Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

De Vries Says Sorry For Error At Forest

De Vries Says Sorry For Error At Forest

Swansea City goalkeeper Dorus De Vries says he's sorry for being at fault for conceding the vital goal to give Nottingham Forest a 1-0 win on Saturday at the City Ground.

It was a tight contest between 3rd and 4th in the Championship which looked like it was heading for a goalless draw until Chambers headed home from a corner after De Vries missed the in swinging cross.

After the game, the Swans were angered by some more refereeing decisions that went against us. Pratley was denied what looked like a stone-wall penalty, and there was an offside leading up to the corner that created Forest's winning goal.

De Vries said:

'It's so hard for us because we are very angry at what happened,'

'You have the penalty we should have had, and then the corner where their guy is two yards offside — it's very clear — and they get a corner and punish us.

'Again we have a decision when we are denied points by a referee's decision.

'You have to do things yourself, don't get me wrong, but the decisions made by referees can be very costly.

'We are gutted with the goal. I caught my fist to it, but there wasn't enough contact. Maybe that sums up our day.

'But I have to say sorry to the guys and the supporters for missing the ball.'


The Dutch goalkeeper also commented on the poor match officials and their decisions:

'The referee gave so much to them and nothing to us,' added the Swansea keeper. 'I saw (Wes) Morgan hanging on to Shefki (Kuqi) on so many occasions, but we get nothing.

'He (Colin Webster) was a big influence on the game and a referee shouldn't be that.

'I guess we shouldn't focus on the referee and let his decisions affect us, but there's been a lot of times now where things have gone against us. Things should balance themselves up, but we could play another 50 games and maybe it would only happen for us then.'




Bookmark and Share



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Monday March 8 2010
Time: 6:02PM

Comments

0
He hasnt made many mistakes all season but if the referee was any good we would have had another clean sheet.
trueswan16
08/03/2010 19:34:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

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.

Stoke Win Brings Positive Feeling Back Says Clement

Swansea City boss Paul Clement says his side have some momentum again after a vital home win over Stoke City

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Stoke City
Suggested By:
Fabianski14%
Naughton0%
Mawson0%
Fernandez4%
Kingsley0%
Britton45%
Ki0%
Carroll8%
Ayew25%
Llorente4%
Sigurdsson0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 32 24 3 5 75 38
2 Spurs 32 21 8 3 71 46
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 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
7 Arsenal 31 17 6 8 57 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 31 11 7 13 40 -3
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 33 11 5 17 38 -7
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 32 10 7 15 37 -12
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 33 4 12 17 24 -20
20 Sunderland 32 5 6 21 21 -32
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

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
Write for Vital Football