Date: 18th May 2011 at 7:33pm
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Midfielder Leon Britton believes there will be less media coverage surrounding Swansea City as they won’t be playing their arch rivals Cardiff City in the Play-Off Final.

Britton, who scored our opener in the 3-1 win against Nottingham Forest on Monday night to take us to Wembley, told BBC Sport that there would have been far more media coverage if it was an all-Welsh final to decide which team won promotion to the Premier League.

‘Cardiff [winning] would have meant a lot more scrutiny on the game [final].’

‘If it was a Swans-Cardiff final it would have been massive media coverage and especially down in south Wales it would have been a massive thing.

‘But obviously the media side of it will be a little bit quieter even though it’s still going to be a big build-up to the game.’


Manager Brendan Rodgers will face his previous club Reading in the final, and Britton added:

‘Obviously it will be a big day for him [Rodgers], but we just want to win the game – we’re not looking to avenge things that maybe didn’t work out for him at Reading earlier in his career as a manager.

‘We just want to win the game – we don’t worry about things like that.’