Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Tate Hoping To Face His Former Club In Cup

Tate Hoping To Face His Former Club In Cup

Full back Alan Tate is hoping they can beat Fulham in the FA Cup 5th round replay to face his former club Manchester United.

A quarter-final home tie against the Premier League title holders awaits but Swansea City need to travel to Craven Cottage and get a win to setup a hugely attractive game at the Liberty Stadium.

Alan Tate would obviously love to face his former club and he wonders how the Swans aren't in the next round already, he told the Evening Post:

'The first thing I said when it came out was 'Why didn't we beat Fulham?','

'We should have got through on Saturday and I can't believe we didn't now that it could be United next.

'It would be amazing for the club if we could get through. The fans deserve a big club at home and there's no bigger club in the world than Manchester United.

'It's a great draw for me personally, especially as it would be a first chance to face my old club.

'But we have got to beat Fulham at their place now and that's a big ask.

Realistically we haven't been drawn against United until we get through and I'm sure Fulham will be just as excited as we are about the chance to face them.'

'It doesn't make that much difference being away from home,' he added.

'The pitch might be a bit narrower and a bit shorter, but we have to go there and play as we always do.

'It would be amazing to play United, so hopefully we can all come together as a club and try to get past Fulham.'




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: 12:39PM

Comments

0
It will be gutting for everyone at the club if we lost at Fulham now in the replay. We deserve to go through and hopefully we can go one better and beat them on their own patch next week.
KevinE
16/02/2009 14:20:00
0
after what tatey has done for us playing in his new left back role, hes done a superb job there and i think that he deserves the chance to show his former club exactly what they let go.. and let him show them that he is a good left sided player aswel as right sided. come on the jacks lets do fulham up there.
Gilley07
17/02/2009 00:42:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

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

Swansea City Finally Settle Sigurdsson Sale To Everton

Swansea City and Everton finally agree the sale of Gylfi Sigurdsson - who signs a five-year deal at Goodison Park

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

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 Southampton
Suggested By:
Fabianski43%
Naughton0%
Mawson28%
Fernandez16%
Olsson0%
Britton5%
Carroll1%
Fer1%
Routledge1%
Ayew0%
Abraham5%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Dennis Downing8
2.Phil W7
3.forest fan2
4.GThomas2
5.tom1
6.des1
7.Vital Swansea City1
Vital Football Comment