Vital Football

Latest Barnet FC News

Robson: Can't keep shooting ourselves in the foot

Robson: Can't keep shooting ourselves in the foot

Barnet slumped to another defeat at the weekend, this time Gillingham were the latest side to put them to the sword when they won 3-1 at Underhill.

Mark Robson, due to the fact he seems to be saying the same things after each game, feels like a broken record: 'I seem to be saying the same things to the players each week, which is a bit disappointing to be honest. We've conceded three goals, all of which were avoidable.'

Again Robson felt The Bees "started the game well" but two quickly conceded goals changed the complex of things: 'I feel like we started the game well again. Up until the goal, we looked okay. We then conceded a second really quickly and suddenly we're 2-0 down.

'We probably created more opportunities than we have in a number of games, but we've still come out on the wrong end of a 3-1 scoreline. We're trying to get another striker in, that's for sure. The pleasing thing for me is having created goalscoring chances.'

That "broken record" or "parrot-like" sense is something he wants to see the back of and has demanded improvement: 'I'm beginning to sound like a parrot in the dressing room. We can't keep shooting ourselves in the foot. We've got to look at ourselves. We've not tracked a runner for the first, we've not marked for the second. We have to do our jobs.'

Apply To Be A Site Editor



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

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday September 10 2012
Time: 6:02PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Barnet Articles

Storm Caroline To Disrupt Weekend Action?

Fans are being urged to pay attention to the weather reports this weekend with parts of the United Kingdom set for snow.

League 2 PFA Player Of The Month Vote (Nov)

It's that time of the month again where Vital Football readers can help decide last month's PFA Player of the Month Award for League Two.

Parcal To Serve A Suspension This Week - 7/12/17

Barnet's Dwight Parcal will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension.

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (4/12/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for the season of 2017/18.

Barnet Archived Articles

Vital Barnet articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Barnet
Write For Vital Barnet
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Barnet v Hartlepool
Suggested By:
Barnet win60%
Hartlepool win20%
Draw20%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Barnet Results (view all)

Vital Football Comment