Swansea City - Tate: I Want To End My Career With Swansea City
UK time is: 12:22:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Tate: I Want To End My Career With Swansea City

Alan Tate has told BBC Sport that he wants to end his footballing career at Swansea City.

Yesterday's stand in skipper has signed a new 4-year deal at the club which will keep him at the Liberty Stadium until 2013.

While former manager Roberto Martinez wrongly said he'd have to be forced out to leave, there's no doubt that Alan Tate means every word when he says it:

'I know the manager before said he'd have to be forced but I will have to be forced out.

'I love the club, I love area and its the area I want to live in when I pack in playing.'

'It was nice to get the contract sorted but there was never an issue,'

'There was never in any doubt that I wanted to stay. This is a club that I love so I am proud to be captain when Garry is not available.'

Tate headed home a late equaliser to get a point yesterday at home to Watford and he added:

'It was nice to steal the headlines from Trunds!'

'Lee is a good lad and did well.

'If he maintains the hunger he showed on his debut, he'll get goals. His headed chance was strange for him because heading it is not his strong area.

'Lee was brilliant here in his first spell so has a massive advantage compared to any other players else coming here. He loves the club and the area and has the desire to do well.

'But I was pleased with my goal to save a point as we pulled a point out after the jaws of defeat. In my opinion, justice was done because we deserved something from the game.'

Bookmark and Share

Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

The Journalist

Writer: VitalSwansea Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 30 2009

Time: 1:28PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
True legend!
Report Abuse
30/08/2009 13:31:00

well done tate'y boy
Report Abuse
30/08/2009 14:28:00

A true Jack... Nice one.
Report Abuse
30/08/2009 15:55:00

Loyality in football very rare these days hat off to you Tatey boy true Swansea Legend
Report Abuse
30/08/2009 19:34:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

Archived Swansea City Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. shearers boots 3
2. eye_nose_hat 3
3. Phil W 1
4. KevinE 1
5. GThomas 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Southampton 3 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 0 - 0 Everton
Watford 1 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 1 Man Utd
Sunderland 1 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 0 Newcastle

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Southampton 8 3 3 2 3 12
10. Liverpool 7 3 2 2 -2 11
11. Watford 8 2 4 2 -1 10
12. Swansea 7 2 3 2 0 9
13. Norwich 8 2 3 3 -2 9
14. Stoke 8 2 3 3 -2 9
15. AFC Bournemouth 8 2 2 4 -2 8

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Is Allardyce Heading Back to the Premier League?
West Ham : 04/10/2015 12:11:01
AUDIO: Bilic: 'A good point for us'
West Ham : 04/10/2015 12:04:00
Everton V Liverpool Match Preview
Everton : 04/10/2015 12:00:00
Valdes Bound for Spanish Return?
Man Utd : 04/10/2015 11:58:00
United Interested in Dutch Defender
Man Utd : 04/10/2015 11:50:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Southampton
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 1%
Taylor 45%
Williams 0%
Fernandez 9%
Naughton 0%
Ki 9%
Shelvey 0%
Cork 18%
Sigurdsson 9%
Ayew 9%
Gomis 0%
Montero 0%
Eder 0%