Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Swansea v Scunthorpe Match Reaction

Swansea v Scunthorpe Match Reaction

Caretaker boss Kevin Nugent said his side are lacking confidence after they lost 2-0 at home to Scunthorpe last night.

Billy Sharp gave the visitors the lead after just 3 minutes before Beckford finished the game off with 19 minutes to play.

The Swans now trail Tranmere, who occupy the last play-off place by 5 points.

Nugent said: 'It's not the result we were looking for but we had a lot of possession and then the two goals really killed us.

'We huffed and puffed but the little bit of confidence we had was totally drained by the goals.

'All credit to Scunthorpe they defended well and they didn't give us a sniff and we will have to learn from that.'


His opposite number Nigel Adkins was delighted with his side's victory which takes their unbeaten away run to 12 games - a new record for the club.

He said: 'I am ecstatic with the result because we came trying to make history with 12 games away from home unbeaten and we put in a magnificent performance.

'Swansea threw everything at us and Bayo Akinfenwa caused us a lot of problems before his injury and we couldn't contain them.

'But we've taken the lead and that's given us something to hang onto.

'We couldn't push on for another because Swansea wouldn't let us but then (Neil) MacKenzie's had a super strike and we've got a second.

'Our two strikers have scored and a magnificent defensive performance has given us a clean sheet so it was a true team effort.'


Next up for the Swans is a tough trip to Yeovil next Saturday.


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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Wednesday February 21 2007
Time: 11:47AM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Match Analysis: Swansea City 1-3 Manchester City

Detailed tactical match analysis of Swansea City's 3-1 home defeat against Premier League leaders Manchester City

Some Thoughts After The Defeat To Man City

Some observations after yet another League defeat, but the signs were more encouraging after a much needed improved performance

Rate The Players: Swansea City 1-3 Manchester City

Rate the players' performances in the 3-1 home defeat against Manchester City

Guidolin: 'Today I Saw My Team Grow Up'

Guidolin was pleased with his side's improved performance in the 3-1 defeat against League leaders Manchester City

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Manchester City
Suggested By:
Fabianski3%
Rangel3%
van der Hoorn55%
Amat0%
Naughton3%
Britton24%
Cork0%
Fer3%
Sigurdsson3%
Routledge0%
Llorente6%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 6 2 1 3 7 -1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Burnley 6 2 1 3 7 -3
14 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
16 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
17 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 12:30PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 31 2016 8:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 3:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.forest fan9
2.Dennis Downing7
3.KevinE5
4.yugo231
5.Woody1
6.Phil W1