future, he added: "I am here on loan until the 31st and then we will sit down and look at the situation.'

"But obviously I want to play games and I don`t want to just be sitting on the bench.'

"I`m quite happy with things at the moment. But I will have to sit down with the gaffer and see what he says."


Despite his excellent showing on the South coast, de Vries is likely to regain his place in goal for the home game against Preston on Tuesday night.




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: Andy Morgan  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 26 2009

Time: 6:30PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Archived 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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Newcastle 1 - 2 Swansea
Swansea 0 - 1 Chelsea
Hull City 1 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 3 - 0 Norwich
Arsenal 2 - 2 Swansea
Everton 3 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Stoke 35 11 11 13 -10 44
11. Crystal Palace 35 13 4 18 -13 43
12. West Ham 35 10 7 18 -10 37
13. Swansea 35 9 9 17 -4 36
14. Hull City 33 10 6 17 -6 36
15. Aston Villa 34 9 8 17 -14 35
16. WBA 33 6 15 12 -11 33

Breaking League News

Spurs v Fulham: The Report.
Spurs : 20/04/2014 12:06:00
Liverpool: LFC vs. Norwich City Team News
Liverpool : 20/04/2014 11:24:00
Randy A Willing Seller - But No Deals Done
Aston Villa : 20/04/2014 10:57:00
Make Your Mind Up Time for Shaw
Man Utd : 20/04/2014 10:46:00
Rio Set for QPR Move?
Man Utd : 20/04/2014 10:40:00
Swiss Youngster on Hammers Radar!
West Ham : 20/04/2014 10:33:00
And the Tears Flowed
West Ham : 20/04/2014 10:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you want Garry Monk as the next permanent manager?
Suggested By:  
Yes 34%
No 66%