Bristol City - Boothroyd Says His Players Were Inept.
UK time is: 17:21:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Boothroyd Says His Players Were Inept.

Coventry City manager Aidy Boothroyd watched his side go down 4-1 at home to Bristol City on Saturday and admitted after that his players had nobody to blame but themselves.

The Robins were three goals up by half time and the writing was on the wall for the home side, Boothroyd was not happy with the effort put in to that first 45 minutes.

'We were only saying in the week that our games have been tight this season and there are lot of positives because we very rarely get done by more than one goal. I should have kept my mouth shut", he told P.A. Sports.

'It's all down to the first-half performance. It was inept and inadequate. More importantly, it was completely foreign to what we normally do and the team that puts that shirt on for us.

'I thought we gave them the game. The three first-half goals were all poor goals from our point of view and could have been avoided. For whatever reason - and I will certainly get to the bottom of it - we were not our usual competitive selves.

'We were the architects of our own downfall.

'Had we had the energy levels and application in the first half, we wouldn't have been in that position.'


To see highlights from the game CLICK HERE

JOIN US ON...http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/

FOLLOW ON...http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Andy999 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday March 7 2011

Time: 7:53AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Bristol City Articles

Freeman Awarded MOTD Accolade. (Thursday May 7 2015)

Matt Smith Picks Up Goal Award (Thursday May 7 2015)

Stats: City v Walsall (Sunday May 3 2015)

Cotterill Up For April Award.. (Thursday April 30 2015)

Tierney In Charge Of Curtain Closer (Thursday April 30 2015)

Agard Looks To Finishing In Style (Thursday April 30 2015)

Archived Bristol City Articles

List All Vital Bristol City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. luigi BCFC 5
2. Dingo6666 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Bristol City 46 29 12 5 +58 99
2. MK Dons 46 27 10 9 +57 91
3. Preston 46 25 14 7 +39 89
4. Swindon 46 23 10 13 +19 79
5. Sheff Utd 46 19 14 13 +13 71
6. Chesterfield 46 19 12 15 +13 69
7. Bradford 46 17 14 15 +0 65

Breaking League News

Huddersfield Friendly Announced
Rochdale : 23/05/2015 17:12:00
Moniz On Interesting County Project
Notts County : 23/05/2015 17:08:01
Vital Swindon Town Player Of The Season 2014/15
Swindon : 23/05/2015 17:07:01
No Deal Yet For Grigg
MK Dons : 23/05/2015 16:55:01
2015-16 Retained/Released List
MK Dons : 23/05/2015 16:52:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who will grab that second automatic promotion place?
Suggested By:  
Preston 75%
MK Dons 25%