Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Richards: I'm Ready For Blackburn Game

Richards: I'm Ready For Blackburn Game

Swansea City's Jazz Richards says he is ready to step in for Angel Rangel at Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.

The Spanish right back is set for around a month on the sidelines with an ankle ligament injury that he picked up in last Saturday's 0-0 draw at home to Aston Villa.

Richards replaced Rangel during that game and while he admitted that he was nervous early on in the game, he quickly grew into it during the second half.

'[I'm] ready to go out and play Blackburn now,'

'I've got to take my opportunity.'

'I'm ready for it whereas last week when I was chucked on [I] wasn't expecting it. This week I'm expecting it and ready.

'Usually coming on you do feel a bit nervous and then after 10, 15 minutes you feel fine after you've touched the ball.

'All through the game I felt sick. It's not like me usually because when I'm into the game, I'm into the game.

'I was nervous at the start. After coming out for the second half I felt fine.

'I think it was knowing who I was up against, the team and the occasion and playing at home. But I thought I came through the test ok.'


Richards also told BBC Sport that he is looking to take his big chance to impress:

'I'm going to grab it with both hands,'

'Hopefully I will have a few more games and get my chance to play.

'Midfield was my favourite position but I haven't played there for so long. It would be nice to play there in the future but at the moment I'm focused on right-back.'

'Blackburn are lower down the league but we don't underestimate them for a second,'

'You shouldn't underestimate any team in the league really because who knows what the result is going to be.

'I think it's a good opportunity for us to go there and get three points.'






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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Friday December 2 2011
Time: 10:11PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Some Thoughts After The Defeat To Man City

Some observations after yet another League defeat, but the signs were more encouraging after a much needed improved performance

Rate The Players: Swansea City 1-3 Manchester City

Rate the players' performances in the 3-1 home defeat against Manchester City

Guidolin: 'Today I Saw My Team Grow Up'

Guidolin was pleased with his side's improved performance in the 3-1 defeat against League leaders Manchester City

Stats: Swansea City v Manchester City

All the stats from Swansea City (1) vs (3) Manchester City, Liberty Stadium, 24th September 2016 Att: 20,786

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Manchester City
Suggested By:
Fabianski3%
Rangel3%
van der Hoorn55%
Amat0%
Naughton3%
Britton24%
Cork0%
Fer3%
Sigurdsson3%
Routledge0%
Llorente6%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 6 2 1 3 7 -1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Burnley 6 2 1 3 7 -3
14 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
16 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
17 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 12:30PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 31 2016 8:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 3:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.forest fan9
2.Dennis Downing7
3.KevinE5
4.yugo231
5.Woody1
6.Phil W1