UK time is: 15:49:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Monk: There Are No Problems Whatsoever

Swansea City head coach Garry Monk insists 'there are no problems whatsoever' following reports of a training ground fight this week.

The 35 year-old told the press that the media story suggesting a fight broke out during a training session involving a number of first team players was 'blown out of proportion'.

Monk also said that he believes he knows who it was, who leaked the story to the press to unsettle the team:

'I will tell you the truth. It was an incident that was blown out of proportion, it was handbags,'

'It was all over and done with, no problems whatsoever, and then it gets blown out of proportion. We have got a good idea of the source that it has come from to try and unsettle us at this time.

'But I think you could see on Sunday (against Chelsea) just how unified the group is with the performance.


Talking just a few days before the long trip north to Newcastle on Saturday, Monk says the players have quickly moved on from the incident, which was confirmed by the club:

'I have my ideas of who it may be and stuff trying to unsettle us, but that definitely won't be happening with this group.

'Everyone is fine. There are no problems whatsoever. It was really just nothing. When you are in a training environment and you have got 20 or 30 men with intensity and working hard, these things happen.

'It could be a bad tackle, it could be anything. It was dealt with at that moment in time, everyone was fine and we moved on. Then the media get hold of it and blow it out of proportion.

'The source, where they mention the stuff they mention, clearly comes from the outside because some of it was just bizarre, what they were saying. But that's what people try to do, they try to unsettle you.'





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:Friday April 18 2014

Time: 12:18AM

 

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. shearers boots 69
2. eye_nose_hat 26
3. KevinE 22
4. GThomas 18
5. Phil W 13
6. Swan_Lady2 3
7. splitpin12 3
8. 1871_Biscuit 3
9. yugo23 1
10. sundowner 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 2 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 1 Arsenal
Everton 0 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 0 Leicester City
Stoke 2 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 2 Newcastle

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Man Utd 12 5 4 3 4 19
5. Newcastle 12 5 4 3 -1 19
6. West Ham 12 5 3 4 4 18
7. Swansea 12 5 3 4 3 18
8. Arsenal 12 4 5 3 5 17
9. Everton 12 4 5 3 3 17
10. Spurs 12 5 2 5 -1 17

Breaking League News

VfL Wolfsburg V Everton Match Preview
Everton : 27/11/2014 13:00:00
Everton braced for January raid
Everton : 27/11/2014 10:23:00
Injuries Continue To Mount Up For The Gunners
Arsenal : 27/11/2014 10:20:00
Arsenal : 27/11/2014 10:07:00
Liverpool: Rodgers Praises 'Exceptional' Character
Liverpool : 27/11/2014 09:24:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What will the result be vs Crystal Palace?
Suggested By:  
Swansea City win 40%
Draw 15%
Crystal Palace win 45%