Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Oliveira Joins Sousa As His Assistant

Oliveira Joins Sousa As His Assistant

Bruno Oliveira has joined Paulo Sousa as his assistant manager at Swansea City.

We speculated here earlier in the week that Oliveira would be joining him, having worked alongside Sousa during his time at QPR last season.

Oliveira said the initial feeling to be at Swansea City was very positive, he told Real Radio:

'The first feeling is very positive and we are really happy to be here.

'We had a good chat with Martinez when we played Swansea at QPR.'

Did you admire Swansea's play last season?

'Very much! We are Latin and we love this style of play. You can see from Paulo's statement last season that he praised Swansea a lot, he always said that they were the team that played the better football in the League. Their style of play for us was the most beautiful in the League last season.

'We are confident that we are the right choice for keeping this style of play because now it's almost a culture. '

'You, the fans and the players have to understand as well that the second year is always the most difficult, because in the first year you create some surprises. The second year is the year you have to prove that you have the quality to play in the League and achieve good results.'

Oliveira had to retire early due to injuries to both knees, but he spent a lot of time with a lot of different clubs learning to prepare for his coaching roles.

He spent time on work experience at Lazio with Sven Goran Erikkson, Real Madrid with Portugal boss Carlos Quiroz and Manchester United, learning a lot with some top names in football.

For the very latest Championship odds

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

Date:Tuesday June 23 2009
Time: 6:42PM


hopfully good times ahead.
23/06/2009 21:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

A huge Summer Coming Up For Swansea City

You can't underestimate just how much work is required in the Summer's transfer window

Stats: How Does Carvalhal Compare With His Predecessors

A look at the stats and league tables as we compare Carvalhal and other recent manager revivals at Swansea City in the Premier League

Carvalhal Not Disappointed Despite Poor Cup Exit

Carlos Carvalhal said he wasn't disappointed despite our poor performance and exit from the FA Cup at home against Spurs

Stats: Swansea City v Tottenham Hotspur

All the stats from Swansea City (0) vs (3) Tottenham Hotspur, Liberty Stadium, 17th March 2018 Att:

Swansea City Archived Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Huddersfield Town
Suggested By:
van der Hoorn17%
Andre Ayew6%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

1.Phil W8
3.keith margam2
4.Dennis Downing1
Write for Vital Football