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

Recent Swansea City Articles

Most Expensive Premier League Squads - 2016/17

With the January transfer window now temptingly close for those of us who completely lose their marbles when it comes to invented speculation in the redtops...

Laudrup Agent "Received Money" From Swansea Transfers

Reports in Denmark via leaked documents show that Laudrup's agent received large sums of money from transfers made during his spell at Swansea

Normal Service Resumed - Utter Shambles at Spurs

Swansea City were quickly back to their hold habits under Bob Bradley this afternoon with another shocking display at Spurs - who romped to an extremely comfortable 5-0 thrashing win.

After a d

Stats: Tottenham Hotspur v Swansea City

All the stats from Tottenham Hotspur (5) vs (0) Swansea City, White Hart Lane, 3rd December 2016 Att: 31,663

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:
Yes88%
No12%
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 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
14 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
15 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
16 Middlesbrough 13 2 6 5 12 -3
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 13 3 2 8 11 -17
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
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)

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 W1
2.Dennis Downing1
3.Budda2000.51
The Vital Football Members League