Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Dobbie's Goalscoring Not A Worry For Jenkins

Dobbie's Goalscoring Not A Worry For Jenkins

Huw Jenkins says he's not worried about Stephen Dobbie's goalscoring for our main play-off rivals Blackpool.

The Scottish striker joined the Seasiders on loan at the beginning of February and he has scored 4 goals in 6 start for Ian Holloway's side, who lie just 2 points adrift from us in 7th.

Many fans have questioned the reasoning behind the move, why we haven't recalled him and why we've allowed him to play in the play-offs for Blackpool if they did get into the top 6.

Instead of worrying about our player's contribution for our biggest play-off rivals, chairman Huw Jenkins says we must concentrate on ourselves and getting the wins we need to stay in the top 6.

'I am like every other Swansea supporter — I would like to see Stephen Dobbie here playing with us because that's what we signed him for,'

'But the point is that a few players had to go out on loan and get some games under their belt.

'Players and their agents are not happy if those players are just sat around on a Saturday.

'They want to go out and play games, and that's where we were with Stephen.'

'We fully expect him to be back at the end of this season to restart his career with us,'

'As for what he does while he is with Blackpool, we can't really worry about that.

'The way I look at it is that if he didn't play for them, somebody else would and, who knows, they might score more goals.

'The fact is that our fate is in our hands, as it has been since Stephen left.

'Therefore we only need to concentrate on ourselves and worry about what we're doing.'


There has been much speculation as you'd expect about Dobbie's future at Swansea City, some of it suggesting that he could be leaving the Liberty Stadium for a number of different reasons. Hopefully the speculation will prove to be a load of rubbish, because he has proved he can score goals at this level - which is something we've been severely lacking in this season.



Bookmark and Share



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Thursday April 15 2010
Time: 7:16PM

Comments

0
Well Well, we really have got a lot of goalscorers haven't we Huw Jenkins ? The problem is we have a manager who is so defensive that attack minded players get pushed to one side. If Sousa remains then Dobbie should be looking to stay at Blackpool--- they are a real attacking team.
Philto
15/04/2010 22:43:00
0
agree totally, and if Sousa is with us next season, we won't be in the top half as many teams now know all about our style of play, and without a top goalscorer i fear we will struggle all next season as we have the last 3 or 4 months
cyjax
16/04/2010 12:00:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Red & Yellow & Oh I'm Off...Brighton v Swansea (24/2/18)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Brighton and Swansea City this Saturday.

Team For Brighton & HA - Both Ayew's Up Front?

Swansea City are back in Premier League action on Saturday as they travel to fellow relegation rivals Brighton & HA - who should line-up for the Swans?

FA Cup Quarter Finals - Full Draw (17/2/18)

The draw for the quarter final stage of this season's FA Cup took place earlier this evening.

This Week's Carvalhal Analogy Is About Police Academy

Carlos Carvalhal admitted a third FA Cup replay was the 'last thing they wanted' after failing to beat Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough

Swansea City Archived 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 Sheffield Wednesday
Suggested By:
Nordfeldt7%
Roberts9%
Naughton0%
Bartley0%
van der Hoorn52%
Olsson0%
Carroll0%
Ki19%
Routledge0%
Abraham4%
Narsingh9%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W11
2.Dennis Downing5
3.GThomas2
4.bookman1
Vital Football Comment