UK time is: 00:28:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sour Grapes Mr Martinez?

Swansea City manager Roberto Martinez seems to have a bit of an issue about the way we play? It May have something to do with being out-played by Leeds on Saturday?

Vital Leeds member yorkshirepride1 highlighted this in our forums. Here is just a selection of his quotes:

'Leeds are quite happy not to play their way out of the division,'

'They are happy to scrap for every result and the fans don't mind that because they feel they have been harshly treated by the Football League. '

'There's nothing wrong with that, but I think any other big clubs with big expectations would find it hard to play that way.'

Alternatively, when looking at the two squads, Mr Martinez seems to be fairly happy with the squad he saw defeated by goals from David Prutton and Jermaine Beckford:

'Leeds depend a lot on two players and through a long, long, season anything can happen. Injuries and suspensions can play a big part, so we are certainly not all playing for second place with such a long way to go.'

'I do believe that Leeds are probably the team to beat at the moment, but it's a long season and I certainly wouldn't swap the squads.'

First Hartlepool, now Swansea, what is it with the management, players and supporters of other League One clubs completley missing the point that we've played 7, won 7 and therefore that may just make us a good side?

Still sure you don't want to swap Roberto?




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



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: LUFC1 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday September 25 2007

Time: 1:23PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leeds Articles

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Leeds United (Saturday December 20 2014)

LUFC Cook to fry Forest? (Saturday December 20 2014)

LUFC Redfearn confident of adding to squad (Saturday December 20 2014)

LUFC On This Day - December 20th (Saturday December 20 2014)

LUFC Will Leeds Cut Down The Trees? (Friday December 19 2014)

LUFC On This Day - December 19th (Friday December 19 2014)

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 261
2. deslondon 63
3. erni 61
4. Tiny T 57
5. King Billy 52
6. SimonTVW 33
7. Oyper 22
8. trickyfandango 18
9. ultraleeds 15
10. 1972Glory 12

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Birmingham 22 7 7 8 -8 28
16. Bolton 21 7 4 10 -5 25
17. Reading 22 7 4 11 -11 25
18. Leeds Utd 22 6 6 10 -7 24
19. Rotherham 22 5 9 8 -9 24
20. Huddersfield 22 6 6 10 -12 24
21. Millwall 22 5 8 9 -9 23

Breaking League News

Worst yet admits Karanka
Middlesbrough : 20/12/2014 23:15:00
Boro slip against rivals
Middlesbrough : 20/12/2014 23:06:00
RUFC - Evans 'It Was Always Going To Be Big Game'
Rotherham : 20/12/2014 21:52:00
RUFC - Evans 'Tom Was Stunning Today'
Rotherham : 20/12/2014 21:49:00
RUFC - Evans 'It's A Pleasure To Watch This Team'
Rotherham : 20/12/2014 21:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match v Nottingham Forest?
Suggested By:  
Silvestri 20%
Byram 0%
Cooper 20%
Pearce 0%
Warnock 0%
Bianchi 0%
Cook 60%
Mowatt 0%
Antenucci 0%
Sharp 0%
Adryan 0%