UK time is: 11:23:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Chico Flores Hopes For Return At Newcastle

Swansea City defender Chico Flores is hoping to return to the first team on Saturday at Newcastle United after missing the last two games due to a dead leg.

The Spaniard picked up the injury during the 3-1 Capital One Cup win at Liverpool.

Club skipper Garry Monk has done a decent job in his absence but manager Michael Laudrup will hope to have one his first team centre backs available again.

Chico Flores said:

"I am hoping to return to full training on Thursday to see how it reacts.

"Like all players, I want to play week-in, week-out, and I am not the type of person who likes to leave the field with an injury.

"But I just couldn`t carry on at Liverpool; it was too bad.

"I thought I would recover after three or four days, but it just got worst and has dragged on.

"It was particularly disappointing because I thought I was at a good level after coming back from suspension. I was feeling comfortable on the pitch and with the team.

"My English is improving all the time, and although it`s still early days, I understand my team-mates a lot more and can express myself better.

"The injury is a blow, but I hope to be fit and performing well again soon, hopefully at Newcastle on Saturday.``


Chico's performances have been rather indifferent during the season, from looking a bit of a liability in some games - particularly when he got sent off with a high-leg foul on Louis Saha while also looking more recently solid and reliable - particularly at Liverpool in the Cup where he also netted the first goal.








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 November 14 2012

Time: 8:41PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

Stats: Swansea City v Southampton (Saturday September 20 2014)

We Need To Manage Games Better (Friday September 19 2014)

Report - Chelsea 4-2 Swansea City (Saturday September 13 2014)

Full Time: Chelsea 4-2 Swansea City (Saturday September 13 2014)

Chelsea Waiting To Decide On Costa (Friday September 12 2014)

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. Swan_Lady2 53
2. KevinE 47
3. shearers boots 38
4. keith margam 34
5. GThomas 21
6. eye_nose_hat 21
7. Phil W 19
8. ottawa_swan 14
9. justajack 3
10. forest fan 3

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 0 - 1 Southampton
Chelsea 4 - 2 Swansea
Swansea 3 - 0 WBA
Swansea 1 - 0 Burnley
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Southampton 5 3 1 1 6 10
3. Aston Villa 5 3 1 1 0 10
4. Arsenal 5 2 3 0 4 9
5. Swansea 5 3 0 2 2 9
6. Man City 5 2 2 1 3 8
7. Leicester City 5 2 2 1 1 8
8. West Ham 5 2 1 2 1 7

Breaking League News

In The Niko Time
Q.P.R. : 23/09/2014 11:04:00
Team vs Everton- Only Fernandez To Keep His Place?
Swansea : 23/09/2014 10:09:00
Why Man City want Barkley
Everton : 23/09/2014 10:00:00
Mane Set For Debut?
Southampton : 23/09/2014 09:59:00
What The Managers Are Saying Before The Game
Swansea : 23/09/2014 09:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your Man of the Match vs Southampton
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 7%
Rangel 0%
Fernandez 26%
Williams 11%
Taylor 0%
Ki 46%
Shelvey 0%
Routledge 0%
Dyer 0%
Sigurdsson 0%
Bony 3%
Montero 7%