Date: 29th September 2013 at 7:57pm
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Warren Hackett and Darren Currie have both responded to our two one victory over Bury yesterday.

Speaking to the press firstly following the game, first team coach Hackett pre-empted Wayne Burnett’s words about the team learning to be braver to see games out, by saying.

‘Of course we’re really happy with another three points, but towards the end of the game we could have been better, we could have coped with their threat in a better manner. At 2-0 up we should have gone on to secure a comfortable victory, but we didn’t press on enough and a bit of naivety almost cost us at the end.’

Hackett added that as soon as Bury got the penalty and turned it into a one goal margin difference, everybody knew they would come at us, but we didn’t really help take the pressure of ourselves when we could, and sort of played into Bury’s hands as they threw the kitchen sink at us.

But that’s something for the team to learn to deal with better and it will be something that’s highlighted and addressed in training this week – especially the moments of silliness – during the final five or so minutes of the game, but thankfully our unbeaten run continues and it is another three points so it’s difficult to be too disappointed, it’s more a case of using it to show where we can and need to improve further.

Hackett also had praise for goalscorer Obafemi, describing him as a wonderful talent, who fully deserved his first senior goal after all the work he’s put in lately.

The key for Hackett now is for Obafemi to believe more in himself so he really reaches the potential others think he’s capable of achieving.

Fellow first team coach, Darren Currie also told the Official Site that he wasn’t best pleased with how we performed in the opening 45 minutes either, as for him he didn’t feel the team made the most of the extra man in midfield that they had, but he was pleased with how the team responded after the break and he felt Obafemi’s goal came at the right time to give them a really good boost and some confidence in the game.

Of course Rhys Murphy’s second coming so early, then really helped take the pressure off and get some confidence and belief going, and thankfully it was enough for all three points.

‘Obafemi is a terrific prospect, and a lovely boy. In the second half it was a case of making them believe in themselves, I think we did a lot better and the goal from Rhys was a great goal.’

He was frustrated also to see us concede the penalty at the death, but was obviously pleased to see us hold out for the remainder of the match.

13 points from the opening nine games isn’t a bad return, and we are drawing and winning more than we have lost so far, so hopefully that will continue.