Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Robinson Dreaming Of Anfield

Robinson Dreaming Of Anfield

Andy Robinson is dreaming of Anfield after the FA Cup 4th round draw was made at FA Headquarters at Soho Square .

The draw has pitted either Swansea City or Havant and Waterlooville facing a possible mouthwatering tie against premiership outfit Liverpool. The Reds must come through a replay against Luton Town tomorrow to secure their place in the 4th round after being held to a 1-1 draw at Kenilworth Road.

The former Tranmere player has been pivotal in Swansea City's season so far with his 8 goals contributing to the clubs excellent run of form.

All that stands in Robinson's way is Blue Square South outfit Havant and Waterlooville. The Hawks will be also looking to secure a lucrative tie with Liverpool as they hope to down Swansea on Wednesday. The Hampshire club sold out of their allocation for the fixture which should provide a great atmosphere at the club's Westleigh Park ground.

The non league side will provide a stern test for Roberto Martinez's side as both sides will be look to continue their cup runs. Manager Shaun Gale would not have failed to take note of Swansea City's cup run so far this term. It has seen the Liberty Stadium outfit nearly undone at Billericay Town in the first round and for 23 first half minutes in the 2rd round replay Horsham Town looked to have been on the verge of causing an upset of their own.

Despite the task ahead the scouser is not counting is chickens and has expressed a degree of caution.

He Told The Evening Post

'I nearly wet myself when we came out of the hat with Liverpool.'

It would be an absolute dream tie for me - if I never played a football game again I'd be happy after that."

But we have got a massive game against Havant & Waterlooville first, and that was the first thing we said in the dressing room after we beat Luton."

It's a huge game for them too, but we're determined to get through and I believe we've got the talent to go there and score a couple of goals."

They are talking about a small pitch and this and that, but that means we'll be closer to their box and we've got players who come alive in that situation."



Swansea will turn their attentions back to league matters with Port Vale being the visitors to the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.



Writer:sbrjack
Date:Monday January 14 2008
Time: 10:42AM

Comments

0
Its a great draw for us hopefully we will show them what we can do.
barrydoom
14/01/2008 17:15:00
0
one step at a time though, have to beat H&W on wed first. that wont be straightforward
GThomas
14/01/2008 17:40:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Set Piece Analysis 2/2 - Defending Corners vs WBA & Palace

The second part of our Set Piece Analysis - looks in depth at a typical defensive corner setup, and some of the causes of Swansea`s failure to stop conceding goals from them

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

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

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)

Vital Members League Table

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