Date: 5th January 2015 at 7:13pm
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Manager Chris Hargreaves has said he was lost for words following our draw against Alfreton as two pivotal injury time moments went against us.

A goal from Jordan Chapell looked to have settled the game as it came to a close, but Toby Ajala had the chance to bury the game but chose to try and go it alone when a square ball to Ryan Bowman was clearly the better decision, and then from that Alfreton went up the other end and scored themselves.

Speaking to the Official Site following the full time whistle, Hargreaves’ frustration was clear to see.

‘It’s a blow and I’m lost for words. There are no excuses because we should have seen it out. It was the end of a period of games where energy levels are low and against a team who haven’t played for a while, but that doesn’t matter. If Toby squares the ball with two minutes to go and he’s unselfish, we win the game 2-0. It was a big error but you still have to see it out, and their shot flying in the back of the net is a hammer blow.’

The gaffer went on to say that even if us not getting the second goal the trick is to see it out and the players should be focused and fighting to do that because his desire doesn’t change and they know what’s expected of them.

‘If everyone else has the same desire, we’ll do something. If it isn’t, we won’t do anything. There have been some good things in the last few games but yesterday was an ugly win that ended up being an ugly draw. I’m disappointed for the fans who paid to watch it and all I can do is get back on the training ground to put it right.’