Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Rodgers Interviewed For Swansea City Job

Rodgers Interviewed For Swansea City Job

Former Watford and Reading boss Brendan Rodgers has emerged as a possible candidate for the Swansea City manager's job.

Rodgers has applied for the role and chairman Huw Jenkins says he has spoken to him 'at length' about the role.

"When you are looking for people who are comfortable playing football our way, which is essential for us, Brendan Rodgers is someone who comes to mind,"

"He was highly thought of at Chelsea, he did a good job at Watford and then things didn`t go as he would have liked them to at Reading for a variety of reasons. But he is somebody we have talked about from day one because of his footballing beliefs.

There would be no point in us going for a manager who does not share our beliefs because when pressure builds or results go wrong, even if certain games aren`t going well, managers will quickly revert to what they believe in."


'Brendan Rodgers was one of the first names to come into us,'

'When we looked around leagues and managers that adopt our kind of football, our thoughts on the way the club should be run, the way we play and train.

'Brendon going by what he has achieved at Chelsea and then moved on to Watford, has got those principles and has always been a candidate from day one.

'I've spoken to him at length like I have with a few potential managers.

Jenkins was hoping to appoint a new manager yesterday (Monday), but he now says he hopes to bring someone in this week. Rodgers now seems to be one of the favourites, but we're still not giving up on our number 1 target Gary Speed - currently first team coach at Sheffield United.

"I would support him if he were to be employed, I'd support and get behind anyone who comes in regardless of whether i rate them or not, but my point is i don't think Rodgers has earned the right as a manager yet to be seen as someone with great credit entails and i personally don't see him as the man to take us forward."
phillip

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Wednesday July 14 2010
Time: 6:38PM

Comments

0
Did a good job at Watford when they were struggling but didnt work out for him at Reading. Good choice IMO - especially with the other names linked to the job (Adkins and Reid) :P
trueswan16
14/07/2010 20:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Mawson: Fans Helped Us Through a Bad Patch

Swansea City defender Alfie Mawson has praised the fans for helping the team 'through a bad patch'

Swansea City FC Walking Wounded - Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Swansea City FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Tactical Match Analysis: Swansea City 2-0 Leicester City

Detailed tactical match analysis as Swansea City get another vital win under Paul Clement against fellow relegation rivals Leicester City.

Leighton James Says 'Get Sigurdsson Off Corners'

Former Swansea City winger Leighton James believes that Swansea City should add some variety to their corners

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What will the result be vs Chelsea?
Suggested By:
Chelsea win0%
Draw0%
Swansea City win100%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
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)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 18 2017 5:30PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.BrianMannebach3
2.yugo233
3.Phil W3
4.KevinE2
5.GThomas2
6.Dennis Downing2
7.London Pete1
8.deano1
Write for Vital Football