UK time is: 00:02:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Derry - Now Do It Consistently!

Despite a fantastic four one victory, manager Shaun Derry has talked of his frustration because he knows the players are capable of that, so why can't they perform like that every week.

A brace from Hollis, with further goals from Murray and Liddle gave us the much needed victory and despite still being bottom we are now again within a few games of moving out of the relegation zone, if we can put a run of victories together.

Speaking to the press following the game, Derry admitted that he was aware that some will talk about his somewhat muted celebrations to all of our goals, but as he watched them going in all he could think was why they don't produce that on the pitch more often, because he knows they are more than capable of being that clinical and playing that way.

'It was a tetchy opening for the first 20 minutes and the magnitude of the game was there for all to see, but we managed to settle ourselves down and the scoreline obviously suggests we were the better team by far. People will look at my reactions and say 'he should be celebrating' but it just frustrates me when I know what these players are capable of.'

Derry goes on to say that this is what he's been seeing in training day in day out, and this is why he talked before of knowing they are better than our results suggest and talking about them having to believe in themselves because he does.

'It frustrates me when I see a second half performance like that and you just wonder why we just couldn't be consistent.'

Consistency is the key word moving forward now and Derry knows it will only count for something if we back it up with a win over Crewe, as although a draw would at least be the start of an unbeaten run for us again, with so few games left in reality, and being adrift on points at the bottom, only wins count in reality.

Eight matches left, five points adrift of 20th place Tranmere. Draws now really are as useful as losses.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday March 22 2014

Time: 11:22PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Notts County Articles

One Arrives, One Leaves For County (Thursday November 27 2014)

Jones Red Card Rescinded (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Bishop Signs First Pro Deal (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Derry - Red Ruined The Game Plan (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Stats: Notts County v Yeovil (Saturday November 22 2014)

Derry - Don't Take Anything For Granted (Friday November 21 2014)

Derry Disappointed With Cup Loss (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Stats: Accrington v Notts County (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Harrad Signs Until The Summer (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Final Day Fixtures Set (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Archived Notts County Articles

List All Vital Notts Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Red Poppy 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Preston 18 10 4 4 11 34
4. MK Dons 16 9 4 3 14 31
5. Sheff Utd 17 9 3 5 4 30
6. Notts County 17 8 5 4 8 29
7. Rochdale 18 8 3 7 11 27
8. Peterborough 18 8 3 7 5 27
9. Oldham 18 6 9 3 5 27

Breaking League News

Johnson Signs Eaves On Loan
Yeovil : 27/11/2014 22:00:00
O'Grady Joins On Loan
Sheff Utd : 27/11/2014 21:53:00
Hill Pleased With A Point
Rochdale : 27/11/2014 21:38:00
Nimely Joins Vale
Port Vale : 27/11/2014 21:29:00
Two In And Two Out On Deadline
Oldham : 27/11/2014 21:19:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Yeovil MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Carroll 0%
Thompson 0%
Edwards 0%
Hollis 0%
Adams 0%
Petrasso 0%
Jones 0%
Noble 0%
McLaughlin 0%
Thompson 0%
Cassidy 0%
Sub:-Murray 0%
Sub:-McKenzie 0%
Sub:-Harrad 100%