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

Recent Shrewsbury Town Articles

Shrewsbury Star Needs Your Help - Feb Goal Of The Month

The EFL have now released the candidates for the February Goal of the Month competition and Shrewsbury Town's Alex Rodman is in the running for his effort against Charlton Athletic.

Could L1 & L2 Get A Much Needed Cash Boost?

The EFL have crunched the full attendance numbers for the season of 2016/17 and their...

What Is A Club Developed Player & Why Does It Matter

EFL member clubs will be held to a 'club developed player' requirement from the start of the 2018/19 campaign.

League One 2017/18 Golden Boot Battle (1/3/18)

The season might only be a few months old in terms of the calendar, but with high expectations for some players when it comes to this year's Golden Boot battle...

Shrewsbury Town Archived 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 win50%
Swindon win39%
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

Vital Football Comment