UK time is: 10:46:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Carlisle Fixture In Doubt

As Swansea City prepare for the top of the table match against Carlisle United on Saturday afternoon concerns over the playing surface at Brunton Park have be raised by the Cumbrian club.

Stadium manager Dave Mitchell and the ground staff led by Les Nichol and Norman Potts have made efforts to unfreeze the playing surface at Brunton Park.

As temperatures across the north west of England look set to plummet bellow -1�C in the region on Friday evening; Swansea City face a 3rd postponement within two weeks after the fixture vs Bristol Rovers was cancelled due to a waterlogged pitch.

Managing Director John Nixon is hopeful that the fixture will go ahead despite the climatic conditions.

He told spoke on Carlisle United's official site:

'It goes without saying that it is a massive game on Saturday and that everyone at the club will be doing everything they can to make sure that it goes ahead. The covers have been used all weekend, and we will continue to use them throughout the week, and we are also hoping that the overnight temperatures will rise a bit as the week progresses.'



Should the conditions improve Swansea City face a examination of their promotion credentials as 2nd place Carlisle United look to usurp Swansea of 1st place in the table.

With that thought in mind the Cumbrians Striker top goal scorer Joe Gardner believes that the club can upset the league leaders.

He spoke to The News and Star:

'"I`ve played them twice and haven`t managed to beat them.'

But this is a hard place to come, the lads are close and we work hard for each other. If we play anything like that we`ll have a great chance of getting a result.'


Swansea will travel to Newport on Wednesday to face Newport County in the Quarter finals of the FAW Premier cup.






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:Monday December 17 2007

Time: 3:03PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Archived Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 0 - 1 Chelsea
Hull City 1 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 3 - 0 Norwich
Arsenal 2 - 2 Swansea
Everton 3 - 2 Swansea
Swansea 1 - 2 WBA

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. West Ham 34 10 7 17 -9 37
13. Hull City 33 10 6 17 -6 36
14. Aston Villa 33 9 7 17 -14 34
15. Swansea 34 8 9 17 -5 33
16. WBA 33 6 15 12 -11 33
17. Norwich 34 8 8 18 -27 32
18. Fulham 34 9 3 22 -40 30

Breaking League News

Possible NUFC Line Up v Swansea
Newcastle : 19/04/2014 10:27:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts Norwich Result
Liverpool : 19/04/2014 08:49:00
Manchester City vs West Bromwich Albion
Man City : 19/04/2014 08:38:00
FAWSL Highlights: Liverpool 1-0 Man City
Man City : 19/04/2014 08:04:00
Adams Gives Injury Update
Norwich : 19/04/2014 07:00:00
Ole Looking For Back To Back Victories
Cardiff : 18/04/2014 22:35:00
Gunnarsson Has Full Support & Trust
Cardiff : 18/04/2014 22:22:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your man of the Match vs Chelsea
Suggested By:  
Vorm 4%
Rangel 0%
Chico 7%
Williams 15%
Davies 0%
Routledge 38%
Shelvey 0%
Britton 7%
Dyer 0%
Hernandez 7%
Bony 15%
Amat 7%