Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Swans Drop To 4th After Defeat Against Blades

Sheffield United
1 - 0
Swansea City

Bramall Lane

18th December 2010

Attendance: 17,496

Referee:

Swansea City missed the chance to go 2nd in the Championship this afternoon as a 1-0 defeat against an out-of-sorts Sheffield United side saw them drop to 4th in the table.

Despite the weather and the terrible road conditions, the match was given the go-ahead to play and it was because of the weather that only around 50 Swansea City fans were able to attend the game.

They left disappointed though as Brendan Rodgers' side again struggled to show any signs that we have enough quality up front to help us maintain our current strong position.

Welsh international striker Ched Evans got the vital winning goal just moments before the break, finding the net after a good ball through from Reid.

The visitors looked to make a strong start to the second half. Darren Pratley and Jermaine Easter replaced Mark Gower and Craig Beattie and they helped to give us a promising start after the break. Easter worked well with Dyer down the right before firing the ball across goal - forcing Bartley to make a clearance.

Scott Sinclair had our best chances to put the scores level again but he had a decent shot saved whilst the others flew off target.

Swansea City had half chances to take a share of the points but as we threw men forward in our attempts to get a goal, Sheffield United went closest late on to putting the game beyond doubt. It was Evans again with the chance following Ward's cross but De Vries was able to make a save.

Today's defeat means the Swans have won just 1 game in the last 5 and we have another tough test coming up on Boxing Day when we face League leaders QPR at Loftus Road.


Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Saturday December 18 2010
Time: 7:02PM

Comments

0
I opened the door to be greeted to 6 inches this morning.I do wish our postman would wear pants.
BigBadBobbyC 9
20/12/2010 14:02:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What will the result be vs Chelsea?
Suggested By:
Chelsea win1%
Draw16%
Swansea City win83%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 18 2017 5:30PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.BrianMannebach3
2.yugo233
3.Phil W3
4.KevinE2
5.GThomas2
6.Dennis Downing2
7.London Pete1
8.deano1
Write for Vital Football