Date: 4th February 2015 at 5:30pm
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Manager Graham Westley has said he was a very disappointed man at full time following our two nil defeat at the hands of Oxford United.

Speaking to the Official Site following the full time whistle, the manager explained.

‘One of my biggest complaints at half time was that we were almost lacklustre in the way you go about the game. Sides come here expecting us to go and attack them, expect us to go forward and I don’t think we had a shot on goal in the first half. I was really disappointed, I didn’t think they came with any intent but I thought we were poor.’

Westley says that he feels we improved slightly following the break, and the introduction of Kennedy and N’Guessan at half time did give us more energy and forward momentum, but it still wasn’t an awful lot – and as happens with youngsters they were lost at points.

‘The mentality and the reaction was disappointing. Certainly in terms of where we’ve been you can see we’re missing the Marriotts, the Petts, obviously Deano carried on for as long as he could but he was struggling. The potency we had wasn’t on the pitch.’

Adding to the injury problems we have is now Dean Parrett as well, and the gaffer explained that the pitch at the Lamex certainly wasn’t helping things either.

Parrett could be out for three games, and Marriot is expected to be out for the season as he’s set to undergo an operation on his problem. Pett has a fracture in his leg, and things aren’t looking fantastic fitness wise again now. Westley is still awaiting the results on Whelpdale’s scan.