Ward no complaints with point

Bristol Rovers manager John Ward praised his side for their fighting spirit to earn a point at in form Morecambe.

Last Updated: 23/02/13 at 19:39

John Ward: Satisfied with result

John Ward: Satisfied with result

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

Jack Redshaw gave the home side the lead and Rovers survived a first-half onslaught before Eliot Richards secured a 1-1 draw shortly after the interval.

Ward said: "It was a good, hard earned point. We had the worst possible start against a team who were in form and beat the league leaders last week so anything we got from here was a good result and every point is important for us at the moment .

"At half-time I said we had played well despite being a goal down and I just told the lads to be a bit more confident about themselves and attack their back four.

"We did that and got an early goal to give us a lift and built on that with a much better display in the second half.

"It was one of those draws that could have gone either way and both sides had chances to win it but I have to be happy with the spirit we showed. We are a young team but we are learning all the time and it was a good performance."

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

E

ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

mrunited4life
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

T

hese days, these days, you can't say something racist without somebody saying that you're a racist.

tk421
'Wrong' Views Not Silenced By Shouting...

D

rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

eric bush3
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

Footer 365

Premier League: Neil Warnock feels he 'owes' Crystal Palace fans

New Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock feels he 'owes' the club after the way his first spell in charge ended.

Transfer news: Liverpool-owned Divock Origi reveals Tottenham snub

Divock Origi has revealed that he rejected an offer from Tottenham Hotspur to move to Liverpool this summer.

Roy Hodgson calls up Jack Colback, Calum Chambers, Danny Rose and Fabian Delph to England squad

Roy Hodgson has named four uncapped players in his latest England squad with Wayne Rooney confirmed as captain.

Mail Box

A United Fan Happy To See Welbeck Go

One United fan doesn't understand all the fuss over Danny Welbeck, while we also have mails on Arsenal being Arsenal, curious transfers and how to pronounce 'Gaal'...

Should Kagawa Play Ahead Of Mata?

That's one question posed in the afternoon mailbox, although it looks like the Japanese playmaker could soon be on his way. Plus, tipping Palace to go down under Warnock...

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