UK time is: 18:19:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rodgers Happy With A Point At Barnsley

Brendan Rodgers said he was happy to get a point at Barnsley yesterday after a poor first half performance.

Scott Sinclair scored a late penalty after the Tykes went in front early on.

While Robins disagreed with the spot kick decision, Rodgers had the opposite view of it and said:

'I am happy with a point after the first half performance.

'We weren't aggressive enough at defending.

The reaction of the team in the second half was outstanding.

'It was a clear penalty; it was a clearer penalty than the

Barnsley goal looked.

'I was disappointed at how we defended the corner, it was poor defending. I am happy with the second half; they showed the spirit that there is in that group of players.

'It's important when you are trying to build a good side that you have that camaraderie in the team. We sorted one or two things out at half-time.

'Leon Britton came on for the last 15 minutes and did a good job.

It's a very tight league and there are some big clubs involved - and we are proud and happy to be among them.

'I've got a great belief in this group of players. We knew when we came here that Barnsley have one of the best home records in the league, they've won eight out of 13 matches so we knew that this was a tough place to come to.'


It was a disappointing day for the Swans really, a decent chance to keep the momentum going against a team in the bottom half, but we drop to 4th after wins for QPR, Cardiff City and Norwich.




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: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 23 2011

Time: 4:18PM

Your Comments

A poor performance really, we have to be looking to win this type of game. Luke Moore continues to dissappoint up front, seems as if Rodgers has made an error in letting go of Easter., time will tell. Barnsley had a make-shift defence and we couldn't exploit it. Surely we have to be more attack minded and quicker getting forward if we want promotion. Saying all that we did get a point from an away game and maybe that's a bonus. Win at home and a point away is ok but the games are getting less and less now.
Philto
Dont think you can judge Luke Moore yet. Thought he played well against Palace last week and nearly every player on the pitch yesterday was bad (apart from Dobs) so he just needs games.
trueswan16
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swansea City Articles

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - vs Spurs (Monday December 15 2014)

Report - Swansea City 1-2 Spurs (Sunday December 14 2014)

Monk Wants Gomis At Swansea City (Saturday December 13 2014)

It's Bartley's First Team Place To Lose (Saturday December 13 2014)

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Phil W 28
2. KevinE 19
3. eye_nose_hat 10
4. GThomas 7
5. shearers boots 4
6. R20EastStand 2
7. Derekobrien 1
8. david 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 1 - 2 Spurs
West Ham 3 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 0 Q.P.R.
Swansea 1 - 1 Crystal Palace
Man City 2 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 1 Arsenal

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Arsenal 16 7 5 4 9 26
7. Spurs 16 7 3 6 -2 24
8. Newcastle 16 6 5 5 -4 23
9. Swansea 16 6 4 6 2 22
10. Everton 16 5 6 5 3 21
11. Liverpool 16 6 3 7 -3 21
12. Stoke 16 5 4 7 -3 19

Breaking League News

John Alder's NUFC Collection To Be Auctioned
Newcastle : 18/12/2014 18:10:00
Villa In The NON Rip Off List For Mascots
Aston Villa : 18/12/2014 17:09:00
Hammers v Leicester, Most Important Match So Far
West Ham : 18/12/2014 17:06:00
West Ham`s Downing on Europe!
West Ham : 18/12/2014 16:59:00
Spurs MotM v Newcastle? (League Cup)
Spurs : 18/12/2014 15:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Spurs
Suggested By:  
Tremmel 0%
Rangel 0%
Williams 0%
Bartley 20%
Taylor 0%
Ki 0%
Britton 50%
Routledge 20%
Montero 0%
Sigurdsson 0%
Bony 10%