Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Sousa: I Love The Club

Sousa: I Love The Club

Paulo Sousa has told the Evening Post about the good relationship he and the board have developed after just a few months since he joined as our new manager.

The 38 year-old had a difficult time at his former club QPR, working with a difficult board of directors who got too involved with managerial decisions.

He left Loftus Road in April 2009 as he was sacked for revealing confidential information.

Sousa has had a completely different experience at Swansea City though, with a welcoming board who leave Paulo to manage the squad the way he wants to with no interruptions.

'I love the club first of all because of the way they introduced themselves through the chairman,'

'The chairman and the persons on the board, their principles in life are more or less the same as mine.

'And when you go to a new place sometimes you can feel something. I feel this about the persons, about the city, about the club.

'Even before we met face to face, me and the chairman got a good feeling for each other.

'Then when I came, everything became clear from the beginning, from his side and from mine,' he added.

'This is the best way to start a good relationship.'


Sousa joined the club in June on a three-year contract and was completely happy to agree to our ways of running the club such as our wage budget and views on spending transfer fees for players.

It's excellent to hear that Sousa has already developed a good relationship with the chairman Huw Jenkins and the rest of the board, long may it continue!



Bookmark and Share






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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Thursday August 13 2009
Time: 12:30PM

Comments

0
You've got a good manager there - we were disappointed to lose him. But just one small cautionary note - he said pretty much the same thing about Flavio Briatore when he first joined us (obviously till he got to know the man!!)
sandydl
13/08/2009 16:39:00
0
well he didn't know him then, and sousa knows that the board here will let him get on with things
GThomas
13/08/2009 18:12:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Lewis Tips Joshua to Win

Vital F1 - Blog: Sochi Preview

Recent Swansea City Articles

First Game in 2017, Wins Man of the Match

It was his first appearance in 2017, and he won our man of the match poll, it could only be one player

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (24/4/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

Rate The Players: Swansea City 2-0 Stoke City

Rate the players' performances in the 2-0 home win against Stoke City

Limited Progress Made On Disabled Access

It's been reported that 13 Premier League clubs are still failing to provide the required number of wheelchair spaces for disabled supporters.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What will the result be vs Manchester United?
Suggested By:
Manchester United win51%
Draw37%
Swansea City win12%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 33 25 3 5 78 40
2 Spurs 33 22 8 3 74 47
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 32 17 12 3 63 26
6 Arsenal 32 18 6 8 60 24
7 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 32 11 7 14 40 -5
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 34 11 5 18 38 -8
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 33 10 7 16 37 -13
16 Burnley 34 10 6 18 36 -16
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 34 5 12 17 27 -19
20 Sunderland 33 5 6 22 21 -33
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2017 12:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 6 2017 5:30PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W9
2.KevinE7
3.GThomas4
4.yugo233
5.Woody1
Vital Football Comment