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    Paul Hartley at Ochilview 

    Sunday, March 10, 2013 5:17:47 PM

    Paul Hartley after Stenhousemuir game
    I thought we played well, in the first half we moved the ball well, we had good possession of the ball, the front three were causing a problem – Elliot had umpteen fouls committed on him – he was kicked up and down the park all day, but the referee didn’t want anything to do with him, however it might be a vital point at the end of the day. I thought it was a good game of football, both teams were at it and probably a point is a fair result. Every game is a big game, I said this to the players before the start of the game – we are now into the final quarter and that is when the prizes are given out and we want to be in the mix at the end of the season we have been good so far but we know that there is eight tough games to go and it is vital that we keep going and keep playing well, as I said we have had three hard away games and we have taken seven points out of nine away from home in these games, which I would have settled for, we have a strong mentality about us at this club, with eight games to go, we will try and win as many as we can and see where it takes us. I thought all the players did well today – they were comfortable with the ball and tried to play in the right manner, they handled the game pretty well and I was pleased with the whole team. My goalkeeper, Scott Bain, was great, but he has been doing it week in week out - I gave him the armband today, with Darren Young and Ben Gordon absent, just for him to take added responsibility of being a voice at the back, he never let me down.

    Paul Hartley

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