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The Players Can Be Proud - Paul Hurst

15 December 2015

TOWN boss Paul Hurst was disappointed to exit the FA Cup to a late, late strike tonight, but he says that his players can be proud of themselves.

He said: “Ultimately we've gone down to a quality strike, which has ended up being the difference over two games. The lads can be very proud of themselves. The supporters  have seen a very good performance from us, and the longer the game went on, I felt that we got on top of it for large parts.

“"They set the standard and I was proud of them.

"It was a difficult one though, because there was certainly a bit more than a tinge of disappointment that we've gone out after a performance like that."

And Paul confirmed that Jon-Paul Pittman's injury might keep him out for some time.

Paul said: He dislocated his shoulder. I'm going to see exactly what's wrong but it certainly wouldn't be a massive surprise if he's out for a couple of months. That seems to be the luck that the lad has.”

Looking ahead to Saturday's National League clash with Dover . . . 

He concluded: It will be a tough enough game as it is any way. They've had a free midweek, we put in hell of a lot of effort, so it is important that we recover properly.”

Click here to listen to the full post match interview.  


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