UK time is: 16:27:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Kuqi: Sousa Has Created An Unbelievable Atmosphere

Shefki Kuqi says Paulo Sousa has created an unbelievable atmosphere amongst the squad.

The Finn, Swansea City's most recent signing, joined in January on a free transfer from Koblenz and he has already scored 2 winning goals to help us pick up points.

His second goal for the club came in yesterday's 1-0 win away at Derby County, as he headed home David Cotterill's free-kick to give us 3 more vital points - which extends our gap from Cardiff City to 4.

Kuqi told BBC Sport:

'I'm really pleased, not just because of the goal but because of the three points after the lads put in so much effort,'

'We've been practising free kicks and corners every day in training and it paid off.

'We've got a really good group here, the gaffer has created an unbelievable atmosphere.

'I'm really happy to be part of this team. We're looking for a really exciting end of season.

'I had other options when I came here. But there was something that clicked with me straight away.

'I'm really happy to be here now.'


The 33 year-old striker also commented on the sendings off in yesterday's game, as both teams ended the match with 10 men.

McEveley got a second yellow card for a foul on Nathan Dyer, but he was lucky to be on the pitch after an awful two-footed tackle on Joe Allen.

Gorka Pintado came on as a second half substitute but it didn't take him to get sent off, after a 2-footed lunge on Robbie Savage.

Kuqi added: 'It should have been a straight red [for McElevey],'

'But he got away with it. I don't think he [Pintado is] that type of player but Savage got straight up.

'I don't think he meant to hurt him. I'm pleased it wasn't anything bad.

'He's going to be suspended for a couple of games but I'm sure he'll be back again.'




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!



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

The Journalist

Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday February 21 2010

Time: 1:37PM

Your Comments

i didnt know what to make about kuqi when he first signed, and before he came here. he's 33 and i wondered whether he'd be too slow and unfit. totally wrong as he's gelled in instantly and scored 2 goals to gain us 4 points. keep it up kuqi, love the swan dive!
eye_nose_hat
4 points? 6 you mean. we won against palace and derby.
trueswan16
 

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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Swansea 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. WBA 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. West Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Sacramento 0-1 Albion
WBA : 22/07/2014 14:58:00
Foster signs New Long Term Deal
WBA : 22/07/2014 14:56:00
Season Long Loan For Wisdom Confirmed
WBA : 22/07/2014 14:48:00
Harsh Red In Tough Test
WBA : 22/07/2014 14:41:00
Hooiveld - Swindon Shows Required Improvement
Southampton : 22/07/2014 14:18:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would you like to see the return of Gylfi Sigurdsson?
Suggested By:  
Yes 90%
No 10%