Chairman Bemoans Lack Of TV Coverage

Thursday, 5 November 2009, 14:40
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The Swansea City Chairman will welcome the TV cameras to the Liberty Stadium for the first time this season when they host Cardiff City on Saturday lunchtime.

But he is unhappy that it has taken until November for the TV cameras to make an appearance whilst other sides have had plenty of coverage during the first three months of the season.

Speaking to the Evening Post, Jenkins said “I have been watching Swansea for 35 or 40 years and we’ve always been overlooked

“Unless we win the Championship by 25 points and then break into the top four in the Premier League, we are going to get overlooked for most things.

“It doesn’t matter what we do down here, people will find a reason to overlook us.

“I am talking about our media coverage, on the television and in the papers, both nationally and in Wales.

“Quite often we don’t get a mention and that always seems to have been the case.

“It goes on right throughout football,” Jenkins added.

“The money goes to the big teams. It seems that’s how everybody thinks it should be.

“The challenge is there for us,” he said. “We want people to be talking about our football club in the right way.

“Last year we got a long way towards that and people did start to recognise how well we were doing.

“But a lot of people have felt it was Roberto Martinez doing that and they have not noticed that we are still playing the same way.

“We probably look stronger than last year and yet we don’t get a mention, but that should only make us stronger.

“It should make us more determined to prove people wrong.”

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