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Robinson Will Bounce Back

Robinson Will Bounce Back

Swansea City Captain Garry Monk has given his full support to Andy Robinson following a crucial penalty miss in the dying seconds of the League game against Gillingham on Friday night.

Under fire referee Stuart Attwell awarded a penalty after Ian Cox was adjudged to have upended Leon Britton unfairly in the Gillingham penalty area.

Robinson stepped up to take the resulting penalty with seconds to play. The midfielder saw his strike saved comfortably by Simon Royce who was dully swamped by his team mates.

The cruel end to the game left Swansea with a point but many fans and commentators were left perplexed after such a dominant display that should have warranted more.

Garry Monk has been quick to get behind his team mate and firmly insists that the former Tranmere Rovers player will not let this miss effect his game.

Monk Told The Evening Post:

'We all expected Robbo to score when he stepped up to take that penalty,' Swansea's captain conceded.'

Then when the rebound fell straight to him I thought 'It's okay, he'll put this one in'.'

It didn't happen, but that happens in football and it's just unfortunate.

Robbo was feeling down afterwards, but we said to him straightaway to forget it, that he had done well and we had done well to come back and get a point.'

He'll be fine. He's too lively a character to be down for too long and we wouldn't let him even if he was.'

Missing one won't affect him and we'd all back him to score the next one.'



Despite the two points lost Swansea City have a chance to secure another away win against Millwall tomorrow night at the New Den.



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Writer:sbrjack
Date:Monday November 5 2007
Time: 10:32AM

Comments

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you'd expect robbo to step up and score from the spot and then score from that easy rebound but it wasn't to be. of course he'll bounce back.
GThomas
05/11/2007 11:55:00
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o well andy...you cant have them all can you...keep the fiath swans fans
rhysjones1
05/11/2007 14:09:00
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faith* i mean.
rhysjones1
05/11/2007 14:10:00
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I'm sure the players and managerial staff would give him a pat on the back and say its one of things and lets move on. i'd start him tomorrow night, i think he'd be a better choice in the centre ahead of britton.
KevinE
05/11/2007 19:15:00
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