UK time is: 12:26:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Reserves Win At Whaddon Road

Swansea City Reserves beat Cheltenham Reserves 4-3 at Whaddon Road yesterday, with Knight, Akinfenwa and Butler getting on the scoresheet.

Starting Line-ups:

CHELTENHAM TOWN RESERVES: Brown, Gallinagh, Allard, Connolly, Wylde, Baldwin, Yao, Foley, Sankoh, Whittington, Vincent (Woolf 67). Subs not used: Puddy (Gk), Shatford, Walsh, Shepherd

SWANSEA CITY RESERVES: Oakes, Graves, Burgin, L.Morgan, Watt, Way, Jones (Holland 90), Chambers, Akinfenwa, Knight, Butler. Subs not used: Fisher, C.Morgan, Lancey, Otten

The Swans named a strong side with the likes of Leon Knight and Akinfenwa up front while Darren Way also played the whole 90 minutes after spending the last 8 months out with an injury.

We began the match well and scored within the first minute. Youngster, Chris Jones was impressive down the right wing and he sent in a cross to Knight who finished well from 12 yards out.

6 minutes later and Akinfenwa doubled our lead thanks to a pass from Thomas Butler.

The Robins then got back into the game with two goals in 8 minutes to go level again.

On 13 minutes, Foley had an easy tap in to make it 2-1 and 8 minutes later trialist Sankoh got the easier.

The Swans regained the lead just two minutes later though, thanks to an own goal from James Baldwin.

Oakes made a few good saves in the Swansea goal but he wasn't helped by some dodgy defending.

He saved a penalty after Akinfenwa handled inside the area.

We then went 2 goals in front early in the second half. Way passed out wide to Knight and his cross was met by Butler who scored an excellent goal with a diving header.

With around half an hour left, Cheltenham scored again to bring it back to 4-3, but Swansea held out for the win.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 30 2006

Time: 8:33PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
way oakes finally got a game, this jones looks impressive.
swanzboichris
Report Abuse
30/08/2006 20:41:00

Looks now that Way has played 90 minutes that he will be ready to start against Yeovil.
willow
Report Abuse
30/08/2006 21:14:00

brilliant glad to hear some of the boys coming back from injury are doing well.
sbrjack
Report Abuse
30/08/2006 21:32:00

keep an eye on chris jones. youll see him around the first team this year ;)
bdazzler1
Report Abuse
31/08/2006 05:30:00

well done boys !! ... keep it up :D
swanzea_gal
Report Abuse
01/09/2006 22:32:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swansea City Articles

Jack Cork Would Be a Great Signing (Thursday January 29 2015)

Monk: I Don`t Want Another Striker (Saturday January 24 2015)

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Swansea City (Saturday January 24 2015)

Swansea Injury Table + PL Comparisons (Friday January 23 2015)

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Phil W 46
2. eye_nose_hat 34
3. shearers boots 11
4. GThomas 4
5. jonno1 3
6. 1871_Biscuit 2
7. pments 1
8. keith margam 1
9. sussexswan 1
10. PencoedJack 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 0 - 5 Chelsea
Swansea 1 - 1 West Ham
Q.P.R. 1 - 1 Swansea
Liverpool 4 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 1 - 0 Aston Villa
Hull City 0 - 1 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Spurs 22 11 4 7 2 37
7. West Ham 22 10 6 6 10 36
8. Liverpool 22 10 5 7 4 35
9. Swansea 22 8 6 8 -4 30
10. Stoke 22 8 5 9 -4 29
11. Newcastle 22 7 6 9 -9 27
12. Everton 22 5 8 9 -4 23

Breaking League News

New Role For Deano
Hull City : 30/01/2015 12:14:00
Forlan 'Offered' To Hull
Hull City : 30/01/2015 12:12:00
Mystic Mug v Lawro: Arsenal v Aston Villa
Aston Villa : 30/01/2015 11:43:00
Make The City Win Count
Arsenal : 30/01/2015 11:39:00
Vital Preview: Liverpool vs. West Ham United
Liverpool : 30/01/2015 11:03:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What will the result be vs Southampton?
Suggested By:  
Southampton win 64%
Draw 15%
Swansea City win 21%