UK time is: 22:14:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rodgers Praises 'Excellent' Dobbie

Brendan Rodgers praised Stephen Dobbie for his man of the match performance in yesterday's 3-0 home win against Doncaster Rovers.

The Scottish striker was given a rare start as an attacking midfielder and he impressed - giving Rodgers food for thought for the remaining 14 games.

"He was excellent,"

"I thought he was terrific and some of the combination play in the early part of the game was outstanding. He brings that and I`ve always said he`s got a great talent.

He drifts around and he`s really effective when he has got space and links well with good players, and we`ve got many of those. I brought him off to give him that round of applause because I thought he deserved that."


Rodgers also praised the team performance:

"The performance today was excellent,"

"It shows the progress we`ve made. Doncaster have got a few injuries but you`ve still got to do the job. I thought that offensively and defensively we were very good, but there is always room for improvement and that`s what we are always demanding.

"I`ve got to give credit to the players though, they were excellent. Ashley Williams and Alan Tate were outstanding and you can see why Scott Sinclair scores so many goals. When he gets in the box he has the desire of a striker and to have 19 goals as a wide player says a lot."


"He was excellent as Rodgers says. We've needed someone like Dobbie up there to help create chances and support the lone striker and hopefully he'll play in that position more often."
eye nose hat




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:Sunday February 20 2011

Time: 3:00PM

 

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

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

Are Stoke the 14th biggest club?
Stoke : 01/04/2015 20:00:00
Is Walcott on the Chelsea Radar?
Chelsea : 01/04/2015 18:57:01
Rovers Hoping for Henry Return
West Ham : 01/04/2015 18:50:01
Did You Watch England Last Night?
West Ham : 01/04/2015 18:44:01
Hammers on the Trail of Onuoha
West Ham : 01/04/2015 18:37:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your Man of the Match vs Aston Villa
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 7%
Naughton 1%
Williams 2%
Fernandez 4%
Taylor 2%
Ki 4%
Cork 39%
Shelvey 1%
Routledge 1%
Sigurdsson 1%
Gomis 29%
Montero 9%