UK time is: 23:12:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Flitcroft - We Finally Got A Slice Of Luck

Manager David Flitcroft has conceded that Bury got a slice of luck in the victory over Bristol Rovers last night.

Speaking to the press following the game the gaffer was very quick to point out that unlike the victory over Northampton last weekend, this was not a game we actually deserved to take three points from, so on that score we were lucky but we've deserved some over the course of the season and not got it, so he's not going to overly argue on that score.

Loanee Hallum Hope scored for the second consecutive match to give us the lead, but they equalised on the stroke of half time and it did look like the game was destined to end in a draw before substitute Tom Soares hit the winner with what was his first touch.

'We maybe didn't deserve to win, they'll consider themselves unfortunate, but during my time here I believe we deserve to be 12th. The first 35 minutes I was pleased with how we went about our business, we pressed them well and created some good chances. But they dominated the last ten before half time and for 20 minutes in the second half we couldn't get near them.'

Flitcroft says that having then switched things around to try and get us a foot hold in the game again he was pleased to see it work and he felt we ended the final 20 minutes right and with some credit again.

Even when under the cosh though he had praise for how the team stood up and battled because ultimately it was staying tight and working hard during the opening stages of the second half that has got us the victory because we didn't go behind and it gave us the basis on which to go and get the winner.

He also had immense credit for Rovers saying that 'that's as good a team as we've played here...they played with purpose and mixed things up' and thankfully for us he feels we coped well with what they did throw at us anyway.

'To get the victory is incredibly pleasing because the work we've had to put in to keep this team in this league has been relentless.'

It certainly looks like it's paid off as well as we sit in 12th place and with points still to play for, we could finish higher as well and really give ourselves a boost going into 2014-15.




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.

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 2 2014

Time: 11:00PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Bury Articles

Stats: Luton v Bury (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Flitcroft - We Lacked A Killer Instinct (Monday December 15 2014)

Stats: Oxford v Bury (Saturday December 13 2014)

Flitcroft On Murray Sacking & Hope (Wednesday December 10 2014)

Cambridge Or Mansfield In The Cup (Monday December 8 2014)

Flitcroft Proud Of Luton Response (Monday December 8 2014)

Stats: Bury v Luton (Saturday December 6 2014)

Flitcroft Admits Pressure Is Building (Tuesday December 2 2014)

Stats: Bury v Dag & Red (Sunday November 30 2014)

Archived Bury Articles

List All Vital Bury Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Oxford 2 - 1 Bury
Bury 0 - 2 Dag & Red
Bury 1 - 3 Newport
Morecambe 1 - 0 Bury
Bury 2 - 0 Cambridge
Southend 1 - 1 Bury

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Exeter 21 9 7 5 4 34
7. Southend 20 10 4 6 3 34
8. Newport 19 9 6 4 9 33
9. Bury 20 9 3 8 3 30
10. Morecambe 20 9 3 8 2 30
11. Accrington 20 9 2 9 -3 29
12. Cambridge 19 8 3 8 7 27

Breaking League News

Smith Closing On First-Team Spot
Southend : 17/12/2014 21:31:00
Brown Considering Williams Recall
Southend : 17/12/2014 21:31:00
FA Cup - Mansfield 0-1 Cambridge
Mansfield : 17/12/2014 21:25:00
Moore - It's Not An Impossible Task
Hartlepool : 17/12/2014 21:20:00
Belles ring out for Christmas
York : 17/12/2014 19:16:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

FA - Luton MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Jalal 0%
Cameron 0%
O'Brien 0%
McNulty 0%
Soares 0%
Etuhu 0%
Adams 0%
Tutte 0%
Mayor 0%
Lowe 0%
Nardiello 0%
Sub - Hope 0%
Sub - Jones 0%
Sub - Rose 0%