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David Jeffrey Post Match Interview 09/09/17
Uploaded Saturday, 9th Sep, 2017 at 20:48

WE'RE delighted to bring our supporters a post match interview conducted with manager David Jeffrey after the win over Warrenpoint Town today.
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David Jeffrey was in positive form following the victory over Warrenpoint; "We're very pleased, we knew coming down to Warrenpoint that it was going to be difficult and in all my time in football this has never been an easy place to come, with the added spice of Matthew Tipton being manager and Alan Blayney being on the staff here so there was a number of things which additionally would potentially make it a tough afternoon.
We didn't start well, with a goal within 33 seconds and it was very simple. A lack of concentration from Steven McCullough who fell asleep with the game hardly started but he responded very well thereafter. What pleased me from our own players was the character and control.
We got ourselves back into the game from a fantastic header from Cathair Friel and after that we finished the first half well. The team talk at the break was very simple, was to learn from the lessons from earlier in the season when we did well in the first half but didn't do so in the second half of games, particularly in reference to the Glenavon match.
Second half we were disciplined and strong and scored two good goals firstly another greater header this time from Emmet Friars and then a superb piece of football from Kevin Braniff and Cathair Friel."
Probed on the stand-out performers for his side, he stated "There was a number of very good performances, but I felt Kevin Braniff who isn't someone who is known for the unfashionable work, so his attitude and performance today epitomised everything about today - so to come out of the game with three points is hugely pleasing.
Big thank you to the supporters, we really are most appreciative and most understanding. They didn't panic and everyone got the reward today."
The Sky Blues look forward to next Saturday's visit of Glentoran, which Jeffrey is relishing; "Regarding next week's game against Glentoran, we have nothing to fear. We will respect all of our opponents, we know the task in hand and they played some really good stuff when we watched them against Glenavon earlier in the season. We know it will be difficult, but ultimately we will ask our players to give it their best and see where it takes us."