Bob Bradley opens up to talkSPORT over Swansea City spell and admits: ‘I wish they never called’

Latest news

    Bob Bradley opens up to talkSPORT over Swansea City spell and admits: 'I wish they never called'

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    Bob Bradley has opened up to talkSPORT over his disastrous spell as Swansea City boss.

    The American was axed by the Premier League club in December 2016, just 85 days into the job, having lost seven of his 11 games in charge. 

    Bradley, who is now manager of MLS side Los Angeles FC, spoke exclusively to Jim White about what went wrong.

    “If they didn’t all believe I was the right guy and if they didn’t believe in the project and the time, then I wish they hadn’t called,” he admitted.

    “Once they did call, I was all in and I probably would do it again.

    “I still have confidence in my way of working with the team.

    “I really wanted to get the football right there. Maybe in that respect, early on some decisions just in terms of points [I got wrong]. 

    “Even inside the club I was questioned and criticised when we played Tottenham. We were down two zero at half-time and I took iniatitive with the players at half-time to try to get back in the game and we ended up losing five zero. Last year Tottenham beat a lot of teams by big scores at home and my feeling was if we are ever going to be a good team, down two goals we have got to try to get back into it.

    “I wasn’t thinking about damage control. I did that because I thought it was the only chance we have to become good.

    “I gave it my best. I have some very good friends at Swansea. I know a lot are still critical but not all the Swansea Jacks are against me. I think a few saw what I was trying to do.

    “From the day I left, I still support the club. It is not like I started rooting against them. 

    “All the best to the people in Swansea. I still only have only good feelings about living in Swansea and trying to get it right.”

    View the original article: https://talksport.com/football/bob-bradley-opens-talksport-over-swansea-city-spell-and-admits-i-wish-they-never-called

    In the same category are

    Stuart Armstrong to discuss personal terms with Southampton after Saints agree fee with Celtic DEAL AGREED It is understood Southampton will pay the £6million fee up front Southampton have reportedly agreed a deal to sign Celtic’s Stuart Arm...
    Tottenham Hotspur want Nice striker Alassane Plea to provide competition for Harry Kane BACK-UP BRIGADE? The France Under-21 international scored 21 times in 48 games in Ligue 1 last season Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a mo...
    Jack Wilshere must ‘be positive’ after leaving Arsenal, says former teammate Danny Welbeck Danny Welbeck has urged Jack Wilshere to keep on improving to reach the next level after leaving Arsenal. After 17 years at the club, the central midf...
    Inter Milan set to fight Liverpool and Tottenham for Bordeaux’s Malcom TRANSFER BATTLE The Italian side are set to make a loan offer for the Brazilian Inter Milan are putting the final touches to a loan offer for Live...
    Jack Wilshere confirms he will leave Arsenal ‘for football reasons’, despite offering to take a pay cut HE'S OFF! The 26-year-old made the revelation via his official Instagram page Jack Wilshere has confirmed he will be leaving Arsenal after 17 year...
    Wolves complete signing of Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio 'BEM VINDO RUI' Patricio, 30, signs a four-year deal at Molineux Wolves have completed the signing of Portugal keeper Rui Patricio on a free trans...

    Leave a comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.