UK time is: 07:12:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Monk: Cup Win Would Be Best Moment of My Career

Swansea City skipper Garry Monk says winning the Capital One Cup would be the best moment of his career.

The centre back, who is hoping to get picked ahead of Kyle Bartley to play alongside Ashley Williams at Wembley on Sunday, is looking for the team to bounce back from last weekend's 5-0 defeat away at Liverpool.

And if they did bounce back to lift the cup, Monk told the Evening Post that it'll be lifted by both himself and fellow captain Ashley Williams.

'Ash and I have already said that whatever happens, if I wasn't playing or somehow Ash wasn't playing, that if we do win then we will both lift the cup together,'

'It's a good thing. I haven't played as much as I have wanted this season and Ash has been captain throughout all of that so it's important he is there because he has had as much influence as I have had as captain.

'I know Rio Ferdinand and Ryan Giggs both did it when Manchester United won the Champions League. I know Ash likes to think he is Rio so I'll be Giggsy then! I'll take that.'


Despite the heavy defeat at Anfield last Sunday, Monk insists the team will go to Wembley full of confidence, adding:

'I'm always hopeful I'll play. It's what I play football for. I want to play games,'

'It's a big occasion for both clubs. The journey both clubs have been on not just in this competition but in recent history means the game is vitally important. Both teams will want to win as much as each other.

'We will go there full of confidence and approach it in the way we know we can. We have to give everything we have and hopefully our quality will come out on top.

'The experience of the Reading game should help. Even though the team has changed quite a bit, a few of us in the squad have experienced the arena and what it is going to be like. It will be good going there knowing what to expect.

'But Bradford have beaten three Premier League teams on the way so there are definitely no mugs. They will be fighting and scrapping as much as we are.'









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:Tuesday February 19 2013

Time: 10:38PM

 

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 3
2. Phil W 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Liverpool 35 18 7 10 11 61
6. Spurs 35 17 7 11 5 58
7. Southampton 35 17 6 12 20 57
8. Swansea 35 15 8 12 -1 53
9. West Ham 35 12 11 12 1 47
10. Stoke 35 13 8 14 -5 47
11. Everton 35 11 11 13 0 44

Breaking League News

Wenger Talks Hull Victory
Arsenal : 05/05/2015 06:31:01
Bellerin On A KC Stadium Ton
Arsenal : 05/05/2015 06:29:00
Olsson - I Was A Bit Slow
WBA : 04/05/2015 22:43:00
Pulis On Contracts amp; Summer Plans
WBA : 04/05/2015 22:38:01
Pulis On Manchester United Win
WBA : 04/05/2015 22:28:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your Man of the Match vs Stoke
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 3%
Rangel 3%
Williams 0%
Fernandez 15%
Taylor 0%
Cork 0%
Shelvey 69%
Dyer 0%
Montero 7%
Sigurdsson 3%
Oliveira 0%
Emnes 0%