UK time is: 12:10:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Martinez: 'Play-Offs, A Big Ask But Achievable'

Swansea City boss Roberto Martinez says reaching the play-off this season is a big ask but it's achievable.

We've dented our play-off hopes in the space of 4 days after suffering back-to-back League defeats for the first time in Roberto's reign as manager here.

Crystal Palace beat us 3-1 at home last Saturday before we lost 1-0 at QPR on Tuesday night.

Hopefully we can put things right again on Saturday when we visit Sheffield Wednesday, and Martinez was in typical upbeat mood, he told BBC Sport:

'It's a big ask but it's something that is achievable.'

'I'm looking at the squad, we are starting to become stronger in terms of numbers,'

'The international break is coming at a good moment and then we have six fixtures in the most exciting time of the season.

'So we are in the right fight. But we know we have to pride ourselves and learn quick [especially with] the new expectations the football club has got.'


We're 5 points adrift of 6th place but a win on Saturday would vastly improve our chances of the play-offs and would give us a boost in confidence which is what we need with only 8 games to play.



Bookmark and Share




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

Free 15 bet when you spend 5 on The New Football Pools




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

The Journalist

Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 19 2009

Time: 8:41PM

Your Comments

definitely a big ask considering how lacklustre form of late, must win sat otherwise we've got no chance.
GThomas
definitely a big ask considering how lacklustre form of late, must win sat otherwise we've got no chance.
GThomas
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Swansea 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. WBA 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. West Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Barkley one of the best in the World
Everton : 30/07/2014 11:00:00
If Only We Have Hindsight?
Spurs : 30/07/2014 10:22:00
Young at Heart?
Chelsea : 30/07/2014 09:02:00
Barkley rewarded
Everton : 30/07/2014 09:00:00
Club withdraws from Lukaku chase?
Everton : 30/07/2014 08:48:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What position does Monk need to strengthen the most?
Suggested By:  
Goalkeeper 0%
Full back 40%
Central defender 15%
Defensive midfielder 25%
Attacking central midfielder 5%
Winger 5%
Striker 10%
We don't need any more signings 0%