UK time is: 19:28:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Jenkins: 'This Is A Very Sad Day'

Chairman Huw Jenkins says it's a very sad for the club to see Lee Trundle leave to join Bristol City.

The striker will complete the move on Monday as the Swans will pocket a minimum 1m to be paid in installments over 12 months.

Of course, Jenkins was sad to see the scouser leave, he told the Evening Post:

''We all hoped Lee Trundle would finish his playing career with us, and from my point of view this is a very sad day,''

''We would have done anything we could to try to keep him, but we cannot give Lee Championship football next season and we've got to accept that.

''We talked through the possibility of paying Lee more money to stay, but when a player expresses a desire to leave, especially someone like Lee who has done so much for us, it's difficult to stand in his way.


The club tried their absolute best to try and convince him to stay, even offering a bigger wage, but Championship football as just too good to turn down for Lee.

He's 31 in October and he obviously wants to prove himself at a higher level. And while we have an excellent chance to finally gain promotion next season, we are still yet to reach the second tier in the Football League to offer players like Trundle experience at a higher level.

The pressure is on Martinez and the squad next season to deliver, and finally get us into the Championship for the third attempt.

Failure again could mean that we'll lose other top players who seek new tougher challenges in the league above.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 28 2007

Time: 6:39PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Archived 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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 0 - 1 Chelsea
Hull City 1 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 3 - 0 Norwich
Arsenal 2 - 2 Swansea
Everton 3 - 2 Swansea
Swansea 1 - 2 WBA

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
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
15. Swansea 34 8 9 17 -5 33
16. WBA 33 6 15 12 -11 33
17. Norwich 34 8 8 18 -27 32
18. Fulham 34 9 3 22 -40 30

Breaking League News

Vital Preview: Norwich City vs. Liverpool
Liverpool : 18/04/2014 18:49:00
Vital Preview: Cardiff v Stoke
Cardiff : 18/04/2014 18:04:00
Injury Update: Defender In, Defender Out
Arsenal : 18/04/2014 17:02:00
Match Discussion - Hull City (a)
Arsenal : 18/04/2014 16:55:00
Liverpool: Reds Dominate PFA Awards Shortlists
Liverpool : 18/04/2014 15:02:00
Dylan Tombides - RIP
West Ham : 18/04/2014 14:58:00
Something For The Weekend (459)
Aston Villa : 18/04/2014 14:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your man of the Match vs Chelsea
Suggested By:  
Vorm 1%
Rangel 0%
Chico 9%
Williams 9%
Davies 0%
Routledge 36%
Shelvey 0%
Britton 9%
Dyer 0%
Hernandez 9%
Bony 18%
Amat 9%