Date: 22nd April 2014 at 11:49pm
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Manager Wayne Burnett has said that he believes we deserved a point from the loss to Chesterfield on Monday.

A single goal from them just ahead of the half hour mark was enough to give them all three points, and although it was hardly a flying performance from us, we did have chances to get back into the game but we just didn’t take them.

Speaking to the Official Site this was the disappointing thing for the gaffer, because he believes our efforts at least deserved a share of the points on offer on our final Easter fixture.

‘I think we tied to pass and move the ball around, but maybe not as well as I’d like. It was disappointing that we didn’t come away with at least a point. We didn’t really test the keeper enough until we made the changes in the second half.’

Of course with the season coming to a close, the gaffer switched Chris Lewington for Jordan Seabright between the sticks, and he wasn’t going to rule out further changes in the remaining matches as he starts casting an eye towards next season.

As for the deputy goalkeeper, he said.

‘I thought Jordan did well, he distributed well and made some good saves, he definitely didn’t do himself any harm. There are a number of players out of contract and you have to give them an opportunity.’

Going back to the game, one thing that did please Burnett was the response the players showed and the way they lifted themselves following a very disappointing loss to Portsmouth last time we played on home soil.

‘I didn’t think the result was due to lack of effort, we had some decent chances. Had a shot deflected and Norris had a header that went wide. They probably had about two, one that went in and another saved.’

The final home match of the campaign is now the focus as we host Northampton and the gaffer finished his interview by saying it was paramount the club gave the home crowd something to really cheer in the final game but given where we were last season and where we are this season, he’s hoping the fans have been relatively pleased with the progression we have shown – even though we’d have liked it to have gone better at points.