Date:Friday April 7 2006
Swansea City now focus fully on trying to win a second successive promotion.
Their attentions have lied with 2 cup finals last week as we won the Premier Cup and the Football League Trophy, netting £500,000 or more in the process.
We now have 7 'cup finals' left and these final games will determine whether we're playing Leeds at Elland Road or playing in front of 3,500 at Layer Road.
Port Vale boss, Martin Foyle:
'Swansea have spent a lot of money this season and have the squad to change things around when they need to,''
'I saw them win the LDV Vans Trophy at the weekend and they look like they are full of confidence. But I'm sure the lads will be up for it.
'We've tended to do well against the top teams this season and I'm expecting the more of the same against Swansea.
Port Vale will be without Nathan Lowndes who has a twisted ankle but Lee Matthews could make his way back after a lengthy spell on the sidelines - not playing since New Years Eve.
Skipper Tony Dinning could also make a return after recovering from a twisted ankle.
The top scorer has netted 9 times in the league this season in 24 starts. Cummins has also scored 7 goals.
Jackett has Rory Fallon and Tommy Williams back available after they were both cup tied for the Football League Trophy final.
After cup success, the manager could field the same side that beat Carlisle last Sunday.
Monk, Robinson and Tate should be available despite picking up knocks in that game against Carlisle.
Played brilliantly on Sunday, lets hope for more of the same from the big striker tomorrow.
The Swans need as many wins as possible in the remaining 6 games and 1 more defeat will rule out the possibility of automatic promotion.
Vale are 15th in the league are safe from relegation and they don't really have a lot to play for, having only won 8 points in their last 8 games.
The two cup wins should have given the squad a big boost in confidence and now that they can focus totally on winning promotion, I think we can get a vital 3 points tomorrow against a side that don't really have much to play for.
Tuesday 11th April,
Swansea vs Swindon
Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!
Date:Friday April 7 2006
Bruce: Swansea City At Home Is a 'Cup Final' (Thursday December 18 2014)
Swansea City Need To Prepare For Bony Absence (Wednesday December 17 2014)
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - vs Spurs (Monday December 15 2014)
Pochettino: We Deserved To Beat Swansea City (Sunday December 14 2014)
Stats: Swansea City v Tottenham Hotspur (Sunday December 14 2014)
Report - Swansea City 1-2 Spurs (Sunday December 14 2014)
Monk Felt Sickened After Home Defeat vs Spurs (Sunday December 14 2014)
Monk Has Most Attention To Detail I've Ever Seen (Sunday December 14 2014)
Gomis Will Need To Improve Shooting Accuracy (Saturday December 13 2014)
Monk Wants Gomis At Swansea City (Saturday December 13 2014)
|Bruce: Swansea City At Home Is a 'Cup Final'
» Swansea : 18/12/2014 21:57:00
|Chelsea`s Zouma Joining Besiktas on Loan?
» Chelsea : 18/12/2014 19:02:00
|Liverpool: Balotelli Banned And Fined
» Liverpool : 18/12/2014 18:46:00
|John Alder's NUFC Collection To Be Auctioned
» Newcastle : 18/12/2014 18:10:00
|Villa In The NON Rip Off List For Mascots
» Aston Villa : 18/12/2014 17:09:00