After dealing play off rivals Ipswich a blow in their quest for the play-off’s, the Liberty Stadium club are gaining in confidence and belief that a second consecutive promotion is on the cards is gaining pace. Coming as a surprise to league stalwarts, many commentators have been left retracting earlier statements about Swansea’s chances this season.
Admitting that the play-off charge is on , Roberto Martinez will be looking to Jason Scotland to play an integral part on the assault on promotion to the premier league. However keeping his feet firmly on the ground the 29 year old striker is urging his team mates to keep their cool ahead of the business end of the season as he told the SWEP, he said “We don’t want to get too high and we don’t want to say too much, but I think since the Portsmouth win the guys have been thinking we could play in the Premier League.”
“It’s one thing beating a Premier League team in the cup and another doing it over a whole season, but that’s the dream for me as a player and I’m sure it’s the same for the rest of the lads.”
With a brand of football , earning rave reviews Scotland believes that the style of football played at Swansea will serve the club well should the Swans secure a top flight berth, he added ”If we keep our heads down and keep quiet, we feel we can reach the play-offs and that we’ll have a chance. It would be a great achievement just to finish in the top six in our first season in this league. “
“We’re playing some great stuff and teams are coming to the Liberty and thinking they are going to be played off the park. I think the style we play would serve us well in the Premier League.”