Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

'We Can Be As Good As Leeds'

'We Can Be As Good As Leeds'

Dennis Lawrence thinks we can be as good, if not better than Leeds after Saturday's 2-0 defeat at Elland Road.

by GThomas
"what do you expect him to say when he's asked certain questions?"
Despite being outplayed for most of the game and struggling to create many chances during the 90 minutes, the centre back thinks we could have been better than them on the day.

He said:

'Obviously it was always going to be a difficult game coming to Leeds.

'But we are a bit disappointed because we felt we could have done a bit better, especially with the goals we conceded.

'They were a big, powerful team and they played well against us.

'But it's disappointing because I think we could have matched them and we could even have been better than them. We have to be able to come to places like this and get results.

'They are a powerful striking force for defenders to deal with but hopefully next time we will do better against them when they come to Swansea.

'We have got to look at the week ahead and get a good result that's in our favour next time round.

Personally, I think we're still a long way off matching Leeds overall quality and consistency. We've looked far from convincing lately and are conceding far too many sloppy goals.

Without improvements at the back and better finishing up front, we're looking at the play-offs at best this season in my opinion.

Do you agree or disagree with these comments?


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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Date:Monday September 24 2007
Time: 1:18PM


i agree with dennis lawrence people think we cant be a good team i think we are right up there with leeds united because leeds ain't in league one for no reason. if they lose 3-4 key players i can see them dip in form and slip up to a few teams and they have got to come to swansea which will be there hardest away game
24/09/2007 18:57:00
i cant agree with him. we are nowhere near as capable as going on a run like that. i don't think we look like convincing winners in a game, we have to comeback from going behind too often and our defence is poor. we need to be a lot more consistent if we're to get into the top 6 even. good strong teams don't concede goals the way we do sometimes.
24/09/2007 19:00:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Talking Tactics: Pass Map: Swansea City 0-0 Watford

A look at Swansea City's passmap from Saturday's 0-0 draw at home against Watford, what was our main weakness in the game?

Mawson Aiming To Make Same Impact As Ashley Williams

Swansea City defender Alfie Mawson says he's hoping to make the same impact as Ashley Williams did

Rate The Players: Swansea City 0-0 Watford

Rate the players' performances in the 0-0 draw at home against Watford

Mawson Determined To Keep His Place After Impressive Debut

After an impressive debut, Alfie Mawson is now determined to keep his first team place

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Watford
Suggested By:
van der Hoorn7%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 9 6 2 1 20 11
2 Arsenal 9 6 2 1 20 10
3 Liverpool 9 6 2 1 20 9
4 Chelsea 9 6 1 2 19 10
5 Spurs 9 5 4 0 19 9
6 Everton 9 4 3 2 15 5
7 Man Utd 9 4 2 3 14 1
8 Southampton 9 3 4 2 13 3
9 Watford 9 3 3 3 12 0
10 AFC Bournemouth 9 3 3 3 12 0
11 Crystal Palace 9 3 2 4 11 0
12 Leicester City 9 3 2 4 11 -4
13 WBA 9 2 4 3 10 0
14 Burnley 9 3 1 5 10 -5
15 West Ham 9 3 1 5 10 -7
16 Stoke 9 2 3 4 9 -7
17 Middlesbrough 9 1 4 4 7 -4
18 Hull City 9 2 1 6 7 -14
19 Swansea 9 1 2 6 5 -7
20 Sunderland 9 0 2 7 2 -10
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)

Oct 31 2016 8:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 3:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 26 2016 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 3 2016 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

7.Dennis Downing20
9.Phil W10
Write for Vital Football