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Duffy Wins It For Swansea

Carlisle
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Swansea

Brunton Park

28th April 2007

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Darryl Duffy scored a hugely important goal for the Swans deep into injury time to win the game 2-1 away at Carlisle.

With 4 minutes of added time, Swansea looked to be going home with just a point but the on-loan striker grabbed the vital goal as we remain on the same points with Oldham.

Trundle scored the fastest goal in English football today with a striker within the first minute to give us the lead.

Martinez's side kept up the momentum as they dominated the opening 45 minutes. Leon Britton went close as his shot hit the side netting while the strike partnership of Duffy and Trundle were causing continuous problems.

The Swans had 2 or 3 golden opportunities to take a healthy lead going in at the break but they didn't take them. We were punished for this as Carlisle came out and scored just 2 minutes after the restart. A big mix up at the back was at fault for the goal as Smith equalised for the hosts.

The match looked to be heading for a 1-1 draw but Darryl Duffy hot a hugely important and controversial late winner. The home fans thought there'd been a handball prior to the goal as their fans and players protested afterwards.

The final whistle was blown and was closely followed by trouble from the home supporters as some invaded the pitch and police had to escort the players off the pitch.

TEAM LINE-UPS:

Carlisle

Westwood
Raven
Livesey
Murphy
Aranalde
Gall
Lumsdon
Thirlwell
Smith
Garner
Smith

Substitutes
Howarth
Holmes
Hawley
Joyce
Gray

Swansea

Gueret
Tate
Iriekpen
Lawrence
Austin
Britton
Craney
O'Leary
Robinson
Trundle
Duffy

Substitutes
Oakes
Amankwaah
Monk
Abbott
Williams


Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Saturday April 28 2007
Time: 5:10PM

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Comments

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super darryl duffy! what a huge goal that might prove to be.
KevinE
28/04/2007 17:17:00
0
I really hope that the loan contract with Hull includes the first option clause! The hunt for Darryl has just started.
Czech_Jack
28/04/2007 17:21:00
0
Results went against us again, i think as it stands we need to beat Blackpool and better Oldhams result.
g4nty
28/04/2007 19:45:00
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vital result but we need to really must win vs Blackpool and win convincenly to stand a chance/
sbrjack
28/04/2007 21:42:00
0
Darryl Duffy? Bless 'im!
South Bank Tiger
29/04/2007 14:12:00
0
yeah hopefully you'll see him play next season, for us against you in the championship!
GThomas
29/04/2007 14:41:00
0
Hope you make it GT.
South Bank Tiger
29/04/2007 20:53:00
0
thanks, well done on staying up.
GThomas
30/04/2007 23:54:00
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