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Monk: We Still Have Chance At Play-Offs

Skipper Garry Monk still believes Swansea City have a chance of reaching the play-offs, despite experiencing back-to-back defeats.

It was the first we've lost two games in a row in the League since Roberto Martinez took over 107 games ago.

Anything but a win on Saturday at Sheffield Wednesday would make getting into the play-offs a really tough ask.

Garry Monk is still upbeat about our play-off chances, despite the Swans giving QPR their first win in 10 games last night at Loftus Road. The defender told BBC Sport:

'You lose two in a row and everyone thinks you're out of it but we're still in with a play-off chance.'

'You see it time and time again in this league, that a run of two or three wins can put you right back amongst the top six,'

'Of course we'd like to be in a better situation but we have seven games to go and there is every chance we can finish in the play-offs when it really matters.

'Every season you see a team in the Championship who has a late push that squeezes into the play-offs and hopefully that can be us.'

'We conceded a sloppy goal at QPR,'

'And we've no excuses. We pride ourselves on clean sheets and we must do that at Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.'


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Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 18 2009

Time: 9:06PM

Your Comments

a very slim chance if anything. we'll have more of a chance if we win sat, but i can't see us getting 1.
GThomas
a very slim chance if anything. we'll have more of a chance if we win sat, but i can't see us getting 1.
GThomas
Garry's right you still have to believe until the maths tells us otherwise. What a brilliant season we've had. Come on lads step up for the final push and see where tha gets us.
angusjack
Garry's right you still have to believe until the maths tells us otherwise. What a brilliant season we've had. Come on lads step up for the final push and see where tha gets us.
angusjack
failure to win saturday and that'll convince me our play off chances are over.
GThomas
failure to win saturday and that'll convince me our play off chances are over.
GThomas
 

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