Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Martinez Wins Manager Award

Martinez Wins Manager Award

Swansea City Manager Roberto Martinez has won the football league's October's manager of the month award. It is the first time the young manager has been nominated and won the award .

The announcement was made by former Brentford midfeilder Chris Kamara on Sky Sports News.

Martinez was nominated after guiding the club to 5 consecutive wins. The first came against Swindon Town on the 2nd October courtesy of a Warren Feeney winner.The good run of form continued with a comprehensive 5-0 win over then leauge leaders Leyton Orient at the Matchroom Stadium.

Bournemouth were to be the next casualty of Swansea's winning streak with a 4-1 loss to the Swans at Dean Court. Swansea also broke their Huish Park duck with a 2-1 win over the glovers. Swansea rounded of a perfect October with a convincing win over leauge two side Wycombe Wanderers in the Johnston's Paint trophy.

Martinez beat off stiff competition from Leeds United manager Dennis Wise who had won the previous two manager of the month awards.

The Spanish tactician also pipped mangers John Ward of Carlisle United and Dean Wilkins of Brighton and Hove Albion to the award.

The Spaniard was interviewed Live on air by Sky Sports News.

He said

"It's a great honour.''

"But the award is not just nice for me, but for the players, staff and for the whole of Swansea City ."



Everyone at Swansea Vital would like to Congratulate Roberto on a very much well deserved award.



Share article via email
Writer:sbrjack
Date:Thursday November 1 2007
Time: 12:28PM

Best of Euro Vital

Comments

0
Completely deserved!
barrydoom
01/11/2007 12:52:00
0
yep he had to win it.
KevinE
01/11/2007 13:04:00
0
No one else could have won it. 5 wins on the trot, just hope they keep it up.
swanzboichris
01/11/2007 15:28:00
0
If it had gone to any other manager then they would have had to have paid for it. He totally deserves it and good job he got it!
jack hammers
01/11/2007 20:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

The Swansea City FC Injury Table...

Our weekly update looking at the injury table and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Set Piece Analysis Part 1- Impact of Conceding from Corners

The first part of our analysis on Swansea's defending at corners, and the impact it has had on their season

Early Signs Are Very Encouraging Under Guidolin Says Taylor

Swansea City left back Neil Taylor says that the early signs are 'very encouraging' as the players adjust to their new head coach Francesco Guidolin

Stats: Swansea's Midfielders Compared - Ki, Cork & Britton

A stats comparison of Swansea's current midfield trio provides some surprising results...

Vital Swansea City Social Media

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Have Your Say

Suggest an article
Suggest a poll
As featured on NewsNow:Swansea City newsSwansea City News 24/7

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What will the result be vs Southampton?
Suggested By:
Swansea City win73%
Draw16%
Southampton11%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 28 2016 2:05PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 2 2016 7:45PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 5:30PM : Aston Villa (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Breaking League News

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W3
2.Vital Swansea City2
3.eye_nose_hat2
4.Dennis Downing2