Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Allen Could Return In 2-3 Weeks Says Sousa

Allen Could Return In 2-3 Weeks Says Sousa

Paulo Sousa says Joe Allen's injury is not as bad as first thought and he could be back within 2-3 weeks.

The 19 year-old midfielder suffered a recurrence of his hamstring injury on Saturday at Leicester City and he limped off during the first half.

The 38 year-old boss praised the Welsh international and said that we struggled to control the match after he left the field. It was a key moment Sousa said when Allen went off as the home side took advantage and completely dominated the second half.

Luckily though, the injury isn't too bad confirmed Sousa, he told the Official site:

'The injury doesn't seem so bad,''

'He has had a good reaction since Saturday and it may only take him two to three weeks to recover.''


After our opening day defeat, Sousa wants to see his side bounce back tomorrow night with a win in the Carling Cup first round at home to League One side Brighton & Hove Albion.

He added:

'All competitions are important, especially after a defeat,''

'It's important to win and regain our confidence by playing good football.

'It was a little bit frustrating at Leicester, especially after all we've been working on in training and what I know my players are capable of.

'But that's now in the past and we have to find a different ways to achieve success.

'I am expecting a tough game and we will need to be at our best. If not then it will always be difficult to win the game.

'We need to be prepared and focussed 100 per cent to win games. This is what I want and expect from my players.''


You can read our Match Preview of the game here

If you're attending the match tomorrow night, you can follow our updates right here on Vital Swansea, including team line-ups, comments and live chat.



Bookmark and Share






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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Tuesday August 11 2009
Time: 12:45AM

Comments

0
Great news, should see Pratley return shortly afterwards
KevinE
11/08/2009 00:49:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Premier League International Cup Groups Drawn

With the announcement of an expanded Premier League International Cup for this season...

New Rules For 2016/17 - Reminder

With only a few weeks to go until proper football returns following our (again) unsuccessful...

Swansea Win Again But Guidolin Isn't Happy

Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin was far from impressed with his side's performance at Swindon despite winning 3-0

Swansea Agree Deal To Sign Striker Llorente?

Reports in Spain are suggesting that Swansea City have a deal agreed to sign striker Fernando Llorente

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Are you worried about a lack of senior signings so far this Summer?
Suggested By:
Yes!92%
No - there's plenty of time8%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Arsenal 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Burnley 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Swansea 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 WBA 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 West Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.KevinE1