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Grade C For Satisfactory

5 May 2017

Artell not happy with league position after topsy-turvy second half of the season.

Ahead of the final game of the season against Barnet, David Artell has told the club’s official web-site that he is not happy with the club’s league position. The boss has stated that if was to give himself a grade on a school report, he would rate the second half of the season as a ‘C’ for satisfactory.

or whatever it may be. I didn’t even want that in January. There were 20 or so games left and I looked at it and was thinking how many we had to win to give ourselves a chance of the play-offs. th or 19th, 18thThe Crewe boss told “I am not happy with the league position. I don’t want to be finishing 17

“I am a half a cup full kind of guy and even though the confidence was shot when I took over and the mind-set was poor, I thought we had good enough players. Maybe that was a big rash because it needed a bit of time to turn things around but when I look back at the games against Newport, Hartlepool and Yeovil then there is 9 points. Then we conceded a two goal lead at Accrington and lost to two set-play goals against Stevenage. If we had picked up more points like we should have then we would have been going to Plymouth with something to play for.

“That is why I am disappointed and if I was grading it on a school report then I would say we are a C for satisfactory. We have avoided a relegation scrap but there is plenty of room for improvement.”

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