UK time is: 17:06:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Gower: Frustrating To Drop 'Vital' Points

Mark Gower said while it's good to see our rivals drawing or losing, it's frustrating to drop 5 points in the last two games, points that could prove to be vital at the end of the season.

Swansea City lost at Scunthorpe United last Saturday and then drew at home to Watford in midweek - a game we should have got 3 points from.

As a result, Norwich City have been able to close the gap on us, we're still in 2nd place but we're only ahead of the Canaries on goal difference.

Gower said:

'There are two ways of looking at it,'

We were lucky on Tuesday because the teams around us dropped points and that's great.

'It's good news when you come in and hear that your rivals have drawn or lost, but it's frustrating at times because the Watford game is one we should have won.

'We could be taking advantage of these situations and giving ourselves a bit of a cushion.

'Between that game and the Scunthorpe game we could have been five points better off that could be vital to us.

'But while Norwich have moved level on points with us now, it's still in our hands and that's the best situation to be in.'

Gower now says we must go to Derby County on Saturday and win if we want to stay in the automatic promotion places:

'They've struggled this season, which is a bit surprising, and they've been on a poor run of late,'

'They'll be desperate to get themselves out of trouble and a good result against us would help them move in the right direction.

'But it's so tight at the top now and that means we have to go to places like Derby and win.

'If we do that, it doesn't matter what everyone else does around us.'





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:Friday March 11 2011

Time: 7:34PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

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)

Gomis Set For First League Start at Chelsea? (Wednesday September 10 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 41
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
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
1. Chelsea 4 4 0 0 +9 12
2. Aston Villa 4 3 1 0 +3 10
3. Swansea 4 3 0 1 +3 9
4. Southampton 4 2 1 1 +5 7
5. Man City 4 2 1 1 +3 7
6. Spurs 4 2 1 1 +2 7
7. Arsenal 4 1 3 0 +1 6

Breaking League News

Southampton : 20/09/2014 17:03:00
Q.P.R. : 20/09/2014 17:00:00
Hull City : 20/09/2014 16:57:00
Aston Villa : 20/09/2014 16:52:00
West Ham v Liverpool - Team News
West Ham : 20/09/2014 16:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your Man of the Match vs Chelsea
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 1%
Rangel 0%
Williams 0%
Amat 0%
Taylor 0%
Shelvey 22%
Ki 22%
Sigurdsson 0%
Routledge 0%
Dyer 11%
Gomis 33%
Fernandez 0%
Montero 11%