Date: 10th March 2014 at 6:28am
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Manager Chris Hargreaves has said that we just have to move on again following the narrow defeat to Fleetwood Town last weekend.

A intelligent little ball through from Jon Parkin, was converted by Jamille Matt on the 73rd minute after Torquay had battled hard and well in the game, and unfortunately it’s one of those where we look back on the match wondering what could’ve been had we not spurned chances ourselves to break the deadlock and take the lead.

What is even more gutting following the result is that Fleetwood scored with their only opportunity placed on target according to the official stats but I remember that as being wrong, but we had more chances ourselves over the course of 90 minutes and we finished strongly indeed so were very unlucky not to have come out with at least a point.

Speaking to the Official Site Hargreaves however vowed to fight on regardless of our current position being 10 points of safety and he promised the players would do the same, as there were things in the Fleetwood match we can take heart from but we need to do them on a more regular basis and show improvement from that baseline.

With Rochdale up next it’s certainly not getting any easier.

‘As long as there is a breath left in me, I will keep fighting and the players will do the same. They fought like lions and I’m with them, they know that and I’ll be with them right to the death.’

For Hargreaves it is simply another case of dusting ourselves down and getting ready to go again, but the bottom line has to be if we keep working hard there is still a chance to turn this around and get the results we need, but those games are quickly running out and 10 points might only be three games a bit but having only won seven all season it takes a brave man to pick out where we’ll make that ground up and even then if it’d be enough as there’s no guarantees those above us would oblige nicely and lose the next four to help us out.

As for the Fleetwood performance directly, he was relatively pleased as we’d had a good week in training, and he knows if something had fallen for us we’d have come out with at least a share of the spoils if not potentially more.

‘The ref hasn’t given a penalty and we’ve had that in two home games. I don’t see how else you can get a penalty if it’s not with somebody taking your player out. It’s hard to take but you don’t use it as an excuse.’

So we look forward to Rochdale now and look to pull off what really would be a shock result, but as the gaffer points out, as a player if you can’t raise yourself for these types of games maybe you should question your trade of choice, as ultimately this is what it’s about being a player.