UK time is: 14:12:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Chesterfield 2 - Swansea 3

14/10/2006

Attendance: 3,915

Chesterfield 2 Swansea 3

Swansea City got back to winning ways this weekend with a 3-2 away win at Chesterfield.

There was a surprise in the Swansea squad however as striker Leon Knight was missing with no news beforehand to relate to his absence.

Jackett claims it as for ''football reasons'' only for leaving him out, but with no other striker on the bench, surely that's not true?

Leon Britton put us ahead after just 3 minutes and Trundle doubled our lead just before the break.

The hosts got themselves back into the game in the second half as Hall got a goal back just 2 minutes after the restart.

Trundle extended our lead again to two goals from the penalty spot as Leon Britton was tripped inside the area.

Hazell headed home to bring it back to 3-2 with 13 minutes to play but the Swans managed to hold out for all 3 points and go up to 8th in the table.

Chesterfield: Roche, Bailey, Hazell, Downes, Picken, Hall, Niven, Allott, Hurst (Jackson 45), Allison, Larkin (Smith 68).
Subs Not Used: Jordan, Kovacs, O'Hare.

Booked: Hall.

Goals: Hall 47, Hazell 77.

Swansea: Gueret, Tate, Iriekpen, Austin, Williams (Butler 90), Pratley, Robinson (Lawrence 82), Way (Oakes 72), Britton, Trundle, Fallon.
Subs Not Used: Tudur-Jones, MacDonald.

Booked: Robinson.

Goals: Britton 4, Trundle 35, 67 pen.

Att: 3,915

Ref: L Mason (Lancashire).

Kenny Jackett:

"We've got a result against somebody who's got 31 points from 14 games and who've won all their seven home games without conceding a goal.

"And it was interesting for me because I made a lot of changes.

"We didn't create a lot going forward but we worked hard, stuck to our task and defended well when needed.

"You want to keep building wins - it's a great habit to have. We've gone twice on the road and won both games."




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 17 2006

Time: 3:05PM

Your Comments

what has Knight done to warrant being transfer listed by yourselves ?
dazednconfuzed
Important 3 points and scoring 3 goals away into the bargain.
willow
Jackett: 'It Was A Gut Feeling'. This is what was said when Willie was reinstated in goals. But the 2 goals conceded must make him think again.
willow
If it's footballing reasons then why he has he played him about 10 times this season already then? Something's gone on behind the scenes which we don't know about.
KevinE
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. keith margam 56
2. Swan_Lady2 49
3. KevinE 11
4. ottawa_swan 8
5. eye_nose_hat 7
6. Aussie_Swan 6
7. shearers boots 3
8. bluebird 2
9. Phil W 1
10. jonno1 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 0 - 1 Chelsea
Hull City 1 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 3 - 0 Norwich
Arsenal 2 - 2 Swansea
Everton 3 - 2 Swansea
Swansea 1 - 2 WBA

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Crystal Palace 33 11 4 18 -15 37
13. Hull City 33 10 6 17 -6 36
14. Aston Villa 33 9 7 17 -14 34
15. Swansea 34 8 9 17 -5 33
16. WBA 33 6 15 12 -11 33
17. Norwich 34 8 8 18 -27 32
18. Fulham 34 9 3 22 -40 30

Breaking League News

Not the Best of Times?
West Ham : 16/04/2014 13:03:00
Livermore Interest
West Ham : 16/04/2014 13:02:00
Petrescu in Premier League Return?
Chelsea : 16/04/2014 12:57:00
Could Luke Shaw be off to United?
Chelsea : 16/04/2014 12:56:00
Could Man City lose Champions League spot?
Everton : 16/04/2014 11:00:00
PATHETIC - EARLY GOALS
Spurs : 16/04/2014 10:18:00
The Goodison factor
Everton : 16/04/2014 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your man of the Match vs Chelsea
Suggested By:  
Vorm 0%
Rangel 0%
Chico 10%
Williams 10%
Davies 0%
Routledge 40%
Shelvey 0%
Britton 10%
Dyer 0%
Hernandez 10%
Bony 10%
Amat 10%