Marcos Painter, was a by product of the Birmingham City academy system and made his debut vs Scunthorpe United in the Carling cup.
He has had U-21, Under 19 and Under 20 caps for the republic of Ireland.
He was handed a full contract with Birmingham City for the 2005/06 season and he has also had Premiership experience with a start vs Fulham.
On the 14th November last year he moved to Swansea on loan to cover for Tom Williams who was suffering from a hernia problem.
He quickly impressed then manager Kenny Jackett and was handed a months loan extension. An this time moves to try and sign Marcos outright from Birmingham continued in earnest and in the January 2007 transfer window he completed a permanent switch to the Liberty Stadium for a fee believed to be around £75,000.
Marcos has been a regular starter for the Swans since his permanent capture and has proved solid acquisition in the LB position, such a problem for the swans since the departure of Ricketts to Hull City for £300,000.
Fans eyes Views:
"He has consistently played well in all games. always ready to support attack and has the speed to get back in defence. Although signed as a left back, has also impressed in central defence."
"pros great defence awareness,good tackler, solid. cons:doesn't get forward enough"
"a very good signing in my opinion he looks solid at the back and is good competition for tom Williams for that left back position. One thing i have noticed tho is he always has his hands all over the opposition when he challenges for the headers."
"looks a quality defender, maybe lacks a bit of pace but makes up for that by reading the game well. One of KJ's better signings imo."
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