Vital Football

Latest Bristol City News

'We Need To See It Out' - Johnson

'We Need To See It Out' - Johnson

Gary Johnson cut short of spinning disappointed City fans another crock of crap after Posh's last-gasp goal denied us of three points.

Instead he chose to reflect on the obvious deficiances that seem to be consistently hampering our progress.

George Boyd scored with 13 seconds left on the clock to gain a deserved point for the visitors.

"They created a few chances and Dean (Gerken) had to make a couple of smart saves," Johnson told the club's website.

"We created a few chances as well, with Nicky's (Maynard) one over the top early on being a big one.

"Obviously when it's a last minute equaliser you're gutted. You think about putting six at the back, or you could go with four up front - somehow you need two goals.

"We put Danny (Haynes) on to try and get the second, but the other two changes were enforced with Cole (Skuse) and Evander Sno both picking up knocks.

"When we're here at Ashton Gate it's crucial to get that second one. When you're only 1-0 up going into the final minutes, teams will throw everything at you. It's still up to you to see it out and we haven't done that very well for a little while as a club.

"The lads are gutted and I'm disappointed but we've got to pick ourselves up for Tuesday night (against Plymouth Argyle).

"We do work on it and we'll have to keep working on it to see if we can have the game won before the final five minutes at Ashton Gate.

"The goal (from Boyd) wasn't their best chance and to be fair they deserved something from the game. We only had to see that out and we'd have three points."


City host another struggling side at the Gate on Tuesday when pastie-munching Plymouth hit town and three points is an absolute must.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tin
Date:Sunday October 18 2009
Time: 10:38AM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Bristol City Articles

Instant Reactions - Derby v Bristol City (19/1/18)

Following yesterday's clash between Derby County and Bristol City, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Derby County v Bristol City

All the stats from Derby County (0) vs (0) Bristol City, Pride Park, 19/1/18 Att: 26,525

Derby v Bristol City - Team Sheets - 19-1-18

Bristol City go to Pride Park as the visitors to Derby for the latest Championship game.

Derby v Bristol City - Follow On Twitter - 19-1-18

Bristol City go to Pride Park as the visitors to Derby today, this will be a 7:45pm kick-off.

Bristol City Archived Articles

Vital Bristol City articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Bristol City
Write For Vital Bristol City
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Derby MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Fielding50%
Wright0%
Flint50%
Baker0%
Magnusson0%
Brownhill0%
Pack0%
Smith0%
Bryan0%
Paterson0%
Reid0%
Sub - Steele0%
Sub - Diedhiou0%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Bristol City Results (view all)

Bristol City Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.luigi BCFC4
Vital Football Comment