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The Opposition View


Following yesterday's 1-1 draw at Colchester United, here are some views on the game from U's manager Aidy Boothroyd and a few of their unhappy fans.


Speaking to the BBC, Boothroyd bemoaned his side's fate after the officials failed to spot a handball in Gareth Ainsworth's late equaliser for Wycombe.

"It's a bad decision - it's the wrong decision," he said. "When you're on a promotion run-in with nine games to go you have to rely on referees and linesmen to get things correct and it's a blatantly incorrect decision. It's going straight into Ben Williams' hands and he's put his hand on it and he's put it in."

"When you work as hard as we did to get there and get that result and get one-up, it's game over, but it was a poor decision at the end of it."

"I can't have a go at the players in terms of effort," said Boothroyd. "We've given everything and we should have stopped the cross but you can't expect that sort of thing to happen and you expect referees to get that right and unfortunately today he didn't."



The Colchester fans seemed as unhappy with their team's performance as they were with the manner of the equalising goal.

The following extracts are taken from CU-FC Chat.



ColUCanuck wrote:
'Today is the day we threw away our last chance of of getting promoted. To only have two shots on goal against a team like Wycombe is absolutely abysmal.'



manners wrote:
'What's even more annoying than conceding an injury time equaliser? - Conceding an injury time equaliser that should not have been allowed!'



evertoniancolufan wrote:
'That was VERY frustrating. We weren't great but we deserved to win. They offered nothing up front until the final ten minutes when they started to play well. I'm very worried now about not making the play-offs, cos Wycombe are poor and we HAVE to be beating teams like that at home.'



Lord Snooty wrote:
'We have a brand new 10k all-seater ground with a multi-millionaire chairman and former prem players. I'm not expecting us to walk this league and no club has the right to do anything, but with the resources and money we've spent, I expect a hell of a lot better than the rubbish we're being fed at the moment.'



twigz357 wrote:
'If you give a team all the time in the world in your half with the ball and sit back and allow pressure, the other team are going to get a lucky break. We should have been four goals up on the likes of them and then the fact he got a goal with his hand would have meant nothing!'



barside/e8 ballsy! wrote:
'Why are we worrying whether the goal was controversial or not? They deserved it, we were a disgrace!'



GavvaCUFC wrote:
'We should never have sat back to allow them to pile that much pressure on us in the first place!!!! This clown Boothroyd will take us nowhere!'



ColUDude wrote:
'Can't blame Aidy for a handballed goal. We were cheated at the end of the day.'



Rowley Birkin QC wrote:
'To go 4-5-1 at home to protect a one goal lead is tactical lunacy.'



driving dave wrote:
'We made them look good with our failure to attack. Their keeper didn't have one save to make throughout the whole game.'



CUFCash wrote:
'We got the goal and I thought we'd go on and see them off quite easily or at least get a second, but we just went even further into our shell. I would have been very unsatisfied even if we'd held on, as Wycombe did more than enough to win the game. They should have had six points off us this season.'



Our fans got a mention too.....


Eddy Melito wrote:
'I was close to the away fans and I thought they outdid us both in terms of volume and variety. Also their drummer was top notch! He played a fast beat in general and really injected some energy into what they were doing. He was certainly putting some effort into it.'


weasel wrote:
'Although he really needed to keep his top on!'



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Writer:Len
Date:Sunday March 28 2010
Time: 1:28PM

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