Pratley Sees No Fear In Championship

Thursday, 30 October 2008, 20:05
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Pratley sees his Swansea team mates sitting comfortably in 10th position on their return to the second tier of English football and believes that there is nothing in the Championship to fear as they prepare for a battle with last season’s League One play off winners Doncaster Rovers.

The Swans head there on the back of their first defeat in six games – a 2-1 reverse at Wolves on Tuesdsay night but even with them returning to the top of the league after the victory, Pratley has seen nothing to impress him.

Speaking to the Western Mail, the midfielder said “There’s not much difference from League One, to be honest

“OK, it’s more physical and your mistakes get punished a bit more. But apart from that, most of the teams in League One could play in this league.

“Against Reading (where the Swans lost 4-0), we didn’t turn up, but I haven’t seen anything to fear.

“Last year we were in League One and we may have got promotion, but that’s done now.

“We want to establish ourselves in this division.

“And we didn’t go to Wolves and get run ragged. Instead, we went to the league leaders, and, in my opinion, played the better stuff. That’s a sign of how far we’ve come, I suppose.”

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