Date: 29th September 2006 at 12:46pm
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Goalkeeper Willy Gueret was shocked at Kenny Jackett’s decision on Tuesday to drop him ahead of Andy Oakes.

The former Walsall ‘keeper signed in the Summer and is set to keep his place when Swansea City travel to Nottingham Forest on Saturday.

Gueret said: ‘I don’t feel I’ve done anything wrong but I have to cope with it,’ he said.

‘It was a shock, I didn’t see it coming. It was the manager’s decision as he felt I needed a break. I’ll just have to keep working hard every day.

‘I know we had two bad results, but I don’t feel I let the team down.

‘It’s not an easy thing to take when you’ve been playing every single game for the last two-and-a-half years – especially when you feel you haven’t done anything wrong.

‘If I was making mistakes, fair enough. I’ll just keep working hard in training and come back into the team as quick as possible.’


Kenny Jackett said he needed a break in the side: ‘I think there is a time for everybody to come out of the side,’ Jackett told BBC Sport Wales.

‘Mentally as well as physically, you need to give people a breather. Willy’s a really good professional and I’m sure he’ll be back.

‘I’ve got confidence in both my goalkeepers. They’ve both got experience, quality and whoever plays I’m confident the goalkeeping position is well looked after.

‘I was pleased with Andy, it was a good debut for him. It’s likely Andy will keep his place [to face Nottingham Forest on Saturday].

‘When you win a game like that, you don’t make too many changes.’


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