Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Scotland: 'We're Ready For The Premiership'

Scotland: 'We're Ready For The Premiership'

Top scorer Jason Scotland says he and other members of the squad are ready for the step up to the Premiership.

The Swans have shown that they can cope against Premier League opposition. Firstly beating Portsmouth at Fratton Park 2-0 before drawing 1-1 against Fulham on Saturday, a result that could have been far different in our favour.

Scotland has hit fine form this year, scoring 12 goals in the last 12 goals including his equaliser on Saturday to give us a replay at Craven Cottage.

He told the Western Mail:

'You always have to think you are ready to play in the Premiership,'

'It might not work out for you. You might be setting yourself up for a fall, but you must believe you are ready to take the step up.

'I've been doing it against Premiership opposition now, against Portsmouth and Fulham.

'But I am not the only one, there are plenty of boys in our dressing room who believe they are ready as well.

'You can't look too far ahead, but hopefully it will happen for us.'

'I think I have answered those who said I could not do it in the Championship or who thought I could only do it for one season,'

'The season has not finished yet, so I am just going to keep my head down and see how far I can take things.'

'To be honest, we feel a little disappointed we did not win the game at home, but we will go there and just play the way we always do.

'People will say it's going to be tough and it will, but we have just got to be ourselves. Hopefully then it will be a good day for us.'




For the very latest Championship odds

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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Monday February 16 2009
Time: 12:34PM

Comments

0
We proved the Portsmouth win wasn't just a one-off cup special and again we've outplayed and outperformed a much more stable Premiership team who are comfortable there in mid table.
KevinE
16/02/2009 14:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Adams Turns Professional

Recent Swansea City Articles

Swansea Duo In Team Of The Week (24/1/17)

Swansea City are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

Fitness Already Improving Under Paul Clement

The Swans covered the most distance this Premier League weekend, while new signing Martin Olsson spoke of the high intensity training sessions under Clement

Rate The Players: Liverpool 2-3 Swansea City

Rate the players' performances in the 3-2 away win at Liverpool

Stats: Liverpool v Swansea City

All the stats from Liverpool (2) vs (3) Swansea City, Anfield, 21st January 2017 Att: 53,169

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Liverpool
Suggested By:
Fabianski6%
Naughton1%
Mawson7%
Fernandez3%
Olsson3%
Carroll56%
Cork0%
Fer1%
Sigurdsson1%
Routledge0%
Llorente22%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 22 18 1 3 55 32
2 Arsenal 22 14 5 3 47 27
3 Spurs 22 13 7 2 46 29
4 Liverpool 22 13 6 3 45 24
5 Man City 22 13 4 5 43 15
6 Man Utd 22 11 8 3 41 12
7 Everton 22 10 6 6 36 10
8 WBA 22 9 5 8 32 2
9 Stoke 22 7 7 8 28 -6
10 West Ham 22 8 4 10 28 -7
11 Southampton 22 7 6 9 27 -4
12 AFC Bournemouth 22 7 5 10 26 -7
13 Burnley 22 8 2 12 26 -9
14 Watford 22 6 6 10 24 -13
15 Leicester City 22 5 6 11 21 -13
16 Middlesbrough 22 4 8 10 20 -7
17 Swansea 22 5 3 14 18 -25
18 Crystal Palace 22 4 4 14 16 -11
19 Hull City 22 4 4 14 16 -27
20 Sunderland 22 4 3 15 15 -22
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 1:30PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 12 2017 4:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Dennis Downing16
2.Phil W10
3.GThomas5
4.KevinE3
5.yugo232
6.forest fan2
7.williams1
8.BrianMannebach1
9.adihanbury156@msn.co1
The Vital Football Members League