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Yates: Performances Will Earn Results

28 February 2014

Mark Yates believes his players must bounce back as winners following a poor result in midweek.

Robins manager Mark Yates speaking to the press ahead of this weekend's home game versus Bury (3pm):

Watch Mark's full press call here on Robins Player.

"Chesterfield are a decent side and we conceded the goals in a short space of time and it was really poor on our part. There were some positives to take from it but it's hard to see that when you get beaten in the manner we did. We have to take heart from our second half performance and that's not just hot air from me. I mean it. We won the second half and people might say it was game over but we created lots of chances, played some decent football and showed a bit of spirit which we desperately needed too. Games now come thick and fast and we need to ensure we are better on Saturday.


"We came in on Wednesday to try and clear the air and move on quickly. We had a good chat, a few people expressed their opinions and we tried to get to the bottom of it. It's difficult when you get something and then have a set back but we have to be men and respond in a positive way like winners that we think we are. We only lost three points and not anything else so we must make sure we put that right on Saturday.

"It's decision making all over the pitch. We watched the seven minutes seven seconds from their corner leading to the first goal through until the fourth from the corner. Players cringe sometimes at decisions they have made and we use the DVD as a learning tool. They have got to make sure they learn from it. It's not me getting into the players, it is me trying to make them better players and hopefully we have taken that out of it and we can move on and try to get three points on Saturday against a resurgent Bury side who play some decent football by all accounts and have won the last few games.

"It is so tight but we do have to be mindful of taking care of ourselves and not worrying about positions in the table right at this moment in time. Performances will get us results and results will move us up the table.

"I felt Ashley (Vincent) was good and I took him off because I wanted to make sure he was ready for Saturday. I think he has brought a little bit to the table in terms of the team and the shape. I'm not happy with the way we conceded goals on Tuesday night but Ash can have a big part to play again.

"Troy (Brown) has got a chance to be available and we'll have a look at him because we may be able to stick him in the bench but, again, David Noble trained yesterday with the youth team and worked well but it's probably a week too early for him as well. Everyone else is okay. We have got a good group but it's just not happening for us at the moment so we've got to make sure it does happen."

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