UK time is: 17:46:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Curtis: Sunday's Derby Match Is 'Huge'

Swansea City legend Alan Curtis says Sunday's South Wales derby match is 'huge' and 'even bigger' than last season's.

Both the Swans and the Bluebirds have made excellent starts to their Championship campaigns as our arch rivals occupy top position, we're not far behind in 3rd place.

Considering both teams' form and impressive performances so far, Alan Curtis reckons it's the biggest Derby match yet and he's confident that Brendan Rodgers' side have the quality to get a good result.

'People were saying that was the case last year, and without a doubt this one is bigger again.

'The positions may change a little bit because of the games on Saturday, but we are going into the weekend with Cardiff first and Swansea third in the Championship.

'When you look at the table and at how both sides are playing, it's huge.'

'This is our third year in the division and we are a really good Championship side now,' reckons Curtis.

'I hesitate to say we are going to go up, but I think we are capable of even greater things this season.

'We will certainly be in the mix next May.'


Curtis is also optimistic of our chances of promotion this season, he added:

'Squad-wise we are as good as anything around,'

'And in the two and a half years that we have been in the Championship, I haven't seen a team as good as us in terms of passing the ball.

'We are getting better.

'The players are really comfortable at this level and, the way we play, we should almost have a touch of arrogance about us now.

'The feedback we are getting from opposition managers and coaches is that we are strong and we are difficult to play against.

'Probably we could still do with adding a centre-forward to the squad, but we look a really good side.'





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: VitalSwansea Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 4 2010

Time: 6:42PM

 

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
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Phil W 13
2. KevinE 12
3. eye_nose_hat 11
4. shearers boots 3
5. GThomas 2
6. Wozza 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Aston Villa 0 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 0 - 1 Liverpool
Spurs 3 - 2 Swansea
Burnley 0 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 1 Man Utd
WBA 2 - 0 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Liverpool 30 16 6 8 12 54
6. Southampton 30 16 5 9 21 53
7. Spurs 30 16 5 9 5 53
8. Swansea 30 12 7 11 -4 43
9. West Ham 30 11 9 10 3 42
10. Stoke 30 12 6 12 -3 42
11. Crystal Palace 30 9 9 12 -5 36

Breaking League News

Ooh Saucy!
Man Utd : 31/03/2015 17:31:01
United Set to Welcome Back Van Persie
Man Utd : 31/03/2015 17:26:00
Mata's Spanish Hope!
Man Utd : 31/03/2015 17:20:01
Twist In McClaren NUFC Link
Newcastle : 31/03/2015 16:26:00
Naismith Bigs Up Fletcher After Hat-Trick.
Sunderland : 31/03/2015 16:06:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your Man of the Match vs Aston Villa
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 5%
Naughton 1%
Williams 2%
Fernandez 4%
Taylor 2%
Ki 4%
Cork 40%
Shelvey 0%
Routledge 1%
Sigurdsson 1%
Gomis 30%
Montero 10%