Football

Wilson hails Swindon on way to Wembley

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Swindon boss Danny Wilson praised his side's courage after they booked a place at Wembley with a penalty shoot-out win at Charlton.

Charlton captain Nicky Bailey missed the only effort of the shoot-out to settle a thrilling 120 minutes at the Valley, where Danny Ward's goal sent the game to extra time.

Wilson said: "The lads showed the application, the determination and the courage to get to Wembley."

He added: "In the first half we didn't play well, and when you go a man down at Charlton that makes it very difficult so to score in the manner we did was very courageous.

"Then we could have been negative and sat back but we got back into the tie. They then had the sending-off and it's anybody's.

"You feel sorry for anyone going out on penalties and I feel for Phil Parkinson and for Bailey, because he's one of the best midfielders in the division and it's heartbreaking."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
League One
Swindon Town

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again