Date: 3rd December 2014 at 8:45pm
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Manager Chris Hargreaves has said that we should been able to see off Dover Athletic in last night’s two all draw.

Having taken the lead twice, Dover got themselves back into the game on each occasion and speaking to the BBC following the game, the gaffer had to admit that he was disappointed that we didn’t kill the game off, or in the alternate, protect the leads we had well enough.

‘It was a game we should have seen off, both in the first and second halves. We just then wanted to stand up and soak up the long ball game that we were inevitably going to face and we couldn’t quite hold on.’

The draw sees us drop to 10th place in the Conference, but we are only three points away from the final play off position, but having not gained back to back victories since our six game running streak in September, clearly we need to grab some momentum and consistency again now, although of course a point is better than nothing at all – but that wasn’t a solice the manager wanted to take.

‘We were dropping too deep, they had a little bit of pressure, nothing that wasn’t hard to deal with, but we played into their hands a bit.’

Hargreaves wasn’t picking out individuals though, reflecting upon the match as a team winning and losing together as he also commented that the defenders would be saying ‘we should finish a game off’ but then being 1-0 up the strikers would be saying ‘you’ve got to see it out and keep a clean sheet’ so for him the combination and failure of both means he ended the game ‘very disappointed’ again.

With Torquay misfiring of late but certain individuals shining and the approaching January transfer window, Hargreaves also batted away suggestions that we’d be looking to sell anybody, especially Luke Young come the window, saying that as far as he was concerned ‘Luke is not for sale, and neither are any of the other players.’

Saying his focus is on building a team for promotion, not dismantling it half way through a campaign.