Football

Adkins rues missed chances

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Scunthorpe manager Nigel Adkins felt his side "didn`t get the rub of the green" as they slipped to a 2-0 defeat at Southend.

Adkins was forced to play a makeshift Iron rearguard due to injuries and suspensions, but his side had their chances with Gary Hooper being denied twice by good saves from Steve Mildenhall and Paul Hayes heading against the crossbar.

He said: "We created enough chances to win but we didn't get the rub of the green. We must be as professional as we can because it`s just not going for us at the moment."

He added: "I think we started brightly and did well. They are a big physical side and we dealt with that.

"We had some great chances and their keeper made some great saves but then, against the run of play in my opinion, they went and scored. This is a hard place to come to and they got a second goal."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Paul Hayes
Football
Scunthorpe United
League One
Southend United
Steve Mildenhall
Gary Hooper

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again