Date: 6th October 2015 at 8:28am
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Another game and another defeat for manager Teddy Sheringham, this time a one nil loss to Carlisle United last weekend.

Video – Carlisle Highlights

Speaking to the Official Site following their late winner in the game, Sheringham admitted it had been ‘another frustrating’ afternoon for him and the players and with Brett Williams missing a spot kick, he knew the result could’ve been a lot different.

He wasn’t however going to blame Williams for the miss.

‘I asked him when he first came in, being a centre-forward if he wanted to take penalties and he said yes. He scored one in pre-season but has obviously missed two now. I like the fact that he got up there and wanted to take it. We have got to score our chances when we get them but haven`t got a problem with him wanting to take it. That`s the main thing, stepping up to the plate. We have all missed penalties. He kept going, like the professional he is. That is what I ask of my players, to keep going under pressure and he did that.’

With the goal coming in the 82nd minute, Sheringham certainly wasn’t happy with the build up to it.

‘We have had words in the dressing room. It hasn`t really fallen to someone in the wrong place, that is desire to get on and win a knock down. From their point of view I bet they are delighted that they have scored a scabby goal like that but from our point of view, not good enough.’

Sheringham did quickly shoulder the responsibility for the run of results that we are now on, saying his position as gaffer means he has to take flak.

‘I am here to take the flak of what is happening. I am the manager and what goes on out there on the football pitch is through me. It wasn`t good enough last time; better today but still not good enough. I thought it was a massive improvement from Tuesday, that is what you ask for from your players, that there is an improvement and they showed that. The desire is there but we didn`t test the goalkeeper enough. It could have either way I think but a frustrating afternoon.’