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Pressley thrilled despite loss

Coventry manager Steven Pressley was pleased with his side's performance at the County Ground despite going down 2-1 to Swindon.

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Steven Pressley: Taking positives from defeat

Steven Pressley: Taking positives from defeat

The Sky Blues looked set to claim the points after striker Leon Clarke opened the scoring against his old club six minutes into the second half.

Yaser Kasim equalised for the hosts 13 minutes from time before substitute Miles Storey grabbed the winner for the Robins four minutes from time.

"Since coming to the club the opening 45 minutes from us was as good as you're likely to see," said Pressley after Coventry's 2-1 loss at the County Ground.

"Make no mistake we played against a side that dominates at home yet we were magnificent and always looked a threat.

"We hit the bar and the post and were incredibly unlucky because the game was as good as a standard as I've seen at League One level.

"If we give more performances like that we'll win plenty of games, no doubt about it, and our brilliant travelling support could see it from their reaction after the game. They knew how much the players gave.

"Some of the football we played was sensational. Our passing was quick and aggressive, our pressing was top level and it's exactly the type of football I want to see. It was a brilliant performance but we have nothing to show for it."

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terling needs to be told though that upon entering the Arsenal squad he will re-enact the final scene from Highlander where he will be thrown around a warehouse by cartoon dragons and then be a mere mortal that will only ever spend three to four weeks a season playing football and the rest on the physio's bed. There can be only one.....player available at The Emirates.

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he game changed in our favour when Carrick came on. We were able to play further up the pitch due to having a player who can give and go with the ball and keep possession. Yet barkley made some runs and Townsend scored a good goal but carrick's inclusion and chiellini's withdrawal made the biggest difference to the flow of the game

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o, you've not silenced anyone Andros, i'm afraid. We know you can score a great goal, and it's really handy to have your direct running and willingness to shoot on the bench. But until you can do the other things expected of a winger (beat the man, put a decent cross in, stay wide etc) then you can't expect more than a regular cameo. Wonderful goal though, what a hit! No wonder Buffon wanted the shirt.

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