Swansea City - Williams Delighted To Sign New Contract
UK time is: 04:46:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Williams Delighted To Sign New Contract

Swansea City defender Ashley Williams says he is delighted to sign a new contract at the club.

The Welsh international has put pen to paper to extend his current deal to 2015.

The news is encouraging for all concerned at the club following media rumours suggesting that there is unhappiness amongst some of the senior players. As well as chairman Huw Jenkins and manager Michael Laudrup, Angel Rangel and Leon Britton are two other players who have rubbished the claims.

After signing the contract extension, Williams told Sky Sports that he is confident the club can continue to move forward in the Premier League:

'I'm delighted to get it signed,''

'It's dragged on a bit, but I'm happy to finally sign and be part of this team. I'm enjoying it here; it's a great place to be at the moment.

'If we continue to work as hard as we have been, we will continue to go forward as a team and a club.''


Williams also added that playing in the Premier League every week is what 'dreams are made of':

'I would never have believed it would turn out this way for me or the club. To captain my club, country and play week in week out in the Premier League is what dreams are made of.

'I've enjoyed every year I've been here. It's always been different, normally with a change of manager, but what has stayed the same is the closeness of the squad.

'One of the best things about playing here is the players. They are a great bunch and I look forward to going into training every day.''


Williams was playing in the bottom division in the Football League before his move to Swansea City in 2008 - where they current played in League One. The Swans have helped to develop his career - but Ashley too has helped the club rise up through the Leagues and into the top flight.

Williams' impressive and consistent performances for the Swans earned him a call-up to the Welsh squad, and he has gone a step further having been given the captain's armband by manager Chris Coleman.








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: VitalSwansea Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday October 24 2012

Time: 8:49PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

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
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. eye_nose_hat 8
2. Phil W 7
3. GThomas 4
4. Lewisg1977 3
5. shearers boots 1
6. KevinE 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Spurs 38 19 7 12 5 64
6. Liverpool 38 18 8 12 4 62
7. Southampton 38 18 6 14 21 60
8. Swansea 38 16 8 14 -3 56
9. Stoke 38 15 9 14 3 54
10. Crystal Palace 38 13 9 16 -4 48
11. Everton 38 12 11 15 -2 47

Breaking League News

Stoke's record breaking season
Stoke : 25/05/2015 21:40:01
Hull Know 2015-16 Opponents
Hull City : 25/05/2015 21:16:00
Burnley Know 2015-16 Opponents
Burnley : 25/05/2015 21:03:01
Mulumbu Reflects On Six Albion Years
WBA : 25/05/2015 18:10:01
Pulis' Plans Take Shape
WBA : 25/05/2015 18:03:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Crystal Palace
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 0%
Naughton 0%
Fernandez 0%
Bartley 0%
Richards 0%
Britton 100%
Cork 0%
Emnes 0%
Montero 0%
Dyer 0%
Gomis 0%