Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Wenger's Respect For Swansea's 'Positive Football'

Wenger's Respect For Swansea's 'Positive Football'

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says you have to respect Swansea City for their fearless and positive football ahead of tomorrow's game at the Liberty Stadium.

Arsenal, who have recovered well after a poor start when we faced them at the Emirates last year, will be looking to complete the double over the Swans tomorrow. A rare mistake from goalkeeper Michel Vorm gifted the home side the winning goal of the game in the 1-0 win.

Wenger believes that Swansea City look 'completely in their place' in the Premier League, and showed respect for their style of football:

"You respect that because they play without fear anywhere,"

"They have just won at Aston Villa and overall I think they are a team who looks completely in their place in the Premier League.

"They have the quality to play in the Premier League because they play positive football. If you look at the possession [stats], they master a possession in a lot of games. That means they have the technical quality to be where they are and over 38 games that pays off."

Swansea City may have to cope with striker duo Robin Van Persie and new loan signing Thierry Henry when Arsenal visit the Liberty Stadium tomorrow as Wenger considers pairing them up front.

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

Date:Saturday January 14 2012
Time: 12:04PM


Good to see more and more players and managers praising us for our football. I'm more confident after our january signings that we'll avoid a relegation battle
14/01/2012 22:16:00
Credit where credits due. In my opinion the first team I've honestly seen outplay us at our own game since Barcelona. Can't say any more than that. I'm gutted but well done.
Wyn Mills
15/01/2012 18:34:00
Thanks Wyn--we were awesome today--the best football I've seen this season from any team in the Premier League. but it's only a start for us--we need to keep going now.
15/01/2012 21:31:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Frampton Fight Upgraded

Recent Swansea City Articles

A huge Summer Coming Up For Swansea City

You can't underestimate just how much work is required in the Summer's transfer window

Stats: How Does Carvalhal Compare With His Predecessors

A look at the stats and league tables as we compare Carvalhal and other recent manager revivals at Swansea City in the Premier League

Carvalhal Not Disappointed Despite Poor Cup Exit

Carlos Carvalhal said he wasn't disappointed despite our poor performance and exit from the FA Cup at home against Spurs

Stats: Swansea City v Tottenham Hotspur

All the stats from Swansea City (0) vs (3) Tottenham Hotspur, Liberty Stadium, 17th March 2018 Att:

Swansea City Archived Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Huddersfield Town
Suggested By:
van der Hoorn17%
Andre Ayew6%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

1.Phil W8
3.keith margam2
4.Dennis Downing1
The Vital Football Members League