Swansea man reveals Darren Moore admiration after sending Sheffield Wednesday towards relegation

Swansea City boss Steve Cooper admitted his admiration for what Darren Moore is trying to achieve with Sheffield Wednesday, despite the Welsh side being afforded a fairly breezy 2-0 win at Hillsborough on Tuesday evening.

Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 12:00 pm

The defeat pushed the Owls further into the relegation mire speaking after the match and the highly-rated Swans manager, whose side are fighting a whole different battle at the top of the Championship table, commented on the clear changes that Moore is attempting to imprint on the side.

“Sheffield Wednesday are fighting for their lives,” he said. “I've got a lot of respect for Darren Moore and I know what he'll be trying to do with the brand of football he wants to play, but we nullified them really to very little.

“I thought there was only one team that deserved to win.”

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Swansea City boss Steve Cooper.

The result left Wednesday seven points back on safety with five matches left to play. Rotherham and Coventry, the two sides straddling the safety line, play on Thursday.

“It’s a fantastic result to come away from home and win 2-0,” said Cooper.

“We scored two good goals, got a clean sheet and it’s now back-to-back away wins so that’s a good return when you factor in the travelling and the quick turnaround.

“That can take its toll, and we know the games matter a bit more at this time of the season, so for us to get the three points is a real positive.

“We took a little settling into the game, the idea was to press and we are really pleased that worked for the first goal.”

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