Swansea City - Dobbie Hoping To Impress For The Reserves
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'

Dobbie Hoping To Impress For The Reserves

Swansea City's attacking midfielder Stephen Dobbie says he's hoping to earn his first team place back by impressing in tomorrow's Reserve game.

The Swans' second string side face Newcastle United at Parc Y Scarlets on Wednesday night (7pm) in the Barclay's Premier Reserve League South, and Stephen Dobbie is hoping he can impress the management team to boost his chances of starting what would be only his second game of the season.

Dobbie played a vital role at the end of last season, and was a big influence as we won the Championship Play-Off Final, but ever since the opening game away at Manchester City in August, he's been on the substitutes bench ever since.

'Of course, it's a little frustrating that I've not been playing from the start,'

'But in football you know you are going to get your chance if you show the right attitude and patience.

'I've not started since the Man City game, but I'm confident I can work my way back into the team.

'I need to get some game-time under my belt and playing in the reserves will give me that opportunity to top up on sharpness.

'Everyone wants to be starting in the first XI - that's what we're all here for.

'So the guys who are involved with the reserves against Newcastle will be looking to give the gaffer plenty to think about when he picks his side for the game against Stoke on Sunday.'

Also expected to feature for the Reserves on Wednesday are trialist duo Zoltan Liptak and Vangelis Moras.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: VitalSwansea Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday September 27 2011

Time: 7:18PM


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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Phil W 30
2. eye_nose_hat 17
3. KevinE 12
4. GThomas 8
5. robbie 2
6. jonno1 1
7. CheyeneDog 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 2 - 2 AFC Bournemouth
Norwich 1 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 0 - 3 Arsenal
Aston Villa 1 - 2 Swansea
Swansea 0 - 1 Stoke
Swansea 2 - 2 Spurs

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Stoke 13 5 4 4 -1 19
12. WBA 13 5 2 6 -5 17
13. Watford 13 4 4 5 -2 16
14. Swansea 13 3 5 5 -4 14
15. Chelsea 13 4 2 7 -6 14
16. Norwich 13 3 3 7 -8 12
17. Newcastle 13 2 4 7 -12 10

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

George Best Tribute Tonight
Man Utd : 25/11/2015 17:54:00
Hazard Makes UEFA Team of Year Shortlist
Chelsea : 25/11/2015 17:48:00
Former United Striker Turns Down an Opportunity!
Man Utd : 25/11/2015 17:39:00
AUDIO: A Revelation!
Man Utd : 25/11/2015 17:31:01
A Wonderful Gesture
Man Utd : 25/11/2015 17:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Bournemouth
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 1%
Naughton 0%
Williams 0%
Bartley 0%
Taylor 6%
Ki 0%
Britton 3%
Shelvey 3%
Routledge 3%
Ayew 78%
Eder 0%
Sigurdsson 0%
Montero 3%
Gomis 3%