Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Allen Hopes For Wales & Swansea Wins

Allen Hopes For Wales & Swansea Wins

Joe Allen is looking to experience two wins for club and country this week, as Wales face Costa Rica while the Swans travel to Wigan.

The young midfielder is part of the Wales squad to take part in Wednesday's memorial match for Gary Speed against Costa Rica.

On Saturday, the Swans travel to Wigan Athletic to hopefully avoid a third consecutive defeat.

Allen said:

'We have lost the last two games and we're bitterly disappointed with that, so we can't allow another defeat on Saturday,'

'You would look at the scoreline and think it was a bad day at the office, but that wasn't the case. We played well overall and we created some good chances.

'They scored from their strengths, and that's one of the reasons why they have been a formidable team in this division.'

'The supporters were fantastic again at Stoke. Even if they go away from games after a defeat they are still encouraging us and raising our spirits.

'We were disappointed not to send them home happy, but hopefully they will enjoy their trip home from Wigan on Saturday night.'


Regarding Wednesday's friendly match, Allen added:

'It's a very important match for us,'

'It's not a friendly, it's a great chance to show our respect and feelings to a great man.

'Gary is sorely missed by us all and we want to show his family that we're all thinking of him.'



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Tuesday February 28 2012
Time: 7:51PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

The Swansea City FC Injury Table...

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

Set Piece Analysis Part 1- Impact of Conceding from Corners

The first part of our analysis on Swansea's defending at corners, and the impact it has had on their season

Early Signs Are Very Encouraging Under Guidolin Says Taylor

Swansea City left back Neil Taylor says that the early signs are 'very encouraging' as the players adjust to their new head coach Francesco Guidolin

Stats: Swansea's Midfielders Compared - Ki, Cork & Britton

A stats comparison of Swansea's current midfield trio provides some surprising results...

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What will the result be vs Southampton?
Suggested By:
Swansea City win73%
Draw16%
Southampton11%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 28 2016 2:05PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 2 2016 7:45PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 5:30PM : Aston Villa (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W3
2.Vital Swansea City2
3.eye_nose_hat2
4.Dennis Downing2