Town defeated - boss takes the blame!

PUBLISHED: 12:56 18 October 2011

Honiton at home to local rivals Feniton. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhsp 2172-42-11TI To Order a copy of this photo visit www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Honiton at home to local rivals Feniton. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhsp 2172-42-11TI To Order a copy of this photo visit www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Honiton Town were beaten by the odd goal in five when they travelled to Uplowman.

Boss Gary Osbourne was pulling no punches as to the reason for the defeat with him accepting that the blame fell entirely at his feet!

Osbourne said: “I got it all horribly wrong. I had to make a coupe of changes from the previous week but didn’t change the system and, what became clear, was the system did not suit the personnel and so we came second in the game! We did finish the game strongly but I can’t deflect any of the blame, the defeat was down to me. But I will take it on the chin and learn from my mistakes. That’s all I ask of my young side that, when mistakes are made, they look at what went wrong, where it went wrong, and look to not make the same sort of mistakes again.”

On the pitch the two Honiton goals were both scored by the very impressive Dan Broom who was a constant thorn in the side of the Mid Devon hosts. Broom levelled to make it 1-1 and got his second when the side were well on their way to defeat at 3-1 down. Ben Kayes was once again in superb form between the Town posts.

This weekend Town travel to Pinhoe to look to break their Division Two duck! They’ve lost each of their first five league outings and so head into Exeter seeking to register a three point haul.

Osbourne says: “I have said all along that this is going to be a long and tough season. We’ll go to Pinhoe in buoyant mood and the one thing in particular I am looking for is a reaction after the Uplowman reversal – I am sure that’s what I’ll get, and the players need not worry about me making mess of this weekend!”


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