Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Swans Handed Triple Boost

Swans Handed Triple Boost

Swansea City were handed a boost as the club plan for another push for promotion. Three players who have suffered long term injuries will be in contention for the start of the season.

Bayo Akinfenwa , Darren Way and Owain Tudor Jones are all expected to be near fitness for the 2007/08 season. Darren Way has been a long term injury with the swans and underwent surgery in January 2007. He was last seen in a swans shirt against chesterfield on the 14th October in a 2-2 draw at Salter gate . Darren has been working extensively with the commercial side of the club and was voted Club man of the year in the end of season awards dinner.

Swansea City Physio Richie Evans spoke to the south wales evening post On Darren's Recovery:

''His problem stems back to his Yeovil days and we were just unlucky to catch him when we did...'Darren is a quality player and hopefully now he will have the chance to show what an asset he can be to this club'


Bayo Akifenwa has been sorely missed in the Swansea Attack, with his sheer presence and strength causes havoc in the opposition defense. Bayo suffered a leg brake just before half time in the 2-0 loss against Scunthorpe United in February.

Swansea City Physio Richie Evans On Bayo's Recovery:

'Bayo is also looking at September...He came off the crutches a week ago and he will start running in three weeks' time...He's already working very hard in the gym and the consultant is very optimistic we'll have a positive outcome.'


Also in contention is Owain Tudor Jones who suffered a Knee Injury and has had specialist treatment in America. Owain is a vital asset to the club after costing only £5000 from League of Wales Outfit Bangor City after a successful trial.

Swansea City Physio Richie Evans On OTJ's Recovery from the evening post:

''Owain has been out to America to see the specialist, Dr (Richard) Steadman, and he was really happy with the condition of the knee....He is now concentrating on a strengthening programme and is coming along quite nicely...We will start him running at the start of pre-season and a realistic target for him to be playing again is late August or early September.'


This is a timely boost for the swans after the midfeild area has been much depleted in the later stages of the season. Steven Watt , Shaun McDonald , Garry Monk and Darren Prately could be ready for pre season training.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:sbrjack
Date:Tuesday May 22 2007
Time: 11:55AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
A good boost for the team. As long as they get some good training throughout the summer then we have everychance of having the best squad come the start of the season. If everyone is fit then there is no reason that we shouldn't be looking to go up automatically next season.
jack hammers
22/05/2007 12:02:00
0
Good to see that they are now well. Next stage will be to getting fit and then match fit. Look forward to see them taking part early next season.
willow
22/05/2007 13:25:00
0
Hope to see them all firing on all cylinders next season, Darren Way in particular as i've seen very little of him in a Swansea shirt, although whenever he played against us he was a thorn in our side and i'm sure can be quite an asset.
barrydoom
22/05/2007 15:22:00
0
looking forward to seeing way play, he was good for yeovil and hopefully he'll back to that sort of form next season.
GThomas
22/05/2007 15:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Paloschi & Fer Out, So Who Starts vs Liverpool?

With Alberto Paloschi and Leroy Fer out, who should replace them in the starting line-up on Sunday when Swansea City host Liverpool?

Pre-Match Stats - Swansea City vs Liverpool

Pre-match stats ahead of Sunday's early kick off as Swansea City host Liverpool as 12pm

Hamstrung Injury News For Swansea City

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Swansea FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Match Day Officials v Liverpool (1/5/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Liverpool this weekend.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who do you want as Swansea manager next season?
Suggested By:
Francesco Guidolin36%
Brendan Rodgers21%
Marcelo Bielsa5%
Paul Clement0%
Jorge Sampaoli2%
Frank de Boer23%
Roberto Martinez1%
Lucien Favre1%
Unai Emery2%
Someone else9%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 35 22 10 3 76 30
2 Spurs 35 19 12 4 69 39
3 Man City 35 19 7 9 64 32
4 Arsenal 35 18 10 7 64 24
5 Man Utd 34 17 8 9 59 12
6 West Ham 34 14 14 6 56 14
7 Liverpool 34 15 10 9 55 13
8 Southampton 35 15 9 11 54 12
9 Chelsea 34 12 11 11 47 7
10 Stoke 35 13 8 14 47 -14
11 Everton 34 9 14 11 41 5
12 Watford 34 11 8 15 41 -7
13 WBA 35 10 11 14 41 -11
14 AFC Bournemouth 35 11 8 16 41 -19
15 Swansea 35 10 10 15 40 -15
16 Crystal Palace 35 10 9 16 39 -9
17 Sunderland 34 7 10 17 31 -18
18 Norwich 34 8 7 19 31 -25
19 Newcastle 35 7 9 19 30 -26
R Aston Villa 35 3 7 25 16 -44
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 12:45PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 7 2016 3:00PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W16
2.GThomas8
3.Vital Swansea City4
4.Andyjack782
5.Dennis Downing2
6.paulf0041
7.glasgowjack1