UK time is: 05:45:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

O'Driscoll: 3-1 Defeat Was A Fair Result

Doncaster Rovers boss Sean O'Driscoll said yesterday's 3-1 defeat against Swansea City was a fair result.

The visitors were the brighter of the two sides early on as Swansea City struggled to get their passing game flowing, our play was rather untidy to begin with and Rovers opened the scoring after just 10 minutes.

Alan Tate was then brought down in the box after a good run down the left, and Scotland stepped up to bring the sides level again.

Gomez then struck a double in the final 20 minutes to give us a deserved win.

'I can't quite make out whether it was a difficult game for [the referee] or whether he over-reacted because he was certainly quick with the yellow cards.

'Two of them mean a red so there is little to say about Wellens being sent off although his second booking was a little soft.

'I am a little disappointed at cries of 'cheat' when James Coppinger was injured.

'The lad is now in hospital having a brain scan after suffering possible concussion.

'With regards to the football it was a fair result and Swansea are probably equipped better than most to come up a division and do well.

'You have to stamp some authority on the game right at the beginning but we didn't start very well despite scoring a goal.

'We ended up struggling to close them down. It was difficult for us as this is a hard place to come.'





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Championship odds

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

The Journalist

Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday February 22 2009

Time: 2:23PM

Your Comments

apart from their goal they didnt trouble de vries in goal i don't think and while we were under par it was a deserved win.
GThomas
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

Monk's Reaction On Oliveira Signing (Tuesday December 23 2014)

Surely Swansea City Won't Sell Gomis!? (Tuesday December 23 2014)

Stats: Hull City v Swansea City (Saturday December 20 2014)

Bruce: We're Missing Our Big Players (Saturday December 20 2014)

Wholesale Team Changes Pay Off For Monk (Saturday December 20 2014)

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - vs Spurs (Monday December 15 2014)

Archived Swansea City 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)

1. Phil W 31
2. KevinE 22
3. GThomas 13
4. eye_nose_hat 12
5. shearers boots 5
6. R20EastStand 2
7. jacko 1
8. Derekobrien 1
9. david 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Hull City 0 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 1 - 2 Spurs
West Ham 3 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 0 Q.P.R.
Swansea 1 - 1 Crystal Palace
Man City 2 - 1 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Southampton 17 9 2 6 15 29
6. Arsenal 17 7 6 4 9 27
7. Spurs 17 8 3 6 -1 27
8. Swansea 17 7 4 6 3 25
9. Newcastle 17 6 5 6 -5 23
10. Liverpool 17 6 4 7 -3 22
11. Everton 17 5 6 6 0 21

Breaking League News

Redknapp - We Need A Solution Against Arsenal
Q.P.R. : 24/12/2014 18:11:00
Sunderland Behind Us, Manchester United Ahead
Newcastle : 24/12/2014 17:56:00
Pellegrini Looking For Ninth Win
Man City : 24/12/2014 17:40:00
Manchester city Get Winter Training Camp
Man City : 24/12/2014 17:33:00
In the (not so) bleak midwinter
Chelsea : 24/12/2014 17:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What will the result be vs Aston Villa?
Suggested By:  
Swansea City win 73%
Draw 9%
Aston Villa win 18%