Vital Football

Latest Cheltenham Town News

Yates Believes In The Players

Yates Believes In The Players

Having already declared our play off ambitions this season to be over, manager Mark Yates has admitted the pressure to get a win is starting to tell but he has faith in the squad to get it right and then keep getting it right after a very inconsistent season.

Speaking to the Official Site ahead of this weekend's encounter with Wycombe Wanderers, the gaffer said that the players have to step up to the plate, and they need to show their characters to come out of this season with a smile on their faces.

'We need characters, men, and we have got that but we can't keep talking about it because we have got to do it. It'll be a good game for us, it'll be a tight one because both teams are not in massive runs of form but there's enough in our dressing room and enough about us to galvanise ourselves.'

Yates goes on to say that now more than ever the group need to stand up to be counted, and although he can point to a few who did in our last game, it wasn't enough of them to make the difference - the frustration for him is he knows they all can, but for whatever reason it just hasn't been happening for us.

Speaking more generally, Yates again repeats that we have been losing games because we haven't cut out the errors we have been making, and then we simply haven't been clinical enough at the opposite end. Put those two together and you lose.

Whilst he'd never set us up to go out and get a one nil ugly win, he does admit that if that's what it takes to get us some momentum he'd take a few ugly one nil wins to get us on a roll now.

I doubt there's many who wouldn't take a ball in off the backside if it meant three points at this stage.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Thursday February 13 2014
Time: 6:08PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Frampton Fight Upgraded

Recent Cheltenham Town Articles

You Can Sit This One Out Pell - 2/3/18

Cheltenham Town's Harry Pell will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension.

What Is A Club Developed Player & Why Does It Matter

EFL member clubs will be held to a 'club developed player' requirement from the start of the 2018/19 campaign.

League Two 2017/18 Golden Boot Battle (1/3/18)

The season might only be a few months old in terms of the calendar, but with high expectations for some players when it comes to this year's Golden Boot battle...

One Transfer Deadline Was Never Enough Was It

You've got to love the football authorities, if transfer deadline days weren't ridiculous enough already - they've now begun to breed.

Cheltenham Town Archived Articles

Vital Cheltenham articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Cheltenham
Write For Vital Cheltenham
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Boreham Wood MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Hall0%
Sub - Dayton0%
Sub - Harries18%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Cheltenham Town Results (view all)

Cheltenham Town Fixtures

Write for Vital Football