Holdsworth: We deserved reward

Aldershot manager Dean Holdsworth felt his side were worthy of a point as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at home to Plymouth.

Last Updated: 09/02/13 at 20:47

Dean Holdsworth: Felt they were unlucky to lose

Dean Holdsworth: Felt they were unlucky to lose

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

With Shots sitting 21st and the Pilgrims 22nd at the start of play this was a relegation six-pointer in every sense of the word, and first-half goals from Jason Banton, on loan from Crystal Palace, moved Argyle two points clear of the drop zone while sending the Shots into the bottom two.

A Peter Vincenti strike for the hosts was sandwiched either side of Banton's goals but it was not enough.

Holdsworth said: "On another day we would have taken something from the game.

"We've hit a post, we had numerous chances, at 1-1 I thought we were going to go on to win the game. We're all disappointed but there are 16 massive games to go.

"If I was standing here and we'd won the game that might be a bit harsh on Plymouth. They did some good things and counter-attacked us well. I think we deserved something from the game.

"We've done the basics well, at 1-1 I thought we were in command. I thought Reuben Reid caused us a lot of problems, he was a constant source of aggravation for our back four.

"Football finds out if you have character, it doesn't give it to you. We need a lot of character now. This is a blow for us, but we've got 16 games to be better than the opposition."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

T

his is all good fun, but anyone who thinks United are 4th best in England for anything more than a blip is properly f***ing mental. And Domenech is properly f***ing mental.

megabrow (cufc)
Schneiderlin must join United - Domenech

I

f the answer is Matt Phillips, the question should never be Who is one of your major transfer targets?

jelasfirsttouch
The Twosome Gossip

I

s this Chris Smalling playing the 'Race' card?

hump3.
Smalling wants United race

Footer 365

Barcelona sign Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid

Barcelona have announced a deal to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan.

Koeman: Utd Schneiderlin bid 'not serious'

Ronald Koeman says Southampton are yet to hear back from Manchester United since rejecting a bid for Morgan Schneiderlin that "wasn't serious".

Benzema facing uncertain future at Real

Real Madrid boss Rafa Benitez is reportedly planning to play Cristiano Ronaldo as a lone striker in a move which could sideline Karim Benzema.

Mail Box

Van Persie: Really Expensive Wallpaper

He was bought to cover the cracks that nearly brought down the house, says one Man United fan. We also have mails on Brendan, the WWC, Aguero and...

Farewell Robin, You Were Wonderful

One Mailer looks back fondly at Robin van Persie's time at Old Trafford as he nears the exit. Plus Turkish delights, being inspired, David Ospina, handballs & decisions...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company