UK time is: 01:08:48
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Williams Explains 'Guns' Celebration

Ashley Williams explains the reasons behind his 'guns' goal celebrations after scoring twice in the last 2 games.

The defender wasn't willing to explain his celebration last week when he scored at Middlesbrough to make the scores 3-3. He flexed his bicep last Saturday and yesterday he flexed both as he headed the ball in for his second goal of the season.

Williams said the celebration was just a bit of fun, after doing more gym sessions recently:

'I did one arm last week when I scored at Middlesbrough,''

'I said if I scored this week I would do the two.

'It's only a bit of fun. I've been doing extra gym sessions in the morning and I told our fitness conditioner (Ryland Morgans) I'd flex the guns if I scored.

'I was happy with the goal because last week's was a scrappy one. I was a bit disappointed he saved my first effort, but I tried to react to the rebound with a diving header which went in.

'As a defender it's always nice to get a clean sheet, but it's also nice to pop up with a goal or two as well.''


Williams also talked about the team performance:

'With some of the top teams playing each other on Saturday, we knew people had to drop points,''

'So we set out to do our job and take advantage of the situation.

'I know Doncaster have their injury problems, but that can't take anything away from our performance. Doncaster are no mugs and I've seen us lose or draw games like this at the Liberty in the past.

'We had a plan and stuck to it and we are all happy with the outcome. The performance was just as pleasing as the points.

'Now we've got two more difficulty games coming up against Coventry and Leeds. Aidy Boothroyd's teams are always tough and steely; they showed that earlier in the season.

'Then Leeds is obviously a massive game, but we've got to concentrate on Coventry first because we want maximum points this week.''


Rodgers also joked about his celebration:

'I've set him a target of five goals this season,''

'I don't know about the celebration though. I think he was looking for 'Pose of the Year'!





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 February 20 2011

Time: 3:16PM

 

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 12%
Taylor 0%
Ki 75%
Shelvey 0%
Routledge 0%
Dyer 0%
Sigurdsson 0%
Bony 12%
Montero 0%