UK time is: 17:09:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

I'd Walk Over Hot Coals To Manage Swansea

Former Welsh international John Hartson said he would 'walk over hot coals' to manage Swansea City in the top flight.

The retired striker always said how he wanted to end his career playing at his hometown club but it never happened, but now he's hoping for a chance to manage the Swans instead.

Hartson has just finished his UEFA A-licence coaching badge and he told the Daily Mail:

'Several clubs have been made aware of me. I would walk over hot coals to take Swansea into the Premier League.

'I have a lot to give to coaching and management and that is what I want to do.'


Hartson has also been linked with the Motherwell job if Mark McGhee leaves to take over at Celtic.

"Not sure many managers will want to be told how to play the game. So perhaps this will narrow the choice down to existing managers who already play real football, Tilson, Hughes, De Matteo, for starters. The downside of that is, we do not want to pay any compensation to another club, which will cut down on the kitty available for new players."
keith margam




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

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

The Journalist

Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 8 2009

Time: 11:59AM

Your Comments

i think that hartson would do a good job for us but i would prefer to see some1 from the continent take over as i dont think the style of football we wana play would suit hartson as manager
james,jackarmy
don't think Hartson would be the right man, he only wants to manage us as a swansea fan, and what would his training levels be, he was never the fitest player about
cyjax
Neither do I, i dont think he's one of the top candidates to take over, theres loads more with better experience and potential
GThomas
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Archived 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)

1. keith margam 56
2. Swan_Lady2 53
3. KevinE 11
4. ottawa_swan 8
5. eye_nose_hat 7
6. Aussie_Swan 6
7. shearers boots 3
8. bluebird 2
9. Phil W 1
10. jonno1 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 0 - 1 Chelsea
Hull City 1 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 3 - 0 Norwich
Arsenal 2 - 2 Swansea
Everton 3 - 2 Swansea
Swansea 1 - 2 WBA

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Crystal Palace 33 11 4 18 -15 37
13. Hull City 33 10 6 17 -6 36
14. Aston Villa 33 9 7 17 -14 34
15. Swansea 34 8 9 17 -5 33
16. WBA 33 6 15 12 -11 33
17. Norwich 34 8 8 18 -27 32
18. Fulham 34 9 3 22 -40 30

Breaking League News

West Ham : 16/04/2014 16:51:00
Wonder-Kid Tracked
Fulham : 16/04/2014 16:42:00
Sturridge Will Miss Norwich Clash
Norwich : 16/04/2014 16:38:00
Time`s Up for Duff!
Fulham : 16/04/2014 16:38:00
No! Not Another One
Man Utd : 16/04/2014 16:33:00
Young Croatian on the way?
Chelsea : 16/04/2014 16:27:00
Sunderland Short On Numbers Ahead Of City Clash
Sunderland : 16/04/2014 16:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your man of the Match vs Chelsea
Suggested By:  
Vorm 0%
Rangel 0%
Chico 10%
Williams 10%
Davies 0%
Routledge 40%
Shelvey 0%
Britton 10%
Dyer 0%
Hernandez 10%
Bony 10%
Amat 10%