UK time is: 19:34:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Turner Seething At Inept Oldham Performance

Graham Turner has admitted he was seething following Shrewsbury Town's inept display against Oldham last night.

Town crashed out of the first round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy in the worst possible style with a 4-1 defeat, and Turner clearly was an unhappy man.

Speaking to the Official Site following the game Turner was seriously frustrated by the performance Shrewsbury put in, seeing us go two goals behind so early on in the game before Villa loanee Graham Burke gave us a little hope of getting back into it in the second half.

'We haven't got over the disappointment of the performance and the result. I think generally it was as bad as we've played for a long, long time in that first 30 minutes.'

Turner adds that the main disappointment was that we just never seemed to get out of the blocks, but he takes responsibility as the manager for that, and it's something the team have to learn from because you face sides like Oldham 'at half pace'.

'In that first 30 minutes I thought it was the most inept performance we've put on for a long time.'

The manager did make seven changes for the game, but before the match he had talked about taking the competition seriously and it being a cup we wanted to progress in, so seeing us crash out like that would've been doubly disappointing for him as he had faith that he'd put out a side that would handle Oldham and secure the victory.

Back to the training pitch ahead of the game against Crawley, but at least having a break for just over a week now the game can be fully dissected and he can get the players out on the training pitch to put things right.




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: Vital Shrewsbury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 4 2013

Time: 5:22PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Shrewsbury Town Articles

Stats: Newport v Shrewsbury (Saturday January 31 2015)

Mandron Joins Shrewsbury (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Lawrence - Stevenage Made It Tough (Monday January 26 2015)

Mellon - All Credit To Stevenage (Monday January 26 2015)

Stats: Shrewsbury v Stevenage (Saturday January 24 2015)

Southern Joins Us From Fleetwood (Tuesday January 20 2015)

Liverpool's Randall Joins On (Tuesday January 20 2015)

Wesolowski Set For Surgery (Tuesday January 20 2015)

Mellon Pleased With Shrewsbury Patience (Tuesday January 20 2015)

Archived Shrewsbury Town Articles

List All Vital Shrewsbury 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
1. Shrewsbury 28 16 6 6 +22 54
2. Burton 28 16 6 6 +12 54
3. Wycombe 28 14 11 3 +19 53
4. Luton 27 14 8 5 +13 50
5. Southend 28 14 8 6 +7 50
6. Newport 28 13 7 8 +3 46
7. Bury 28 13 5 10 +6 44

Breaking League News

League 2 - Carlisle 2-1 Mansfield
Mansfield : 01/02/2015 19:26:00
Sander Puri joins Rovers
York : 01/02/2015 19:25:00
League 2 - Hartlepool 3-2 Plymouth
Hartlepool : 01/02/2015 19:22:00
York rivalled by Italian giants
York : 01/02/2015 17:38:00
Halls Signs Deal with Hatters
Luton : 01/02/2015 15:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Newport MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Leutwiler 0%
Gayle 0%
Knight-Percival 0%
Ellis 0%
Goldson 0%
Demetriou 0%
Woods 0%
Lawrence 0%
Grant 100%
Collins 0%
Mandron 0%
Sub - Akpa Akpro 0%
Sub - Southern 0%
Sub - Grandison 0%