Date: 26th October 2014 at 7:21pm
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Manager Shaun Derry has admitted that he thought it was going to be one of those days when we faced Scunthorpe yesterday and that the game would be decided by one moment of special quality, and of course that proved true and fell for us with the build up to the penalty in the dying minutes of the game.

Speaking to the Official Site following the one nil win, the manager explained.

‘I just knew it would be one of those days today and I knew it might take something just a little bit special and that’s what it proved, a great ball by Stephen McLaughlin and we got the penalty, you now the two subs made an impact and I’m absolutely chuffed for the whole group.’

Derry goes on to say that the half time message was to ‘stick in there’ and remain in the game because sometimes a match does need all 90 minutes to provide that opportunity to take the win, and that’s how it was on Saturday and he was delighted that the little moment went our way because he felt it was thoroughly deserved given how we had battled all game long.

With County conceding five goals in our last two games, the manager was of course also delighted to see a return to a clean sheet and he explained that if anybody had offered another 5-3 victory, at this stage he’d have taken the 1-0 because he wanted to see us be tighter at the back again and he was pleased the defence got that clean sheet as he felt it was a just ‘dessert’ for their efforts.

The manager ended by crediting the fans for their support because he knows it wasn’t a pretty game, and that it was very scrappy but the fans travelled in numbers and were ‘absolutely magnificent’ in their back of the boys again.