Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Opposition Focus: Walsall

Opposition Focus: Walsall
Walsall fc were relegated to L2 in the 2005/06 season but have bounced straight back up to L1 after securing automatic promotion alongside Hartlepool United and Swindon. .

4th up in our Opposition focus series is therefore Walsall. Saddlers Vital Editor Ian Lowndes answers a few questions on next seasons League one Campaign.

1.What Is your name ?

Ian Lowndes

2.How Long have you supported Walsall?

'It has been 39 years since my first Saddlers game, your making me feel old now!!!'

3.Do you think you will do well in L1 Next season?

'Of the three automatically promoted teams I considered us to be the most poorly prepared team to make the move into league one. We built a team to get out of league two, and have cleared the decks to rebuild so our level of success will depend on who is brought in, and how well the crop of promising young players we have adapt to a higher league.'

4.Where do you think you will strengthen for next season?

'As I said we released a number of players and also lost two players to The Posh (money talks!!). So we will need to be busy in the transfer market. Strikers are the main priority as we only have Martin Butler on the books at the moment. However full backs and midfield also need attention.'

5. Who do you think is Swansea's most dangerous player?

'Of course everyone rates Lee Trundle, but I do feel he casts a shadow over some good players at Swansea, your wide players have always caused us problems.'

6.Where do you think Walsall and Swansea will come next season?

'I would expect us to finish behind the Swans but hopefully not too far behind. Both in the end of season play off hunt hopefully.'

7.Will you be making the journey to the Liberty Stadium next season ?

'I enjoyed my last visit to the Liberty Stadium but I hate the journey so wasn't too pleased to be drawn away to you in the cup as well, but I will be there.'

Thank you Ian and have a safe trip down should you make the journey to south wales.

Writer:sbrjack
Date:Friday June 22 2007
Time: 11:10AM

Comments

0
Good luck to walsall next season!
barrydoom
22/06/2007 17:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Sigurdsson Praises Clement's Training Sessions

Gylfi Sigurdsson has praised the new boss' training sessions at Swansea City

Premier League Confirm 2017/18 Fixture Release Date

The Premier League have now confirmed the date on which the fixtures for the campaign of 2017/18 will be released.

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (21/3/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

Clement: Difficult To Take Positives From Bournemouth Defeat

Swansea City boss Paul Clement admitted that it was 'difficult' to take any positives from the 2-0 defeat at Bournemouth

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Swansea City stay up this season?
Suggested By:
Yes67%
No0%
not sure33%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 2 2017 1:30PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 7:45PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 15 2017 3:00PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 30 2017 12:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W7
2.KevinE4
Vital Football Comment