UK time is: 03:03:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rodgers Excited About Swansea vs Cardiff Game

Brendan Rodgers says he is excited about tomorrow's big South Wales derby match at the Liberty Stadium.

The Swansea City manager will take charge of his first derby game at home to Cardiff City and he and his team will be targeting a first ever double-win in the fixture.

Rodgers knows what it's like to beat Cardiff City, having watched his side beat the Bluebirds at their Stadium earlier in the season thanks to a goal from former loanee striker Marvin Emnes.

The Swans dominated that day and Rodgers says he's looking for a similar performance tomorrow:

'Their squad is as strong as it gets in this division, particularly when you look at the players they have at the top end of the field.

It`s a difficult task to contain them but we were outstanding at their place earlier in the season and we`re looking for a similar performance on Sunday.

'I respect them - they have a terrific manager and some terrific players and we know there`s a threat there. But if we play with the aggression and the charisma we showed at Bristol City (where the Swans won 2-0 in midweek) we have a good chance.'

'They all tell me about the atmosphere at the Liberty with the acoustics we have got and I`m really excited about what is a very big game.'





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:Saturday February 5 2011

Time: 4:32PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

Stats: Swansea City v Southampton (Saturday September 20 2014)

We Need To Manage Games Better (Friday September 19 2014)

Report - Chelsea 4-2 Swansea City (Saturday September 13 2014)

Full Time: Chelsea 4-2 Swansea City (Saturday September 13 2014)

Chelsea Waiting To Decide On Costa (Friday September 12 2014)

Congratulations Garry Monk! (Friday September 12 2014)

Monk: 'Anyone is Beatable' (Thursday September 11 2014)

Britton Expected To Return In a Month (Thursday September 11 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. Swan_Lady2 52
2. KevinE 43
3. shearers boots 38
4. keith margam 34
5. GThomas 19
6. eye_nose_hat 19
7. ottawa_swan 13
8. Phil W 11
9. justajack 3
10. Come_On_You_Swans 3

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 0 - 1 Southampton
Chelsea 4 - 2 Swansea
Swansea 3 - 0 WBA
Swansea 1 - 0 Burnley
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Southampton 5 3 1 1 6 10
3. Aston Villa 5 3 1 1 0 10
4. Arsenal 5 2 3 0 4 9
5. Swansea 5 3 0 2 2 9
6. Man City 4 2 1 1 3 7
7. Spurs 4 2 1 1 2 7
8. West Ham 5 2 1 2 1 7

Breaking League News

Arsenal`s Control Freaks Take The Points
Arsenal : 21/09/2014 00:41:00
Liverpool : 20/09/2014 21:58:00
Swansea : 20/09/2014 21:23:00
Bodymoor Closed For Business After Arsenal Loss
Aston Villa : 20/09/2014 21:19:00
Report - Bony Sent Off As Southampton Win 1-0
Swansea : 20/09/2014 19:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your Man of the Match vs Southampton
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 1%
Rangel 0%
Fernandez 0%
Williams 11%
Taylor 0%
Ki 66%
Shelvey 0%
Routledge 0%
Dyer 0%
Sigurdsson 0%
Bony 11%
Montero 11%