UK time is: 08:20:22
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Manager Says-Barnsley 1:1 Burnley

Steve Cotterill was clearly disappointed that we couldnt capitalise on our early lead against Barnsley at Oakwell yesterday. A creditable draw, 1-1 still felt like two points lost rather than one point gained. The gaffer reflects on the match, our position in general and finally discusses the possibility of looking at zonal defending as a new tactic

'We have done okay this year and what I probably am is just a little bit frustrated and a little bit angry because we ain't quite right

'We ain't bad either, but we can be better and the whole dressing room knows it.

'What's happening at the moment is we keep getting cut and it's stopping us moving on.

'We ain't getting knocked out and we just have to be a bit quicker to avoid those cuts and then we will provide the knock-outs!'

'I thought we were excellent in the first half. But when you have these breaks, anything other than a week starts being detrimental towards the players' fitness and you can't do anything about that other than work them hard in training.

'I thought both teams went end-to-end until the 90th minute and it was an excellent advert for the Championship.

'I'm just bitterly disappointed that we haven't turned our first half dominance into what could have been several goals to the good

'We are not totally happy with how we are defending set pieces, probably since the loss of Michael Duff.

'But there is nothing we can do about that and we have to move on.

'We have wondered whether to do zonal marking, which is something new, or do we stay as we are?

'We still feel it's an area we want to improve on and sometimes that can influence what players you pick in certain areas.'




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 21 2007

Time: 12:24PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Burnley Articles

The Burnley Injury Table Situation (Friday March 27 2015)

Saints defeat but rest lose too!! (Monday March 23 2015)

Stats: Southampton v Burnley (Saturday March 21 2015)

Buoyant Burnley Marching into St Marys! (Wednesday March 18 2015)

Turf Titbits (Tuesday March 17 2015)

Archived Burnley Articles

List All Vital Burnley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Southampton 2 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 1 - 0 Man City
Liverpool 2 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 0 - 1 Swansea
Chelsea 1 - 1 Burnley
Man Utd 3 - 1 Burnley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 30 8 9 13 -12 33
15. Hull City 30 6 10 14 -12 28
16. Aston Villa 30 7 7 16 -20 28
17. Sunderland 30 4 14 12 -21 26
18. Burnley 30 5 10 15 -23 25
19. Q.P.R. 30 6 4 20 -23 22
20. Leicester City 29 4 7 18 -21 19

Breaking League News

Has Oscar been playing out of position all along?
Chelsea : 29/03/2015 00:27:01
Foster - Injury Was Stupid
WBA : 28/03/2015 21:06:00
Southampton Tickets Priced Too High?
Southampton : 28/03/2015 20:43:00
Bertrand Gets England Call Up
Southampton : 28/03/2015 20:37:00
Aarons Prepares For Latest Chapter
Newcastle : 28/03/2015 19:10:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Southampton MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Heaton 13%
Trippier 0%
Duff 0%
Shackell 0%
Mee 0%
Boyd 37%
Jones 0%
Arfield 50%
Barnes 0%
Vokes 0%
Ings 0%
Sub - Jutkiewicz 0%
Sub - Wallace 0%
Sub - Sordell 0%