Date: 4th February 2007 at 12:07pm
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Swansea City threw away yet another lead as Cheltenham completed the double over us with a 2-1 win.

Lee Trundle headered us into an early lead after converting Akinfenwa’s cross before Odejayi equalised not long before half time.

Cheltenham boss John Ward was obviously delighted with the result after picking up 6 points this week.

He said: ‘I’ve always believed we can stay up,’ he said.

‘I’ve never questioned it. Other people have questioned me saying it and I’m not going to get silly or carried away, but I said to the lads if we can get this result we can start looking ahead of us rather behind us.

‘We’ve pulled out a really good week with a lot of endeavour and tremendous attitude and six points is a fantastic achievement.

‘Mentally we were tough and that’s important when you go a goal down against a team like Swansea.’


Kenny Jackett was dissapointed with goalkeeper Willy Gueret after his mistake led to their first goal.

‘To go 1-0 up away from home puts you in a very good position, but we didn’t capitalise,’ he said.

‘Second half we had most of the play and a lot of the ball, but we couldn’t do a lot with that to put us in poll position and win the game.’


Despite Jackett’s continuous press talk about us capable of going on a run, we’re still yet to show this on the pitch.

No disrespect to Cheltenham but a team competing for promotion should be comfortably beating teams near the foot of the table.

We remain in sixth place but we’re 4 points adrift of Yeovil above us and 8 points behind the automatic promotion places.

It’s make or break time in February as we face Oldham, Scunthorpe and Yeovil, 3 teams also hoping to gain promotion.