Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Swans Complete Lawrence Signing

Swans Complete Lawrence Signing

After agreeing a fee with the Dragons, Swansea City have completed the signing of defender Dennis Lawrence.

The 32 year-old asked for the move according to Wrexham after realising that Swansea were interested in signing him.

Wrexham manager Dennis Smith was dissapointed to see him go and said: 'I'm disappointed to see Dennis go, as he has been an excellent player and ambassador for Wrexham FC,'

'Following earlier interest from Swansea, I thought we had settled the matter and he would be staying.

'But following a written transfer request from the player and an increased bid, it was decided that it would be in the best interests of all concerned if he was allowed to leave.

'I must stress that we did our best to persuade Dennis to stay, as he has been a super servant for the club.'


Lawrence was delighted with the move and said: "I'm delighted,''

"I was more than impressed with the stadium when I saw it for the first time last night.

Obviously I am sorry to leave Wrexham because I've enjoyed my five years at the club. The fans were brilliant to me.

"But at 32 this is a great move for me. It's a big club and a big challenge for me. I'm really looking forward to it.''


Jackett also added that he think he'll be a great signing: "It's a great acquisition for us,''

"Denis proved in the recent World Cup just what a quality defender he is.

"I'm sure he'll make his huge presence felt in the heart of our defence.''


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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Wednesday August 16 2006
Time: 12:56PM

Comments

0
this is just what the doctor ordered this should add to our depth and it is much needed in defense.
sbrjack
16/08/2006 12:58:00
0
that is good news
born_a_jack
16/08/2006 12:59:00
0
it sure is good news.. good luck :)
keempe
16/08/2006 13:05:00
0
u lot r muppets you copy each other you like robots thats is gd news say something else all swansea supporters are so thick
youngs121
16/08/2006 13:22:00
0
its going to take more than a 6f 7in man to save your sorry ass
youngs121
16/08/2006 13:26:00
0
shut up youngs u cardiff scum go on ur own website or is it 2 ***** and lawrence will b a gd signing.
jason bromham
16/08/2006 13:31:00
0
oh get lost youngs121 .. just because you aint got nothing better to do don't mean you can come on here and write stupid comments ...u can't be that interested in your football club seem's as you spend all your time writting comments on other football club's news !! any way.. glad we signed him :D ... hopefully he will be a great player for us !
swanzea_gal
16/08/2006 13:37:00
0
youngs ur just jealous we r signing gd players and ur ***** team aint
shaun swans fan
16/08/2006 14:11:00
0
Didn't think Wrexham would let him go, but the price must be right. He will be good for our defence having acquitted himself well on the World Cup stage. Looking forward to seing him play against Doncaster.
willow
16/08/2006 14:21:00
0
good news on lawrence. youngs, ur a *******!
bdazzler1
16/08/2006 16:41:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Klopp Says Improvement Under Clement is 'Unbelievable'

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has praised Paul Clement for the 'unbelievable' improvement Swansea City have made

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (20/1/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

A Mixed Bag Of Injuries For Swansea City

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Swansea City FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

2016/17 Golden Boot Race Hots Up

With 22 Premier League games played in the 2016/17 season, this year could see a record number of players break the 20 goal mark.

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 Arsenal
Suggested By:
Fabianski10%
Naughton0%
Fernandez5%
Mawson35%
Naughton1%
Ki41%
Cork1%
Sigurdsson2%
Routledge2%
Dyer2%
Llorente1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 21 17 1 3 52 30
2 Spurs 21 13 6 2 45 29
3 Liverpool 21 13 6 2 45 25
4 Arsenal 21 13 5 3 44 26
5 Man City 21 13 3 5 42 15
6 Man Utd 21 11 7 3 40 12
7 Everton 21 9 6 6 33 9
8 WBA 21 8 5 8 29 0
9 Stoke 21 7 6 8 27 -6
10 Burnley 21 8 2 11 26 -8
11 AFC Bournemouth 21 7 4 10 25 -7
12 West Ham 21 7 4 10 25 -9
13 Southampton 21 6 6 9 24 -7
14 Watford 21 6 5 10 23 -13
15 Leicester City 21 5 6 10 21 -10
16 Middlesbrough 21 4 8 9 20 -5
17 Crystal Palace 21 4 4 13 16 -10
18 Hull City 21 4 4 13 16 -25
19 Sunderland 21 4 3 14 15 -20
20 Swansea 21 4 3 14 15 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 12:30PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 1:30PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 12 2017 4:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Dennis Downing15
2.Phil W6
3.GThomas5
4.KevinE3
5.yugo232
6.forest fan2
7.williams1
8.adihanbury156@msn.co1
Vital Football Comment