Date: 14th October 2013 at 5:45pm
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Midfielder Michael Richardson has said he believes our performance against AFC Wimbledon last weekend should show everybody the potential this squad has.

The 21 year old put in a solid performance after making his return to the team, and he believes that everybody can be proud of their performances as he feels we were desperately unlucky to not take all three points, but being down to ten men for so long, and still almost holding out can give everyone a huge boost as we look to turn our season around.

Speaking to the Official Site he praised the performance levels of his colleagues and restated how unlucky we were to only take a point from the match but he was delighted to see the plans that were talked about at half time to cope with being a man down, worked for us, especially with the effort the players put in.

‘For them to score with five minutes left is very disappointing but after going down to ten men we can be happy with a point.’

Richardson says that Accrington should’ve really been further in front before half time, and he admits on another day he’d have more than backed himself to bury his chances, but it’s another of those luck moments – it isn’t going with us currently, but he believes that will change if we keep putting in the efforts we are on the pitch.

He ends the interview by commenting again that it was a true team effort in the second 45 minutes, and he fully expected players to cramp up over the weekend once the adrenaline stopped pumping.

Three points would’ve given everybody a lift, but given how the game played out there are certainly far more positives than negatives.

Onto the Oxford game now where we can hopefully build on this performance, a win would be the perfect tonic to be honest, but at least getting ourselves on an unbeaten run would be a start, and something to give us a foundation.