Date: 17th March 2014 at 3:42am
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Defender Jordan Moore-Taylor has reflected on the draw against Newport County and said everyone was disappointed to have only held the lead in the game for around 60 seconds or so.

The 20 year old was making his 22nd appearance of the season in the game yesterday and this is definitely proving to be his real break through season after eight showings last team, and following the Newport game he did draw a lot of praise from gaffer Paul Tisdale for his performance.

Speaking to the Official Site following the game, his own performance was very much secondary as the overriding feeling was of disappointment at not managing to hold on to all three points following our efforts in the match, although like the manager he had to admit it was a hard earned point on a tough surface.

‘Obviously we’re disappointed not to pick up all three points, as it was in our hands when we went ahead. So to drop two is a shame – but it’s also a point gained. We’re still pushing on and there’s a lot of football left to be played this season.’

JMT said that the half of the pitch we defended was utterly terrible in terms of the surface and it was probably the worst he’s experience all year, however it’s football and you have to learn to cope with that adjust as needed and simply get on with it, and he feels for the most part we did that well as a team and whilst it wasn’t pretty it was a performance and point that we had to grind out and we did that.

Moving forward though he knows that every game from here on in his a ‘big one’ for us because we are still battling to get the points we need to be mathematically safe from the drop given our hiccup period has run on for far longer than anyone anticipated or wanted. With teams around us picking up points it’s imperative we do the same and he knows with the effort we are putting in it can only be a matter of time before we get a win on home soil again and he’s desperately hoping that comes against Fleetwood Town as with where they are in the table, that would really be a massive boost and win for everyone.