Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Martinez Could Play Scotland & Dobbie Together

Martinez Could Play Scotland & Dobbie Together

Roberto Martinez says he could play Jason Scotland and Stephen Dobbie up front together next season.

The Swansea boss is a big fan of his 4-5-1 formation with Scotland as a lone striker. Very rarely does he switch to 4-4-2, only during a game to boost our attacking options.

But the Spaniard told the Evening Post that he could give Scotland a strike partner next season in new signing Dobbie, who have played together briefly at St Johnstone.

Both players were a huge success in the Scottish First Division. Dobbie scored 24 goals last season for Queen of the South while Scotland scored 33 goals in 65 League starts during his 2-year spell with St Johnstone between 2005 and 2007.

Martinez told the Evening Post:

'You are talking about two players who can understand each other fantastically well,'

'They were together at St Johnstone and they know each other really well.

'They were together at St. Johnstone and they know each other really well.

'I have seen a couple of DVD's and they looked to have a great understanding then. We hope to rekindle that and polish it.'

'I would say Jason can only play that central role or just in behind as a shadow striker,'

'But Stephen can play centrally on his own, he can play with another striker or he can play out wide.

'He is a clinical finisher who can play in any position up front.'


Roberto Martinez may not have the chance to play the duo together though as Jason Scotland has been strongly linked to a number of clubs, including Premiership sides Fulham and Middlesbrough.

Could Dobbie and Scotland form a lethal partnership up front next season?

CLICK HERE TO SHARE YOUR VIEWS


Bookmark and Share



For the very latest Championship odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online

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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Wednesday May 13 2009
Time: 11:11AM

Comments

0
i'd love that, sounds like an awesome pairing up front!
GThomas
13/05/2009 13:22:00
0
yes but has scotland signed new deal there is bad news beause afonso alaves has broken foot which middelsbough will come in for a bid
mumblesjack98
13/05/2009 15:58:00
0
The opposition did their homework on Scotland as the lone striker, and blocked him out. Something new has to be done for next season, so 2 in attack will be better.
willow
14/05/2009 20:06:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Baku Preview

Recent Swansea City Articles

2017/18 Final Weekend Details

With the release of the Premier League fixtures last week and last Wednesday seeing the EFL following suit, the full details for the final weekends across...

Swans In Search For Best Moves For Amat & Borja

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins says that they are looking for suitable moves for Spanish duo Jordi Amat and Borja Baston

Initial TV Selection Dates - 2017/18

With the release of the Premier League fixture lists last Wednesday, the Premier League have now released the basic windows where television selections...

30 Minute Halves - No Rebounds On Penalties?

The International Football Association Board are investigating a variety of rule book changes when it comes to the future of football.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Do you like the new 2017/18 kit?
Suggested By:
Like both home & away kits51%
Like home kit, not the away0%
Like away kit, not the home37%
Dislike both12%
Not sure yet0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.KevinE2
The Vital Football Members League