Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Thomas: Debut Goal Was Dream Come True

Thomas: Debut Goal Was Dream Come True

Casey Thomas said scoring on his senior debut in today's home friendly against FC Twente was a dream come true.

The 18 year-old came on as a late substitute and it didn't take him long to make an excellent impression.

Just a few minutes after coming on as a replacement for Orlandi, Thomas headed home Dyer's corner to give us the lead at 2-1.

Thomas heads home to put us 2-1 in front.

Then, in the final minute of the game, Thomas went on a surging run before being brought down in the box, he won a penalty which Gorka Pintado converted to score his second of the game.

Thomas told the official site:

'I had to react quickly to reach the ball first; it went down into the ground and fortunately bounced over the defender on the line and in,'

'And for the penalty I tried my best to get past him (Tiote) but he caught me and I went down.'

'I'm still only a youngster and I know that the work starts here.

'The manager told me before going on to keep my shape, stay confident and enjoy myself - and I can certainly say that I did do that.'

Bookmark and Share

For the very latest Championship odds

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

Date:Saturday July 18 2009
Time: 10:34PM


well done Casey boy! excellent run for the penalty, keep up the work!
19/07/2009 02:21:00
Very proud of you cuz!!
Elliot Thomas
19/07/2009 12:39:00
well done!
19/07/2009 17:43:00
His feet are firmly on the ground admitting that the work starts now. Took his chance very well and this can only boost his confidence.
19/07/2009 18:06:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

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:

FA Cup Team Line-Ups: Swansea City vs Tottenham Hotspur

Confirmed team Line-Ups as Swansea City host Spurs in the Fa Cup quarter-final

Clucas Explains Differences Between Carvalhal & Clement

Sam Clucas has explained the differences between current boss Carlos Carvalhal and his predecessor Paul Clement

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 Hoorn19%
Andre Ayew4%
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

Vital Members League Table

1.Phil W8
2.keith margam2
4.Dennis Downing1
The Vital Football Members League