Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Bellamy Looks Forward To South Wales Derby

Bellamy Looks Forward To South Wales Derby

Craig Bellamy shares his thoughts ahead of what will be his first South Wales derby match on Sunday.

The Welsh international striker has been involved and scored in a number of derbies across the country including Manchester City vs Manchester United and Rangers vs Celtic but this will be the first time he's played in an all-Welsh derby.

Bellamy believes there's not too much pressure on either side:

'This is obviously my first South-Wales derby and it is a little bit different to other derby fixtures I've played in because I've grown-up with this one and I know what it's all about,'

'You have to respect just how much this game means to the people of Cardiff and Swansea, but ultimately it's a game between two teams who are doing very well in the division.



I don't think there's that much pressure on either team, so it should make for a good game. We'll be trying our best to take the three points.'

'It's very important for Welsh football that our two biggest clubs are doing so well, but it's also an indication of just how far Cardiff and Swansea have come in a relatively short space of time,' Bellamy told the club's official website

'Welsh football hasn't had a good time in the last few decades; it's been a very poor period in general, so to have two teams riding high and pushing for a place in the Premier League bodes well for the area and for the future.

'It's important that a Welsh team gets into the top flight, if not both of us. This is just another ingredient that will hopefully make for a good derby on Sunday.'




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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Friday November 5 2010
Time: 5:18PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

One Transfer Deadline Was Never Enough Was It

You've got to love the football authorities, if transfer deadline days weren't ridiculous enough already - they've now begun to breed.

Swansea City Injury List Hit For Six

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

Carvalhal: Mawson One of the Best In Premier League

Swansea City boss Carlos Carvalhal has heaped praise on defender Alfie Mawson, who returned to training this week after a knee-lock problem

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.

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:
Nordfeldt6%
Roberts7%
Naughton0%
Bartley0%
van der Hoorn60%
Olsson0%
Carroll0%
Ki17%
Routledge0%
Abraham3%
Narsingh7%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W11
2.Dennis Downing5
3.GThomas2
4.shearers boots1
5.bookman1
The Vital Football Members League