Date:Wednesday July 18 2007
Trinidad and Tobagen striker Jason Scotland revealed in an interview with the official site that fellow countryman Dennis Lawrence influenced his decision to join the Swans.
Scotland, who also attracted interest from Scottish Premier League sides, is one of the most exciting signings of the Summer according to our latest poll, and he said:
|'The first person I turned to for advice was obviously Dennis. We are good pals from our days together with T&T and I've got the utmost respect for him.|
'He told me Swansea was a massive club; had a fantastic stadium; tremendous support; was in a nice area and the players were a great bunch of lads.
'He couldn't speak highly enough about the club - and that was good enough for me. Then when I came down to have a look at the stadium I was more than impressed.''
|'In fairness, considering there were so many new faces in the squad, everyone seemed to get along really well. The boys are a good bunch. They played a few pranks on me, being a new boy and all that, but I half expected it.''|
'There are four or five top quality strikers at the club so my first aim is to settle in, train hard and win a starting place up front. Only then will I be able to enjoy my football.
'I've always wanted to play in the British league and it's going to be a good challenge for me.
'But I've got a fairly good goalscoring record behind me - and it's something I want to continue at Swansea.''
Please help Vital Football by spending 3 minutes on our survey:
Date:Wednesday July 18 2007
Michu Could Miss Newcastle Game (Friday April 18 2014)
Monk: There Are No Problems Whatsoever (Friday April 18 2014)
Training Bust-Up? - 'Fans Shouldn't be Concerned' (Tuesday April 15 2014)
Terry Admits He Told Ref Chico Deserved Red (Sunday April 13 2014)
Rate The Players: Swansea City 0-1 Chelsea (Sunday April 13 2014)
Stats: Swansea City v Chelsea (Sunday April 13 2014)
Vorm: Monk 'Best Choice' For Swansea City Manager (Saturday April 12 2014)
Monk: Good Reaction In Training After Hull Defeat (Friday April 11 2014)
Match Analysis - Hull City 1-0 Swansea City (Friday April 11 2014)
Williams' Agent Insists His Focus Is On Swansea (Thursday April 10 2014)
|12. West Ham||34||10||7||17||-9||37|
|13. Hull City||33||10||6||17||-6||36|
|14. Aston Villa||33||9||7||17||-14||34|
|Michu Could Miss Newcastle Game
» Swansea : 18/04/2014 00:22:00
|Monk: There Are No Problems Whatsoever
» Swansea : 18/04/2014 00:18:00
|Mulumbu Wins WBADSC Award
» WBA : 17/04/2014 21:53:00
|Olsson amp; Morrison Boost?
» WBA : 17/04/2014 21:48:00
|The Ped Report City 2-2 Sunderland
» Man City : 17/04/2014 21:41:00
|Poch - Villa Isn't Just Revenge
» Southampton : 17/04/2014 21:33:00
|Bolasie Looking For Strong Finish
» Crystal Palace : 17/04/2014 21:18:00