McGhee happy with Rovers spirit

Mark McGhee found some positives after Bristol Rovers' misery continued with a 2-1 defeat at promotion-chasing Rochdale on Saturday.

Last Updated: 17/11/12 at 20:40

McGhee: Fuming at red cards

McGhee: Fuming at red cards

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

The Pirates took the lead though David Clarkson's spot-kick after Peter Cavanagh's trip on the same player.

Goals from Andrew Tutte and Bobby Grant turned the game on its head before Gary Kenneth and substitute Eliot Richards saw red in the second half but McGhee insisted it wasn't all bad news.

"We have to take more of our chances and defend better set-pieces better, but I think we're working hard enough," he said. "There was a lot of spirit put into the performance, we have just got to keep doing that and we'll be okay.

"We lost this game but there were a lot of good individual performances.

"We were horribly indisciplined for the two sendings off, and while losing the game was the worst thing, having the two players sent off in such circumstances was very disappointing."

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

ilarious, thanks for that. But if I may, I do suspect the reason of your partners' ire is not Tottenham, but most probably all the compusilve gambling :)

DannySmith
Backing Costa To Keep Banging 'Em In

T

wo police horses in a paddock. Horse 1: What's with the long face? Horse 2: I'm working St James Park this weekend.

hump3.
Pardew braced for protests

T

wo things. First, I can't stop reading your name as 'Dane Bowers'. Second, you used the words 'philosophy' and 'Redknapp' in the same sentence.

ajsr1982
Can United's Defence Handle Ulloa?

Footer 365

Championship: Cardiff refused permission to speak to Leyton Orient's Russell Slade

Leyton Orient have refused Cardiff permission to speak to Russell Slade regarding their vacant manager’s role.

Wigan v Ipswich Live

Live coverage of Wigan v Ipswich from the Championship as well as news and latest from the build-up to the Ryder Cup.

Championship: Norwich investigate claim of homophobic abuse

Norwich are investigating an allegation of homophobic abuse during their Championship game with Birmingham City.

Mail Box

Will Rodgers Finally Drop Gerrard?

The mailbox wants to know if Brendan Rodgers has the stones to drop Steven Gerrard. Plus, thoughts on Wayne Rooney's display, sitting down, and thanking United fans...

Clattenburg And Assistants Should Be Suspended

It's a Mailbox containing Manchester United fans taking defeat to Leicester pretty well, plus some long thoughts on Gerrard and Liverpool, plus Southampton congratulations...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property