Date: 22nd December 2014 at 6:19pm
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Manager Micky Mellon has said that Shrewsbury Town continue to try and play the game in the right way and he was delighted to see us pick up victory over Morecambe at the weekend.

Speaking to the Official Site after seeing Andy Mangan secure victory late in in the second half, the manager explained.

‘I’m really pleased with the performance because we never really lost our way, we kept trying to play the football that we know we are better at playing on a very tricky surface. We kept trying to play the right way and thankfully we got that opening, we picked that lock again and we got that well deserved win.’

It was another narrow victory secured late on, but Mellon doesn’t mind that, because we are keeping clean sheets and keeping ourselves in the position where we only have to score once to take victory, and with victories coming late it’s a testament to our fitness levels and our commitment to keep going right until the final minute in search of a positive result.

‘I’m delighted, I could feel it building and building, I thought we were creating chances enough so I didn’t need to change it. I just felt that at some point that door was going to open and we were going to get that winner.’

Following our draw against Cambridge, and with this game appearing to go the same way, Mellon admitted he did have a few thoughts of whether it was going to be another of those days, but again he felt we were doing enough that it was only a matter of time before we created our own luck and the ball fell for us in the box.

He was also delighted with Mangan’s contribution as he admitted he’s still not 100% really, but he is a naturally fit lad and he does the fox in the box role so well for us, that he didn’t feel it was much of a gamble and it’s about managing the knee problem until it sorts itself and stops giving him gyp, so he will again be given a bit more time off in terms of training so he can rest and recover more now as he more than did his job when he brought him on the pitch again.

‘Right across the board I thought there were really good performance but what I’m most pleased about is the calmness. We kept calm and never started to panic and lump things into the box, we kept trying to play our football. I felt they were clinging on at the end and thankfully we got that winner.’