Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Fletcher Backing Swans

Fletcher Backing Swans

Bournemouth skipper Steve Fletcher is backing the Swans in the play-offs as he provides BBC SPORT with his predictions in their play-off preview.

He's expecting a tight battle for the final vacant place in the Championship and said:

'All four teams are on a very even level - and on current form, there's nobody that really stands out for me. It's that tight,'

'I think you could put them all in a bag and draw one out. But if you put me on the spot, I'd say Swansea.'

'There's not one team where you can say that they're electrifying going forward, or they've got a bad defence.

'But Swansea have the firepower of Lee Trundle - so if you put them all within a yard, they might win by a millimetre.'

''I missed both Swansea games through injury, but I watched them play us at Dean Court and I thought they were streets ahead of anyone we've played.

They beat us 1-0, but they were absolutely awesome, and could easily have had seven or eight.

But since then, they've had a bad run - they went down from the top of the league and have gone in and out of the play-off positions.''


As you can expect, tickets are selling fast for Thursday's game against Brentford and already queues are believed to be stretching around a quarter of the stadium.

No doubt there'll be a huge rush tomorrow when they go on general sale.

You can read ticket news for the play-offs here

Sky Sports will be showing Huddersfield's game with Barnsley, rather than our game against Brentford. The away tie though will be shown live on Sky Sports.

PLAY-OFF FIXTURES:

Thursday, 11 May 2006
Barnsley v Huddersfield, 19:45
Swansea v Brentford, 19:45

Sunday, 14 May 2006
Brentford v Swansea, 12:15

Monday, 15 May 2006
Huddersfield v Barnsley, 19:45

Saturday, 27 May 2006
Winners 3rd v 6th v Winners 4th v 5th, 15:00


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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Monday May 8 2006
Time: 1:17PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
its nice to hear people are backing us but it counts for nowt .
sbrjack
08/05/2006 13:28:00
0
Lets hope he's right .
JACK_THE_LAD
08/05/2006 16:37:00
0
thnx 4 dat fletcher boi let hope hez right :S
swanz_gal_05
09/05/2006 16:20:00
0
nice to hear.
mattyjones
10/05/2006 15:45:00
0
When big Fletch speaks ya better listen!
tis_red
12/05/2006 20:08:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Guidolin: We're Almost Ready For The Premier League!

Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin was encouraged by today's performance as they thrashed Bristol Rovers 5-1

'Agreement in Principle' For Gomis To Join Marseille on Loan

It looks like Swansea City and Marseille have reached a financial agreement over Bafetimbi Gomis' wages to allow him to join the French club on loan

Swansea City Have Bid Rejected For Leicester's Ulloa

Swansea City have had a bid rejected for Leicester City's want-away striker Leonardo Ulloa

Jenkins 'Knows We Need 1-2 Players - Mainly Forwards'

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins says that 'we know we need 1-2 players' as fans becoming growingly concerned about a lack of signings

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!93%
No - there's plenty of time7%
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