Date: 8th February 2016 at 12:00pm
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Manager Micky Mellon has said he was pleased with a battling point against former side Fleetwood Town at the weekend.

Making the trip to Highbury Stadium to play out the scoreless draw, whilst the gaffer was delighted with the point given our recent form, he also felt we were unlucky not to have taken all three on the day.

Speaking to the Official Site following the game in his post game press interviews, Mellon explained.

‘I think if we are all honest, we should have won it. Probably, even comfortably to be honest because of the amount of clear cut goal scoring opportunities we created. On the flip side of that, the performance, as a whole, I couldn`t fault it other than putting the ball in the back of the net.’

With a number of good chances on the day, but ultimately wasted, Mellon was pressed on his thoughts for the best chance, and he answered.

‘I don`t know, there were just so many one v ones weren`t there. I think maybe the one at the end. I think right at the very end was a very good chance. There`s other ones that went across the face of the goal like Shaun Whalley, with the one v one in the first half. There was that many, I think I would have to go over them all again to properly answer that.’

Looking at the point as a positive given recent results, another pleasure was keeping the first clean sheet since October of last year coming in the game.

‘You`ve seen what they are capable of. I keep saying that every week, you`ve seen that they are capable of defending now. They know the standard they have to achieve in order to keep clean sheets at this level.’

Adding that it has to be a step in the right direction now and the team simply have to build on it.

‘I think the performances have been good and I like to be honest and we want to keep moving forward. The performance today was excellent again and we definitely deserved more from the game.’

Ending his interview, he apologised for not going over to acknowledge the travelling fans.

‘I want to say thanks to the fans today and I mean that as I got so caught up with the referee there at the final whistle I probably never gave them a little clap. When I came out today I thought the turnout was tremendous, they got right behind us and the amount that were here today was terrific and we do value their support. I got caught up with the referee as I thought that was the worst yellow card decision that I`ve seen for a long time on Knight-Percival.’

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