Notts County - Derry Delighted With Ugly But Gutsy Win
UK time is: 22:29:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Derry Delighted With Ugly But Gutsy Win

Manager Shaun Derry said his happiest two moments of the Easter Monday encounter against Crawley Town were our goal, and the full time whistle.

It was a tight, scrappy and nervy affair all game long, and Crawley in the second half certainly put us under pressure and bombarded the goal with a great number of chances than we created on the day, but thankfully Spencer's 34th minute goal was enough to separate the two sides at full time and the gaffer knows we had to dig deep for those three points.

Speaking to the Official Site following the game, he explained.

'It was horrible and I didn't enjoy that one bit - that was probably the worst I've been on the sidelines for. What an afternoon it was, but we really needed to dig in there.'

Derry goes on to say that it's 'full credit' to Crawley because their season is over, they are safe, but they came into the game and 'gave us an almighty task.'

'They put us on the back foot and after half time I said to the lads there'd be times where they'd really have to defend for their lives. With a little bit of luck, we've managed to come out on top and I've got to say about the character of the boys, this is exactly what I wanted in the delivery.'

Of course the gaffer was also pleased with the response to the Bristol Rovers defeat, because he knows we played well that day and deserved more from the match, so to come back to Meadow Lane, have a game like that which was so 'nerve wracking' was a fantastic response from the team.

'We've had some great wins here, but they have been with a lot of goals. We've not won too many games 1-0.'

On to Swindon with everything still to fight for.




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:Tuesday April 22 2014

Time: 8:17PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Notts County Articles

Bennett Signs Deal (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Carroll Signs On + Retain List (Thursday May 7 2015)

Archived Notts County Articles

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

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Port Vale 46 15 9 22 -10 54
19. Colchester 46 14 10 22 -19 52
20. Crewe 46 14 10 22 -32 52
21. Notts County 46 12 14 20 -18 50
22. Crawley 46 13 11 22 -26 50
23. Leyton Orient 46 12 13 21 -10 49
24. Yeovil 46 10 10 26 -39 40

Breaking League News

DRFC Wolves added to pre-season schedule
Doncaster : 27/05/2015 20:17:01
Cameron Belford Signs For Wrexham
Swindon : 27/05/2015 20:16:00
Chief Scout King Passes Away
MK Dons : 27/05/2015 18:31:00
Doncaster Enquired About Tom Bradshaw
Walsall : 27/05/2015 17:15:00
Bristol City Up In Pre Season
Yeovil : 27/05/2015 17:12:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Gillingham MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Carroll 0%
Williams 0%
Mullins 0%
Hollis 0%
Adams 0%
Thompson 0%
Jones 0%
Noble 0%
Burke 50%
Spencer 50%
Bajner 0%
Sub - McCourt 0%
Sub - Dumbuya 0%
Sub - Lita 0%