Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Painter Eyes Carlisle Return

Painter Eyes Carlisle Return

Marcos Painter has told Swansea City boss Roberto Martinez that he is fit and ready for selection for tomorrow's home match against Carlisle.

The full-back returned to training on Monday after spending the last 3 weeks out with a foot injury.

After completing a full weeks training, Painter says he is fit and ready to play tomorrow night.

He said:

'I've trained all week,''

'While it's still a bit sore after the sessions, it's a lot better.

'The manager has asked me if I'll be available for selection, and I've told him yes. I'm just desperate to get back out there playing again, especially with three games in the next eight days.''


Martinez says it will depend on how Painter does in the final training session on whether or not he'll start the game.

'The recent break we've had has given Marcos the license to return. He's made himself available, but we'll just have to wait and see how he comes through the final training session before making the final decision.''


If Painter does return it will certainly be a welcome boost ahead of a tough game at the Liberty.

Kevin Austin has struggled at left back in his place, conceding possession far too often, while Painter is solid and dependable and has better quality going forward.



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Thursday September 13 2007
Time: 3:14PM

Comments

0
Exactly the type of news we have been waiting for. We desperately need Painter back playing.
jack hammers
13/09/2007 17:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Premier League Cup Draw - U23s

The draw for the 32 team Premier League Cup took place earlier this afternoon and there are a few significant Midland derby clashes this year.

Officials - Swansea v Manchester United (19/8/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Swansea City and Manchester United this Saturday.

Talking Tactics: The Growing Importance of Full Backs

How full backs are becoming more and more important in the game and could be key to bringing back our playing style and identity

Swansea City Finally Settle Sigurdsson Sale To Everton

Swansea City and Everton finally agree the sale of Gylfi Sigurdsson - who signs a five-year deal at Goodison Park

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What will the result be vs Manchester United?
Suggested By:
Swansea City win0%
Draw50%
Manchester United win50%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W8
2.Dennis Downing8
3.forest fan2
4.GThomas2
5.tom1
6.des1
7.Vital Swansea City1
Write for Vital Football