Date:Wednesday November 28 2007
The glamour of the FA Cup will come to a small corner of Sussex on Friday Evening with Horsham playing host to Swansea City in the 2nd round.
Sky Sports will broadcast the game live from the Hornets nest the 4500 capacity Atspeed Stadium.
The visitors secured passage to the 2nd round with a closely fought 2-1 win over Ryman Premier division side Billericay Town. The Hornets secured their passage with a 4-1 win over Maidenhead United which included a woundergoal from former Sutton United midfielder Nigel Brake.
There has been much hype surrounding the game in Horsham as the Essex based club face the biggest game in their history since the FA Vase 4th round in the 1986-87 season.
John Maggs earmarked Swansea City as one of his dream ties in the 2nd round; the former Crawley player was not left disappointed at the draw.
His counterpart Roberto Martinez was left upbeat after the draw and has insisted he will not be taking the tie lightly.
The Spaniard will be looking to learn the lessons from the nature of the win over Billericay Town in the first Round and will be looking to gain an early advantage over their non league opponents.
Coverage of the game on Sky Sports 1 starts at 7.00pm
Goalkeeper Alan Mansfield will sit out the game with a suspension after receiving a Straight Red card picked up in the game verses Eastbourne Town.
Paul Seuke will take Mansfield's place in John Maggs Starting 11..
The Former Crystal Palace man has been earmarked for his all round ability
The midfeilder has been in good goalscoring form over the last few weeks.
Roberto Martinez is awaiting news from Physio Richie Evans on the condition of Winger Paul Anderson who has suffered a minor Knee injury in last nights 1-0 win over Hartlepool United.
Swansea could be without Dorus De Vries who has a Knee injury and David Knight has an ankle problem.
It would leave inexperienced youngster Callum Hawthorne with an unexpected first team start.
Dutchman Ferrie Bodde is also a doubt after sustaining a ankle injury.
The defender notched up his first goal in British Football last night and has been one of the most consistent players so far this term.
Rangel has an excellent reading of the game and his distribution is very good and will be very hard to break down. His tackling and ariel ability are also very strong components of his game.
The Form Book(based on previous 5 results)
This is the first time the two sides have met in all competitions.
There are over 100 places between the two sides.
Referee: K A Friend
Linesmen:J D A Hopkins & G D Scott
Fourth Official:G D Horwood
Mr Freind has officiated 17 games and has given 49 yellow cards and has sent off 6 players.
The referee also took charge of Swansea City's Carling Carling Cup 2nd round clash vs Reading at the Liberty Stadium on the 28th August.Sam Sodje was sent off for Reading in that game after picking up a second yellow card.
Swansea Vital predicts a comftable 3-1 away win.
Click here to predict the score in our Prediction League
Swansea City vs Northampton
Coca Cola Leauge One
Date:Wednesday November 28 2007
Rate The Players: Chelsea 3-1 Swansea City (Sunday February 26 2017)
Clement Now Looks Ahead To 'Vital Period' (Saturday February 25 2017)
Stats: Chelsea v Swansea City (Saturday February 25 2017)
Team Line-Ups & Updates: Chelsea vs Swansea City (Saturday February 25 2017)
Fer: Boss Wants Me To Be A Box-To-Box Midfielder (Friday February 24 2017)
The Swansea City FC Walking Wounded - Injury Table (Friday February 24 2017)
Match Day Officials v Chelsea (25/2/17) (Thursday February 23 2017)
3rd Time Lucky For Paul Clement at Swansea City (Wednesday February 22 2017)
More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (22/2/17) (Wednesday February 22 2017)
Mawson: Fans Helped Us Through a Bad Patch (Monday February 20 2017)
|14. Leicester City||13||3||4||6||-6||13|
|16. Crystal Palace||12||3||2||7||-3||11|
|17. West Ham||12||3||2||7||-10||11|
|18. Hull City||13||3||2||8||-17||11|
|Mourinho on United`s EFL Cup Win
» Man Utd : 26/02/2017 19:09:01
|Ibrahimovic Made the Difference
» Man Utd : 26/02/2017 19:02:01
» Man Utd : 26/02/2017 18:45:01
» Southampton : 26/02/2017 18:28:01
|Manchester United v Southampton - Team Sheets
» Southampton : 26/02/2017 15:29:01