Date: 13th October 2014 at 12:16pm
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Manager John Coleman has admitted he was gutted following our two one defeat to Dagenham and Redbridge at the weekend.

Speaking to Sky Sports after tasting defeat for the first time since returning to the club a few weeks ago, Coleman said he was gutted with the result because he knows we did more than enough to have won the game but a bad 15 minute spell from us in the second half effectively gifted Dagenham the points.

‘I’m bitterly disappointed and so are the players. We did enough to win this game but for a 15 minute spell and that’s where they won the game. We fluffed our lines as we were leading 1-0 at half time and we were comfortable and in control. Credit to Dagenham but they were two cheap goals from our point of view.’

Coleman admits that his opposite number Wayne Burnett will claim they were well worked goals, but for him he felt we should’ve dealt with both moment far better defensively than we managed to.

He continues to say again that points are like gold dust in this division and unfortunately for us we’ve passed up that opportunity and it’s an opportunity we won’t get back, but he knows things like this happen in the game so he’s not going to be too downbeat with things because he has had a good return to the club and he’s enjoying himself again, so it’s about getting the players back on the training pitch now and taking all they can from that mental 15 minute spell so they can learn from it so it doesn’t happen again.

Very late on in the game on loan goalkeeper Aaron Chapman tipped a ball over the bar and landed very awkwardly in the net and he had to be stretchered off and taken straight to hospital on the day and it looks like he’s sustained a reasonably severe injury to his ankle and his knee involving his ligaments but it’s one of those where fingers will remain crossed until there’s a proper update but hopefully it won’t be as bad as it looked.