Writer: Site Staff
Date:Monday November 4 2013
Yet another defeat was felt on Saturday as our struggles this season continued.
The Northampton trip to Plymouth would have been one that saw us eyeing this as a game we could get something from, or would at least have hoped to...
A late 1-0 defeat was all we came away with though after a late strike from Lewis Alessandra condemned us to yet another defeat and intensify the pressure on Aidy Boothroyd.
Securing a victory that late in the day is a great thing when it happens to you but when it goes against you it is doubly heartbreaking.
Changes are something that Boothroyd says he will make, as they are clearly needed following the failure to get anything from another game, he said: 'There's no better victory than that one in the 90th minute because you know that you are home and dry, barring a miracle, and there's no worse loss.
'It's our own doing, it's our choice to concede late goals. It's very irritating from my point of view, it's not acceptable and clearly I need to make some changes.'
It surely won't be much longer though, right or wrong, before the change that is made will be with the boss paying the price with his job?
"Half a job" is how he has described what we did at Home Park, switching off in the final five-minutes as we did cost us dear with something turning into nothing with all the weeks preparation counting for nothing.
He added: 'I am really, really irritated by what I have seen in that last five minutes. It's not good enough.
'You want to win games, you want to be successful, whatever you do, you do not concede in the last five minutes.
'There's no point in doing half a job. There's no point in turning up, preparing like we do, coming down here overnight, working hard all week to get a result and then throwing it all out the window because we are not disciplined enough to win a game.'
It's really a make or break point for all at the club now...
Date:Monday November 4 2013
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In Good Company (Monday December 2 2013)
Cobblers Rebuffed (Monday December 2 2013)
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A Very Important Result (Sunday December 1 2013)
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Posh Call Back Ferdinand (Friday November 29 2013)
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