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‘The fun starts now’ – Key Swansea City man sends play-off message ahead of Barnsley clash

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Freddie Woodman says that he’s relishing the prospect of taking on the play-offs with Swansea City.

The goalkeeper, who is currently on loan from Newcastle United, was a part of the Swans’ squad that fell short in the play-offs against Brentford last term.

Despite not featuring in those games, the 24-year-old has been an integral part of Steve Cooper’s side this term and is likely to start between the sticks on Monday evening as Swansea prepare to take on Barnsley.

While the pressure of the play-offs is clear for all to see, Woodman is keen to enjoy the challenge as he looks to help Swansea to the Premier League.

Speaking to Swansea City’s official website, Woodman said: “We were disappointed to finish the season with a defeat to Watford, but the fun starts now with the play-offs.

“It’s about giving ourselves the best chance of being successful. It’s a clean slate, there are three games to try and get yourself into the Premier League. We will be doing everything we can.

“As a footballer and a human being, you want to put yourself into these situations where you are playing in big football matches and are in big situations.

“I missed out last season but I cannot wait for it this time.”

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The verdict

Monday is going to be a huge occasion for Swansea City.

After falling short in the play-offs last term there’s going to be a real hunger in Steve Cooper’s side as they look to right the wrongs of the previous campaign.

There’s no doubt that Swansea will be favourites against the Tykes but given the pressure in the tie there’s every chance that it could be a tight game.

Freddie Woodman will be a massive part of the club’s chances of going up and it’s great to see that he’s looking forward to the clash.


North East-based EFL writer and aspiring author

ScoopDragon Football News Network

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