UK time is: 12:15:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Swansea In Striker Search

Swansea City are looking to bring in a new striker in time for Satuday's game after Akinfenwa will miss the rest of the season with a broken leg.

The striker will spend up to 6 months on the sidelines while there are also injuries to both Izzy Iriekpen and Darren Pratley. Izzy is sidelined for 3 weeks with a hamstring strain and Pratley is out for a month after dislocating a shoulder. Duffy is also a doubt for the game at Yeovil.

Chairman Huw Jenkins said: ''Losing Bayo is a huge disappointment considering the impact he has made for us as a team,''

''We're trying to bring someone in on loan before the weekend because we certainly need to.

''Kevin Reeves is working hard and we have made one or two approaches over certain players.''


With Akinfenwa out for 6 months, this could well affect his future at the club as the new manager won't be able to assess the player until next season is under way. Bayo's contract also expires in June.




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:Thursday February 22 2007

Time: 12:26PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
there has to be alot of good young strikers out there for us
naythan_swan
Report Abuse
22/02/2007 21:14:00

Any young player that a Championship or Premiership side were prepared to let go out on loan moved in January. Just as Jermaine Beckford went on loan to Scunthorpe from Leeds United. He scored the second goal against us last tuesday. So to find someone now is going to be very difficult.
willow
Report Abuse
22/02/2007 23:23:00

losing bayo is a huge disaster for us.. we'll really miss him, because in my opinion, swans hasnt got adequate cover for him.. we must loan young and talented striker as soon as possible or forget the promotion to championship...
YILtheRAYfromTURKEY
Report Abuse
23/02/2007 14:40:00

i just hope martinez uses hisscouting knowledge well on this one we need cover and fast. or even give chris jones his chance.
swansea_till_i_die
Report Abuse
26/02/2007 14:53:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

Monk: I Don`t Want Another Striker (Saturday January 24 2015)

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Swansea City (Saturday January 24 2015)

Swansea Injury Table + PL Comparisons (Friday January 23 2015)

Monk Has No Problem With Gomis (Thursday January 22 2015)

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. Phil W 38
2. eye_nose_hat 21
3. GThomas 4
4. shearers boots 3
5. jonno1 2
6. pments 1
7. keith margam 1
8. sussexswan 1
9. PencoedJack 1
10. 1871_Biscuit 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 0 - 5 Chelsea
Swansea 1 - 1 West Ham
Q.P.R. 1 - 1 Swansea
Liverpool 4 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 1 - 0 Aston Villa
Hull City 0 - 1 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Spurs 22 11 4 7 2 37
7. West Ham 22 10 6 6 10 36
8. Liverpool 22 10 5 7 4 35
9. Swansea 22 8 6 8 -4 30
10. Stoke 22 8 5 9 -4 29
11. Newcastle 22 7 6 9 -9 27
12. Everton 22 5 8 9 -4 23

Breaking League News

De Gea - Ruled by the Heart!
Man Utd : 25/01/2015 12:13:00
Chelsea In The Hunt for Pogba?
Chelsea : 25/01/2015 12:05:00
Defensive Errors Cost Us - Koeman
Southampton : 25/01/2015 11:54:00
Liverpool : 25/01/2015 11:51:00
Powell Left in Limbo!
Man Utd : 25/01/2015 11:48:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What will the result be vs Southampton?
Suggested By:  
Southampton win 67%
Draw 33%
Swansea City win 0%