Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Bodde: I'm Recovering Well

Bodde: I'm Recovering Well

Swansea City midfielder Ferrie Bodde says he's recovering well from his knee injury which has ended his season.

He's been out since November 21st when he picked up the injury during our 3-2 home defeat against Birmingham.

Many of us wrote off our chances of reaching the play-off places after losing one of our best players for the remainder of the season.

Instead, the Swans went on a 16-match unbeaten run, and along with Pratley's recent injury as well, we've proven we can cope well without our star players.

Bodde has been impressed with the team, he told Wales Online:

"To be honest, I`m not sure that any of us have been really missed.

"They have won without us.

"Obviously, we would like to be in the side, but they haven`t struggled without us.

"The lads are winning games and have been playing well. They played Fulham off the park. It shows everyone is replaceable.

"I think what the squad has shown this season is that we can cope, no matter who is missing from the side.

"Every player we have here has shown what they can do. This can only be good for the club.

"Some guys have shown they can sit on the bench for half a season, but when they are called on they are strong. That is good for us.

"Everybody is very positive about the future at this club."


Bodde now says he's aiming to return ready for pre-season, rather than to feature in May if we manage to extend our season by finishing in the play-offs.

The Dutchman added:

"We have had real bad luck this season with injuries, particularly in midfield. "

"If you look at my injury and Darren`s, they are just unfortunate. It is not like they are muscle problems or a hamstring - it is just in many ways bad luck from a fall or something like that.

"I have a target to return, but anything can happen to set you back. I could say in 10 weeks, 20 weeks, 50 weeks, but that is just my idea in my head.

"I think this season is gone for me, but things are progressing well. I believe I will be ready for pre-season. That is my aim now anyway."


Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stacey Interview



For the very latest Championship odds

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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Sunday March 1 2009
Time: 5:59PM

Comments

0
we'd be in the play-offs now if he was playing, same if pratley was. we've done well without them but dropped too many points when we should have won, pratley and bodde would have made the difference, especially in some of those 8 consecutive draws we had.
GThomas
02/03/2009 19:06:00
0
we'd be in the play-offs now if he was playing, same if pratley was. we've done well without them but dropped too many points when we should have won, pratley and bodde would have made the difference, especially in some of those 8 consecutive draws we had.
GThomas
02/03/2009 19:06:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

The Swansea City FC Walking Wounded - Injury Table

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

Jenkins Wants Stability - Bradley's Job is Safe

Huw Jenkins has finally come out and spoken this week, and he added to comments that Bradley's job is safe

Match Day Officials v Sunderland (10/12/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Sunderland this weekend.

EFL Trophy Third Round Draw Tomorrow

With Tuesday evening seeing the bulk of the EFL Trophy second round ties taking place...

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

After the 5-0 defeat to Spurs, should Bob Bradley be sacked?
Suggested By:
Yes87%
No13%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
8 Everton 14 5 5 4 20 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 AFC Bournemouth 14 5 3 6 18 -3
11 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Middlesbrough 14 3 6 5 15 -2
14 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
15 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
16 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 14 3 2 9 11 -18
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
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)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 8:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 3 2017 8:00PM : Crystal Palace (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W4
2.Dennis Downing4
3.BrianMannebach3
4.KevinE1
5.Topref1
6.forest fan1
7.Budda2000.51
Vital Football Comment