Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Sousa Confident For Barnsley Clash

Sousa Confident For Barnsley Clash

Paulo Sousa is in confident mood and insists his side will be at their best on Saturday when they face Barnsley at home.

Swansea City have won just one game in 8 after last weekend's disappointing 1-0 defeat at Bristol City - an opportunity missed to extend the gap on Blackpool who lost 4-1 away at Newcastle United.

The Swans boss told BBC Sport that he set high targets at this club when he first arrived and aims to meet them this season:

'When I arrived, the chairman [Huw Jenkins] asked me to save ourselves and to stabilise in the Championship for one or two years more and then we can prepare better in the future.

'Straight away I put the target higher because I'm always like that.

'I like to have challenges and big challenges and for me from the beginning this is a big challenge. Everyone around me said I was crazy.

'I believe I can achieve important levels.

'I put this target very high and at this moment in the present, it's not enough for me, it's not enough for the players - they deserve much more than that.'


The Swans have struggled for form in recent weeks and a lack of wins has seen us drop down to 6th and just 2 points ahead of Blackpool in 7th.

Sousa believes his side can beat anyone in the League on their day:

'If we're at our best level we can beat everyone in the Championship,'

'We want to finish well this season and we want to keep the position we've had these last four months.

'I believe that for next Saturday, we will be at our best.'




Bookmark and Share



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Thursday April 15 2010
Time: 6:25PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Go out and attack then for a change, Sousa. Don't worry about conceding goals, just score more than the opposition. That's what football's about--GOALS.
Philto
15/04/2010 22:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Bristol Rovers Boss Compliments Swansea's Movement

Bristol Rovers manager Darrell Clarke complimented Swansea City's movement and ball retention in their 5-1 friendly win

Jenkins: 'Three Players Is The Minimum We Need'

Swansea City Huw Jenkins has reassured fans that the club will 'bring players in' within the 'next few weeks' - as the wait continues to see some further signings.

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

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!90%
No - there's plenty of time10%
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