Swansea City - Painter Out To Teach Havant
UK time is: 08:47:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Painter Out To Teach Havant

Swansea City defender Marcos Painter has come out fighting ahead of the FA Cup 3rd round replay against Havant and Waterlooville this evening.

In a fractious occasion at The Liberty Stadium the game was brought into disrepute by a number of Hawks players and also saw Alan Tate seeing red ; after an on pitch altercation following a rash challenge by Brett Poate on Andrea Orlandi..

Swansea City manager Roberto Martinez has been further angered in recent days as Poate has been cleared to play at Westleigh Park this evening whilst Tate has been suspended for the clash.

What awaits the victor of the clash is a dream tie against Liverpool at Anfield. The Reds brushed aside Luton Town 5-0 in their FA Cup 3rd round replay last night.

Painter has no doubts that it will be a highly physical game but is firmly out to teach the Hawks a lesson in football. The former Birmingham player has also indicated he will not be afraid of putting in the tackles; despite this the defender has warned Swansea City must remain cool under the pressure.

He Told The Evening Post

We're going out to teach them a footballing lesson"

It was on our terms because we were at home and we should have won by a lot more goals and should not have conceded.When I watched the game again on Match of the Day I was angry."

They liked to leave a foot in or an elbow in and to make their tackles.You could see that from the knocks we had in our dressing room afterwards and the players going to hospital afterwards for stitches."

It's more than likely that we'll have another battle on our hands tonight.This time they'll have the crowd behind them and, judging by the weather we've had, the conditions might help them too."

Whatever happens, we have to stay calm and focus on our football.But having said that, I certainly won't be shying away from any tackles.'



Vital Swansea will be having extensive match coverage this evening with our match live service. There will be live chat , match live rolling service including team line ups and Live commentary.

The Journalist

Writer: sbrjack Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 16 2008

Time: 10:24AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Good for you lad, maybe we should have had a few lessons off Viney Jones on how to make the sly tackle that REALLY hurts! Theres more than one ball on the pitch! lol
jack hammers
Report Abuse
16/01/2008 17:50:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swansea City Articles

Archived Swansea City Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. eye_nose_hat 9
2. Phil W 7
3. GThomas 4
4. Lewisg1977 3
5. shearers boots 1
6. KevinE 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Spurs 38 19 7 12 5 64
6. Liverpool 38 18 8 12 4 62
7. Southampton 38 18 6 14 21 60
8. Swansea 38 16 8 14 -3 56
9. Stoke 38 15 9 14 3 54
10. Crystal Palace 38 13 9 16 -4 48
11. Everton 38 12 11 15 -2 47

Breaking League News

Liverpool: Defensive Duo Pen New Deals
Liverpool : 27/05/2015 08:35:01
No Luc For Swansea City Says Jenkins
Swansea : 26/05/2015 22:12:01
Kramaric Gets Croatia Call
Leicester City : 26/05/2015 19:59:00
Albrighton amp; Drinkwater Talk QPR
Leicester City : 26/05/2015 19:56:01
Cleverley On Biggest Game Yet
Aston Villa : 26/05/2015 19:42:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Crystal Palace
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 15%
Naughton 0%
Fernandez 14%
Bartley 0%
Richards 0%
Britton 57%
Cork 14%
Emnes 0%
Montero 0%
Dyer 0%
Gomis 0%