Date: 1st October 2008 at 11:22am
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ACCRINGTON Stanley boss John Coleman has admitted that his side’s recent run in Coca-Cola Football League Ywo is far from acceptable, with the club picking up one point of a possible 15.

Stanley haven’t won since the 2-0 victory over Macclesfield Town at The Fraser Eagle Stadium at the end of August, and have claimed just one point in their five games since. That point came at home to Notts County, whilst there have been defeats to Rochdale, Darlington, Exeter and Gillingham.

Speaking to the Lancashire Telegraph, Coleman said: “You have to take it on the chin — or the chins in my case.

“There`s no point bleating about it. The scoreline, although it might be harsh, doesn` t lie.

“We`ve taken one point out of the last 15, which is unacceptable.

“We seem to have lost the ability to win. It`s a points-driven business and we need to pick up points fast.”

A minority of fans booed Stanley from the field after the defeat at home to Rochdale, a game in which Stanley had held the lead before being defeated 3-1, but Coleman isn’t happy with the reaction of the few that jeered.

He said: “The frustrating thing for me is you get some of our fans coming off slating the team and having a go at us.

“I don`t think we could be questioned for lack of effort but when Rochdale have got the likes of Chris Dagnall to bring on as a substitute we have to realise what cloth we`re cutting our suit from.”

I have read a number of times about managers coming out and saying things about fans booing their lads, and to be fair, if you have paid good money to go watch then you are entitled to your opinion. I’m not saying that we should all boo, but I just think that if you’re not liking what you are seeing then you should let the players and management know it.