Adam Dugdale targets festive points after seeing team learn harsh lesson at Glanford Park.
Adam Dugdale says that Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Scunthorpe United left him more disappointed than at any other point of the season. In the absence of the unwell Matt Tootle, Dugdale once again deputised as a captain at Glanford Park and he described the dressing room as 'absolutely distraught' after we slipped to an undeserved defeat.
The Liverpool-born defender admits that the dressing room have had to quickly get over that disappointment, especially with a busy and tough Christmas period coming up. Dugdale admits that the Railwaymen need to get some results and quickly if we are going to repeat last season’s success and pull ourselves away from the bottom four.
Dugdale told Crewe Alex Player: “Last Saturday was the most disappointed I’ve felt all season, because we were by far the better side and got nothing from the game. I cannot describe now the dressing room felt after we had come off and lost that game. We were extremely disappointed because we were the better team throughout the game and have lost it because of two of our mistakes.
“The young lads are realising that you cannot afford to make those types of mistakes at this level because they get punished. It is a very unforgiving league and they have to learn quickly. We are not far off, it is just putting everything together.
“We haven’t got time to dwell on that result at Scunthorpe. We have a busy period coming up and we have dusted ourselves off and will go again. We are bottom of the league and it doesn’t look good at the moment but only the players and the management can turn this around and we need to start getting points on the board to give ourselves a chance.”