Kingsley's sleepless nights after dream debut
Stephen Kingsley endured some sleepless nights after making his Barclays Premier League, despite the fact it turned out to be a dream come true.
The 21-year-old got his first taste of English football's top flight in front of almost 60,000 fans at the Emirates Stadium as he started in the Swans' memorable 2-1 victory over Arsenal.
Kingsley, who spent time on loan with League One side Crewe earlier this season, gave a solid display at left-back, with his rampaging bursts forward also providing the Swans a useful attacking threat.
And the former Falkirk defender admits his introduction to the Premier League was as good as he could have hoped.
"I didn't really sleep for three nights after the Arsenal game," he said. "The adrenaline was still flowing, and I just couldn't switch off.
"To play in front of almost 60,000 people on my Premier League debut was a brilliant feeling. To win the game, when most people didn't give us much chance, was the most important thing though.
"It was a massive three points, and backing that up with another win over Norwich last weekend was a big boost for us as it extended the gap from the clubs below us."
The Swans visit Bournemouth on Saturday knowing victory would move them above the Cherries in the table.
Alan Curtis will again take the reigns in Francesco Guidolin's absence, as the Italian recovers from a chest infection.
And Kingsley feels the Swans head to the south coast determined to make it three wins in a row.
"At the moment we are nine points clear of the bottom three, but that margin can be wiped out in three games," said the Scottish Under-21 international.
"We are nowhere near safe, so there is an element of danger with every game.
"So we won't rest until we are mathematically safe, and we know three points at Bournemouth would do our hopes of retaining our league status the world of good."
Below is key traffic information for Swans fans travelling to Bournemouth for Saturday's fixture at the Vitality Stadium.
Fans should avoid using the A338 Bournemouth Spur Road between Ashley Heath Roundabout (on the A31) and the Blackwater Junction as it is being rebuilt.
There will be 24/7 traffic management with a contraflow system with a 40mph speed limit in place, enforced by average speed cameras.
Please note, there is no diversion route, so plan your journey to allow extra time and travel outside of peak times.
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