Exeter City - Baldwin - Football Is About Small Margins
UK time is: 10:50:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Baldwin - Football Is About Small Margins

Centre half Pat Baldwin has said football is a game of fine margins, and that proved to be the case when we lost our FA Cup first round match against Peterborough.

Echoing the thoughts of manager Paul Tisdale, Baldwin told the Official Site that we simply lacked a cutting edge in the game last weekend and that was the only real difference in the sides as we just didn't create enough chances, and then do enough with the chances we did create - apart from that he also feels we more than matched them in every other department.

'We felt comfortable and we were trusting each other and we were on the same page, but we lacked that bit of threat in the final third.'

Baldwin goes on to say that in the second half Peterborough upped the tempo which we knew they would do given they were the home side and our change in formation unfortunately gave them more space wide and they exploited that. We knew the game would open up though and when it did we hoped we'd be the ones to capitalise on it, but sadly it was them who snuck their necks in front, and from a defensive point of view, he says the opener was a disappointing goal to concede.

No FA Cup run this season, so it's all eyes onto the next game now against Southend United where we'll attempt to get back to winning ways.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 11 2013

Time: 8:18AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Exeter City Articles

Stats: Wimbledon v Exeter (Saturday August 29 2015)

L2 - AFC Wimbledon v Exeter (Saturday August 29 2015)

League Cup - Sunderland 6-3 Exeter (Thursday August 27 2015)

Tisdale On Nine Goal Thriller (Wednesday August 26 2015)

Stats: Sunderland v Exeter (Tuesday August 25 2015)

Sunderland v Exeter - Team Sheets (Tuesday August 25 2015)

COC - Sunderland v Exeter (Tuesday August 25 2015)

L2 - Exeter 0-0 York (Tuesday August 25 2015)

Stats: Exeter v York (Saturday August 22 2015)

L2 - Exeter v York (Saturday August 22 2015)

Archived Exeter City Articles

List All Vital Grecians Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wimbledon 2 - 1 Exeter
Exeter 0 - 0 York
Dag & Red 1 - 2 Exeter
Northampton 3 - 0 Exeter
Exeter 3 - 2 Yeovil

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Morecambe 5 2 1 2 1 7
11. Northampton 5 2 1 2 0 7
12. Wimbledon 5 2 1 2 -1 7
13. Exeter 5 2 1 2 -2 7
14. Crawley 5 1 3 1 2 6
15. Accrington 5 1 3 1 0 6
16. Carlisle 5 1 3 1 -2 6

Exeter City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Hartlepool v Carlisle, August 29th 2015
Hartlepool : 30/08/2015 09:28:00
On this day in history...30th August
Portsmouth : 30/08/2015 07:00:00
The Opposition View - Crawley Town
Wycombe : 30/08/2015 01:09:00
Sunday Chimes #53 - Tubbs robs the Hatters
Portsmouth : 30/08/2015 01:00:00
Wasted opportunity - Wilcox
York : 29/08/2015 23:30:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Wimbledon MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Olejnik 0%
Davies 0%
Brown 0%
Tillson 0%
McAllister 0%
Harley 0%
Noble 0%
Oakley 0%
Wheeler 0%
Hoskins 0%
Holmes 0%
Sub - Butterfield 0%
Sub - Oyeleke 0%
Sub - Morrison 0%