UK time is: 17:25:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Manager Says-Cardiff 2-1 Burnley

'In the end it was too little, too late, said Steve Cotterill after losing away to Cardiff yesterday by 2 goals to one

'We bombarded them in the second half and we haven't done that in three years of coming down here.

'We just couldn't unlock the door at the end for an equaliser, so I'm disappointed.

'When Ade scored (the equaliser) I thought there was only one team going to win it.

'I thought we were coming on very strong, but we talked about letting Parry in from the right onto his left foot. It's easy me talking about it though and it's harder for the players to execute.

The Clarets unusually made a triple substitution at half time whilst changing formation from 4-1-4-1 to 4-4-2. The gaffer explained these tactics as follows:

'We knew it was going to be tough coming here and we changed our shape a little bit, knowing full well what we could do later in the game, probably from the 60th minute when we wanted to make our substitutions.

'In the end, we made the substitutions at half time because from the start of the game we looked fatigued in certain areas.

'I thought John Spicer was our best player by a mile in the first half and we needed to get others to join in with him.

'In the second half we did that and the bonus of getting Chris McCann through is a real bonus because he is a very good player.

There are not too many bonuses to come out of the game, but Chris up and running is good news for us.'

The gaffer had futher things to say about our sudden leakiness and inability to keep clean sheets

'Conceding goals is something we don't enjoy.

'Everyone knows how I am about clean sheets and the lads are the ones who have to get a little bit more angry to make sure we don't concede.

'Otherwise, it's always an uphill task for the strikers to unlock doors.

'We have to make sure we tighten things up because wherever we go at the moment we are good entertainment value because there is always goals.'




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.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday October 7 2007

Time: 1:22PM

Your Comments

DID YOU HERE QPR WON THEY BEAT NORWICH 1-0 YE HA I'M SO HAPPY come on you r'sssssssssssss
ozanne park rangers
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Burnley Articles

Rumour Mill- Burnley Gun for Eboue? (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Will Burnley Earn Their Spurs? (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Rumour Mill- Raul Albentosa Anyone? Who? (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Rumour Mill-Ings Ajaxing Lyrical or Not? (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Chalo-Bah Humbug or Not? (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Devilish Burnley Excommunicate Saints!! (Monday December 15 2014)

Burnley Praying More Than Saints? (Friday December 12 2014)

Archived Burnley Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Burnley 1 - 0 Southampton
Q.P.R. 2 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 1 - 1 Newcastle
Burnley 1 - 1 Aston Villa
Stoke 1 - 2 Burnley
Burnley 1 - 0 Hull City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 16 4 5 7 -5 17
15. Sunderland 16 2 10 4 -10 16
16. Crystal Palace 16 3 6 7 -5 15
17. Burnley 16 3 6 7 -13 15
18. Q.P.R. 16 4 2 10 -13 14
19. Hull City 16 2 7 7 -8 13
20. Leicester City 16 2 4 10 -12 10

Breaking League News

And the Next Defender To Be linked Is?
Man Utd : 19/12/2014 17:23:00
Chelsea Employee Believes It`s Time to Leave
Chelsea : 19/12/2014 17:17:00
Burnley Fixture Set For TV Coverage
WBA : 19/12/2014 17:15:00
Ideye - Irvine's Hand In Imminent Danger
WBA : 19/12/2014 17:12:00
United`s Carrick Clarifies the Situation
Man Utd : 19/12/2014 17:11:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where will Burnley be in the Premier League on Christmas Day?
Suggested By:  Vital Burnley Admin
Still in Bottom 3 40%
11th-17th 58%
Top 10! 2%