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RUFC - Moore 'we competed well, didn't play well'

RUFC - Moore 'we competed well, didn't play well'

Rotherham United Manager, Ronnie Moore said he was frustrated after the one all draw with Stevenage at Don Valley this afternoon.

Speaking to Radio Sheffield Moore said he was unhappy with the midfield. 'They (Stevenage) had twenty-one crosses in our box today and we`ve had ten. We are the home team and our 'keeper is having to make too many saves at home. We should be putting them on the back foot so they are saying 'oh, here they come again` and until we get somebody who`s going to get their foot on it and pass it for us we`re going to be in trouble. Mark Bradley`s job was to get on the ball and pass it and keep possession of it.

'I thought the defence did OK and there wasn`t a problem with balls in our box. But when we`ve gained possession we aren`t clever enough to punish them, the only time we were was when we scored and it was a great finish from Lawsy (Nicky Law).

'We haven`t tested their 'keeper today because we`ve not put enough crosses in, when we did he flapped at it and dropped it.

'It was a competitive game and it`s hard to play against a team who are physical and hit the ball hard and you`ve seen how inventive their set-plays were, but we`ve dealt with that. At the end we could have lost it, but I think we competed well but we haven`t played well.

'We played too many long balls and I felt sorry for the two strikers because with their two centre-halves everything put up was high and they`ve dominated. We`ve got to be better and have our full backs on the overlap and we didn`t stop enough of their crosses when they had possession and we were always living on a knife edge. There was too much play in our half.

'At the end of the day we`ve scrapped and scraped and I thought we might have just got out of jail with the win but, at the end of the day it`s a decent point, but we need more than a point when we`re playing at home.`


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Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Saturday October 9 2010
Time: 7:05PM

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