Swansea City - Food Poisoning Strikes Duffy
UK time is: 00:37:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Food Poisoning Strikes Duffy

Darryl Duffy could have not had a worse start to the pre season tour of The Netherlands. The Scottish born striker has spoken out at the bout of food poisoning that saw him lose 5kg in weight during the clubs tour.

Duffy who had finally secured his permanant move to the Liberty Stadium had been in fine form after scoring 3 goals in 3 games.

The former Scotland U-21 international has been working closely with Swansea City Physio Richie Evans to compensate for any delay in building towards match fitness.

Duffy Told The Western Mail:

' '"As well as feeling really weak and ill, it was really frustrating as I needed to catch up with my fitness. I was behind anyway because of the transfer,"

I came back from holiday with jetlag and once I got over that I picked up a stomach bug from eating some paella. It really knocked me for six and took me a while to get over it.

In three days I lost five kilograms, so I`ve still got a while to go before I`m where I want to be. It has set me back quite a few days."''

Despite this setback Duffy has managed to score twice against Schipluiden and Sparta Rotterdam.

Duffy has an exellent goals to games ratio with the club and has only failed to score in 1 game for the club.

Duffy will be pivotal come the new season; his goal scoring prowess is not in question. His ability to cope with the pressure is ; he is certainly our talisman striker after the departure of Lee Trundle to Bristol City.

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: sbrjack Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 3 2007

Time: 9:19AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

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
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. GThomas 4
2. KevinE 3
3. shearers boots 3
4. eye_nose_hat 3
5. Phil W 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 2 - 2 Spurs
Southampton 3 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 0 - 0 Everton
Watford 1 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 1 Man Utd
Sunderland 1 - 1 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Spurs 8 3 4 1 4 13
9. Southampton 8 3 3 2 3 12
10. Liverpool 8 3 3 2 -2 12
11. Swansea 8 2 4 2 0 10
12. Watford 8 2 4 2 -1 10
13. Norwich 8 2 3 3 -2 9
14. Stoke 8 2 3 3 -2 9

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Liverpool: LFC Confirm Klopp As Manager
Liverpool : 08/10/2015 21:24:00
Stoke's December Manchester games live on TV
Stoke : 08/10/2015 19:03:01
FA Give Jose Something Else To Cry About
Arsenal : 08/10/2015 18:37:00
Arsenal Selected For TV
Southampton : 08/10/2015 17:51:01
Chelsea Fined by the Friends of Arsenal (FA)
Chelsea : 08/10/2015 17:49:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Spurs
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 2%
Rangel 33%
Williams 40%
Fernandez 0%
Taylor 6%
Ki 0%
Shelvey 0%
Ayew 6%
Montero 0%
Sigurdsson 13%
Gomis 0%