Date: 4th February 2015 at 5:50pm
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Manager Micky Adams has called on the team to ‘keep it going’ as we came away from St James Park will all three points in the weekends game against Exeter.

Goals from Jennison Myrie-Williams and Rory Donnelly gave us an all important victory, and speaking to the Official Site following the game, the manager was clearly delighted with our efforts but he knows we have to keep on cracking away at things to get us safe.

‘It was a good second half performance but I was a bit disappointed with our ball retention in the first half. We got to grips with them and really could have won more comfortably than we have done.’

Adams says that we started off with a 442 but we had problems, identified them, and changed our shape to cope and that really helped us get a foot hold in the game and gave us the platform for victory.

‘Second half we were more on the front foot and got up the pitch. I’ve tried to instil into the players that I want positive frames of mind. I didn’t want to come here and let them think that a draw would be a good result for us. I wanted to be positive and win the game.’

Overall the gaffer goes on to say that he felt most of the players put in some really good performances, and he named checked Dugdale and Thompson in particular on that score.

‘We’ve got to keep it going, we’re not the finished article by any means. We’ve got a good solid base of players now and I think we’ve done some decent business which is all thanks to the chairman. Certainly we’re looking up the table rather than behind us now.’

Midfielder Max Power also gave an interview, and he apologised for his penalty miss in the game because he knows it would’ve made things more comfortable for us.

Making the decision to try and ‘chip’ their keeper on the line, that gave him the easiest of catches, Power said.

‘It was a stupid thing to do and it could have cost the team. I’m really annoyed with myself because I practice penalties on a daily basis. It was a bad decision and it’s something I’ll learn from.’

Power adds that he’s never been so relieved to win a game before, because he knows had we not done that and the points hinged on his penalty, people would’ve been lining up to ‘strangle him’ in the dressing room.