Sheridan: Errors are costing us

John Sheridan has called on his Plymouth side to cut out the "silly things" ahead of their Johnstone's Paint Trophy trip to Swindon.

Last Updated: 08/10/13 at 13:19

John Sheridan: Hoping for a good showing

John Sheridan: Hoping for a good showing

Bet £10 Get £30

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

Having clawed their way from a goal down away at Exeter on Saturday, the Pilgrims looked for a second successive 1-1 draw at the home of their biggest rivals until two late goals gave the Grecians the points.

And Sheridan, who takes his team to The County Ground on Tuesday night, admitted they are making simple mistakes which they are being punished for.

"We've had some really good possession of the ball but then we spoil it by making the wrong options," he explained.

"Simple things like crosses will go straight into the keeper's arms and they'll counter-attack deep in our half.

"We just do silly things at the wrong times. It is very disappointing to lose a derby game 3-1, when you are at 1-1 away from home just stay in the game because I thought we were the team to win it.

"It was a good performance for 80 minutes but you have to play for 90, and we didn't."

The former Chesterfield boss handed Paul Hayes his first start for the club just a day after he joined on loan from Brentford and Sheridan believes he will prove to be a smart acquisition.

"He did ok, he is obviously new to the lads but he scores goals," he said. "He scored goals in the first division (League One) and I think he will be a good player for us.

"I threw him straight in and he showed some good touches but it was his first game and he only joined up with us on Friday."

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