Date: 1st October 2006 at 5:10pm
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Kenny Jackett criticised his defence after they gifted Nottingham Forest two goals on Saturday as the league leaders romped to a 3-1 victory.

Rory Fallon scored his second goal in as many games after heading home Robinson’s cross, but in a 13 minute spell early in the second half, Forest scored 3 goals to take home all 3 points.

The Swans are now 8 points off top spot and our terrible lack of consisntency this season is costing us dear.

Kenny Jackett said: ‘We can’t give goals away like we did,’

‘The first and the third goals were gifts, which we don’t ever get.

‘The goals put Forest in a commanding position when we had as much possession and were in a strong position.

‘We’ve conceded three goals in each of our last two away games. If you do that you can’t expect to get any points.’

‘We’re halfway down the league and we need to be challenging at the top,’

‘Since I’ve been at Swansea we’ve needed to be near the top of the league and it’s no different now.

‘The pressure is always on weather you want to go further ahead or claw something back. So I’m not feeling any different.

‘Football is a simple game and you need to get your basics right and that’s the reason we lost to Forest.’


Things need to be put right as our defence are continually giving away sloppy goals.

A few weeks ago it was set pieces we couldn’t defend against, now it seems to be defending balls along the floor that we can’t seem to deal with.

Tranmere visit the Liberty Stadium Friday night, who currently sit in 5th place as they try to compete for a place in the top 2.