Vital Football

Latest Shrewsbury Town News

Jacko - Good Point Against Wolves

Jacko - Good Point Against Wolves

Manager Mike Jackson has said that the point we won against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday was a good point for the team and extremely deserved following the efforts of the players across the 90 minutes.

Speaking to the Official Site following the goalless game, Jackson said he was delighted with our efforts on the day and he was really pleased to see us shock the Molineux crowd who were probably expecting another three points and a win, and he even pointed to the late chance for Tom Eaves where we could've nicked the game and joked that passions were so high to have won the match that as he left the dressing room to give his post match interviews, the players were still 'debating' whether Eaves should've gone alone in that moment or looked to have played somebody else in.

'I think we had some good spells with the ball and some good counter attacks in the first half. Second half we started to run out of puff particularly lads like Jermaine who's only just come back, but we've worked so hard. We rode our luck a little bit and Joe Anyon has made a great save but you've going to have to do that when you come here. But then we go away at the end and we should score. We've just had a massive row in there amongst us all and it shows how much passion there is when you're disappointed at drawing nil nil at Wolves!'

In some regards that certainly bodes well that the players have reacted like that at full time, not only in the sense of knowing it was a missed opportunity to have snatched a victory and all three points, but also their passion to get those points and lift us up the table in the remaining games.

With few giving us a chance of getting a single point from the game, let alone being in with a shot of unexpectingly nicking it, Jackson couldn't credit the efforts of the players more given how he lined us up as having done his homework he knew we would have to really nullify them as they had been 'destroying' teams previously and he knew we'd have to be strong in defence and in some ways he's disappointed they didn't defend like that in the game against Bristol City as the result could've been widely different.

It was also the final game for Miles Storey who has been recalled by Swindon Town, and Jackson admits that is a blow to us and he'll be looking at the loan market again to see if he can get us some extra cover and strength up front now because of it.

Ultimately we just have to build on this in our next game now and look for an even more positive result.



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

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Sunday March 16 2014
Time: 8:53PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Adams Turns Professional

Recent Shrewsbury Town Articles

More Reliable Than A League 1 Octopus? (20/1/17)

A new season and finally a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final League One positions for 2016/17.

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 18/1/17

Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will...

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

All Time Leading Goalscorers - 31 To 50 (12/1/17)

With Manchester United's Wayne Rooney equalling Sir Bobby Charlton's goal return of 249 in the weekend's FA Cup third round tie against Reading, here's a list...

Archived Vital Shrewsbury Articles

Vital Shrewsbury articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Shrewsbury
Write For Vital Shrewsbury
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Swindon v Shrewsbury
Suggested By:
Shrewsbury win51%
Swindon win42%
Draw7%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 28 17 6 5 57 21
2 Scunthorpe 27 16 7 4 55 27
3 Bolton 26 15 5 6 50 16
4 Fleetwood 27 13 7 7 46 11
5 Bradford 28 11 13 4 46 11
6 Rochdale 27 14 3 10 45 5
7 Southend 27 11 9 7 42 5
8 Peterborough 26 11 8 7 41 9
9 Millwall 27 11 7 9 40 2
10 Bristol Rovers 28 11 6 11 39 -3
11 Wimbledon 27 9 10 8 37 5
12 Oxford 27 10 7 10 37 4
13 Walsall 27 9 10 8 37 -2
14 Charlton 26 8 12 6 36 7
15 Port Vale 26 8 8 10 32 -10
16 MK Dons 26 8 7 11 31 -3
17 Gillingham 27 8 7 12 31 -9
18 Northampton 28 8 6 14 30 -9
19 Swindon 28 7 8 13 29 -14
20 Shrewsbury 28 7 7 14 28 -13
21 Bury 28 7 5 16 26 -12
22 Chesterfield 28 7 5 16 26 -17
23 Oldham 26 4 10 12 22 -15
24 Coventry 27 4 9 14 21 -16
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Shrewsbury Town Results (view all)

Shrewsbury Town Fixtures (view all)

Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Gillingham (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Bury (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Scunthorpe United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Peterborough United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : AFC Wimbledon (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Milton Keynes Dons (a)
Sky Bet League One
Vital Football Comment