UK time is: 08:13:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Phil Smith Injury Long Term?

Swindon Town goalkeeper Phil Smith could be out longer than first anticipated according to boss Paul Sturrock.

Smith arrived at Swindon from non leage side Crawley Town last season and has been a rock in goal for Swindon and has suffered with a groin injury as of late.

After Town's 2-1 defeat to Doncaster Rovers, Sturrock said, 'Phil Smith's injury might be more long-term but we don't know for how long as yet. He is going for another scan next week and we will then see what the news is.'

Peter Brezovan will now get his chance to impress Sturrock who has not seen Brezovan play to often thanks to the fantastic play from Smith.

The injury to Smith comes as a massive blow to the team. Swindon Town fans will be hoping Peter Brezovan will return to form shortly as Town face difficult games against Leyton Orient and Leeds United over the next 2 weeks.

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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Aaron Hughes Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday November 4 2007

Time: 10:32AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
In my Opinion, Brezovan has not looked the same player since his injury. Hopefully he will get some confidence and play like he did last season.
Report Abuse
04/11/2007 10:38:00

I definitely feel that we miss smith and that the defenders have not got the same relationship with Brez as they had with smith, Brez also looks very hesitant at times.
Report Abuse
04/11/2007 22:04:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Swindon Town Articles

STFC: Swindon Show Support For Paris (Sunday November 15 2015)

The EFL Coming Soon To Swindon (Thursday November 12 2015)

STFC: Swindon Name Martin Ling Manager (Tuesday November 3 2015)

STFC: Barnsley Interested In Cooper? (Sunday November 1 2015)

STFC: Gladwin Set To Extend Swindon Stay (Saturday October 31 2015)

STFC: Swindon Give Defender Trial (Saturday October 31 2015)

STFC: Tim Sherwood To Swindon? (Sunday October 25 2015)

Stats: Swindon Town v Coventry City (Sunday October 25 2015)

Archived Swindon Town Articles

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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swindon 2 - 1 Walsall
Fleetwood 5 - 1 Swindon
Swindon 2 - 1 Scunthorpe
Wigan 1 - 0 Swindon
Swindon 2 - 2 Coventry
Swindon 1 - 2 Oldham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Fleetwood 19 6 3 10 -1 21
18. Shrewsbury 18 6 2 10 -3 20
19. Colchester 19 5 5 9 -15 20
20. Swindon 19 5 4 10 -9 19
21. Oldham 19 3 10 6 -9 19
22. Barnsley 19 5 2 12 -9 17
23. Blackpool 19 4 4 11 -13 16

Swindon Town Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Walsall v Bradford - Preview
Walsall : 27/11/2015 08:02:00
Match Officials v Bradford City (H)
Walsall : 27/11/2015 07:50:01
Liverpool And Man Utd Battle It Out For Rico
Walsall : 27/11/2015 06:14:01
DRFC Coventry City v Doncaster Rovers - Team News
Doncaster : 26/11/2015 20:59:01
DRFC Wellens joins Latics on loan
Doncaster : 26/11/2015 20:44:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with Martin Ling's Appointment as Town manager?
Suggested By:  
Yes 50%
No 50%