UK time is: 17:18:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Yeovil 1 - Swansea 2

Huish Park

27th October 2007

Attendance:

Yeovil 1 Swansea City 2

Swansea City finally ended their goalless and winless run at Huish Park with a 2-1 away win at Yeovil.

It was our 4th consecutive win which puts us back into the top 2 with a game in hand over leaders Carlisle.

Roberto Martinez fielded an unchanged side from the one that beat Bournemouth 4-1 a fortnight ago. The Swansea boss was also boosted with the returns of Andy Robinson, Alan Tate and Leon Britton who made up a strong subs bench.



The game started off at a good pace and it was end to end stuff in the opening 15-20 minutes.

It was the home side who tested the opposition's goalkeeper first as De Vries made a superb save to deny a golden chance for the Glovers after 8 minutes.

We finally got a shot at goal and Butler's long range effort from outside the box was parried away for a corner.

The hosts were forced into making a change early on as Marcus Stewart went off injured to be replaced by Paul Warne.

Ferrie Bodde went close a few minutes later as his shot hit the side netting and a corner was given. Monk also had a chance on goal but his header was easily saved.

It was a close competitive game which Swansea edged and we got the opening goal at a good time, just a few minutes before half time.

Jason Scotland scored his first goal in 6 games after picking up Anderson's cross and slotting the ball home from 18 yards.

Yeovil came out in the second half a much improved side from the first and they got back into the game just 3 minutes after the restart. Angel Rangel conceded a needless free-kick. Barry sent the ball in, Guyett headed across goal and Betsy was there to scramble the ball in.

Yeovil continued to put pressure on us from free-kicks as we struggled to defend their set pieces but it was the Swans that got the all important match winning goal.

Ferrie Bodde cut inside and his low shot beat the keeper to send 1,500 Swans fans into raptures behind the goal.

Yeovil: Mildenhall, Lynch, Guyett, Forbes, Nathan Jones, Rose, Barry, Cochrane (Walker 79), Stewart (Warne 18), Owusu (Domoraud 84), Betsy.

Subs Not Used: Dempsey, Alcock.

Booked: Nathan Jones, Rose.

Goals: Betsy 48.

Swansea: De Vries, Rangel, Lawrence, Monk, Painter, Butler (Robinson 83), Bodde, Pratley, Anderson (Britton 82), Scotland, Feeney (Duffy 69).

Subs Not Used: Austin, Tate.

Booked: Painter, Rangel, Bodde.

Goals: Scotland 40, Bodde 79.

Match reaction and stats to follow...




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: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday October 28 2007

Time: 12:45PM

 

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 94
2. Swan_Lady2 85
3. shearers boots 18
4. KevinE 15
5. ottawa_swan 14
6. eye_nose_hat 7
7. Aussie_Swan 7
8. Phil W 3
9. bluebird 2
10. jonno1 2

League Results (view all)

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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Stoke 35 11 11 13 -10 44
11. Crystal Palace 35 13 4 18 -13 43
12. West Ham 35 10 7 18 -10 37
13. Swansea 35 9 9 17 -4 36
14. Hull City 34 10 6 18 -9 36
15. Aston Villa 34 9 8 17 -14 35
16. WBA 34 6 15 13 -13 33

Breaking League News

Which One?
Chelsea : 24/04/2014 17:08:00
Moyes?
Spurs : 24/04/2014 16:29:00
Pardew A Symptom Of The Ashley Era
Newcastle : 24/04/2014 14:54:00
NUFC Summer Uncertainty
Newcastle : 24/04/2014 14:26:00
Glazers to the Rescue
Man Utd : 24/04/2014 13:04:00
The Perfect Summary!
Man Utd : 24/04/2014 13:03:00
Martinez Interested in United Duo?
Man Utd : 24/04/2014 13:02:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you want Garry Monk as the next permanent manager?
Suggested By:  
Yes 20%
No 80%