Vital Football

Latest Wycombe Wanderers News

The Opposition View - Hartlepool

The Opposition View - Hartlepool


Following yesterday's excellent 3-1 win at Hartlepool, here are some views on the game from Pools' manager Mick Wadsworth and a few of their fans.

The Hartlepool boss admitted his 3-5-2 formation was unsuccessful, but felt his side created enough chances to take something from the game.

"It was a poor first half defensively. We changed the shape and tried to play out from the back a little more because we needed to do something after last week, but it didn't work and I'll take responsibility for that," said Wadsworth.

"Having said that, over the course of the ninety minutes we probably created enough chances to have won three games."

"I thought the own goal from Sam put the tin lid on the afternoon and really summed up how it had gone for us," he said. "We played poorly defensively and conceded poor goals.".


The Hartlepool fans were highly critical of Wadsworth's tactical changes and unhappy with their team's performance.

The following extracts are taken from Pooliebunker and Vital Hartlepool.


VicMick wrote:
'After all the hype of pre-season and a fairly good start we resume normal service. Quality (Nil) and level of performance (Nil) just like our scorelines (Nil). We should change our name to Hartlepool United Nil. We have been found out, we are soft, clueless, don't have an attacking threat, fragile back four, missing midfield. It's going to be a long hard Christmas. Come January we will be in the bottom 6 you watch. I'm just glad the season ticket was only £100, if they think I'm going to carry on travelling from Leeds to watch that garbage they can think again. Season ticket will be on ebay shortly.'


United wrote:
'Put your season ticket on eBay now and do us all a favour. I'd rather we went back to crowds of 2.5k than have morons like you!'


Alfalfa wrote:
'We should be putting the likes of Wycombe to the sword. Another humiliation.'


PooliePoolie wrote:
'That was bad. As bad as anything we had under Turner and Wilson. Absolutely disgraceful.'


Smokin Joe wrote:
'At least Notts County were a half-decent team - Wycombe were pants but were still far ahead of us in terms of guile, quality and fitness. So, now we really DO have something to worry about.


returnofaido wrote:
'We looked like a Sunday morning team that have had 3-5-2 dumped on them ten minutes before kick off.'


PJ_Poolie wrote;
'Totally Wadsworth's fault today. Too many changes especially the formation. We were basically playing three at the back. Suicide. Ainsworth hugged the right touchline meaning one of the centre backs had to close him down meaning nearly every break they had a man over.'


Paulus the woodgnome wrote:
'Why the drastic/excessive changes today. The team looked lost, confused and rudderless.'


Jonny wrote:
'The team selection and tactics were a joke, No one in the team seemed to know what they were doing. I'd just like us to get back to basics for the next game, 4-4-2 with Poole and Brown up top.'


Tree_With_Hamster wrote:
'Players at this level aint good enough to play out of position and never have been. 1 or 2 out of position is a struggle never mind the number we had today.'


The deluded Mr Turner wrote:
'Wycombe are a team I'd safely put a tenner on to be relegated. One decent player - Gareth Ainsworth.'


Paul Johnson wrote:
'Our players were visibly slower to the second ball, spent too much time dwelling on the ball and didn't have sufficient pace and/or guile to seriously threaten the opposition. The episode where WW geriatric Aisnworth skinned Horwood alive was embarrassing.'


kipper05 wrote:
'It wasn't a good performance but there were enough half chances for us to have rolled them over.'


Chip Fireball wrote:
'How many chances did they have? They missed with two free headers from a few yards out, and Flinders has made a world class save. Not being funny but....Gareth Ainsworth must be about 50. Everyone knows who he is and it was obvious after 5 minutes they wanted him on the ball as much as possible. So what do we do ? Play with no full back and nobody at any point within 10 yards of him when he gets the ball.'


mick ronsons mullet wrote:
'The best side won. Wycombe. End of.'


Next Game: Oldham v Wycombe - Sat 22nd October - 3.00pm

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Len
Date:Sunday October 16 2011
Time: 1:14AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wycombe Wanderers Articles

A Vital Challenge - Ben Nevis To Face The Fear

Vitalfootball.co.uk co-owner Jonathan Fear is pushing himself to the limit in order to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis.

Who Will Wycombe Face In 2016/17 (3/5/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Single goal defeat in Wycombe`s final home game

Wycombe Wanderers 0-1 Accrington Stanley

The Opposition View - Accrington Stanley

What Stanley had to say about yesterday's game

Archived Vital Wycombe Articles

Vital Wycombe articles from

Site Journalists

Len
Editor email
Profile
Benny
no email
Profile
Dale Jenkins
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who was your Man of the Match against Stanley?
Suggested By:
Siegrist55%
McCarthy0%
Stewart0%
Pierre0%
Jombati0%
Harriman0%
Bean7%
Rowe35%
Sellars0%
Hayes3%
Thompson0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Northampton 45 28 12 5 96 35
2 Accrington 45 24 12 9 84 26
3 Oxford 45 23 14 8 83 40
4 Bristol Rovers 45 25 7 13 82 30
5 Portsmouth 45 21 15 9 78 32
6 Plymouth 45 23 9 13 78 21
7 Wimbledon 45 20 12 13 72 13
8 Cambridge 45 18 13 14 67 11
9 Leyton Orient 45 18 12 15 66 -2
10 Wycombe 45 17 13 15 64 4
11 Exeter 45 17 13 15 64 1
12 Carlisle 45 16 16 13 64 0
13 Mansfield 45 17 12 16 63 8
14 Luton 45 18 9 18 63 -1
15 Barnet 45 16 11 18 59 -4
16 Hartlepool 45 15 6 24 51 -18
17 Notts County 45 14 9 22 51 -24
18 Yeovil 45 11 15 19 48 -15
19 Stevenage 45 11 14 20 47 -15
20 Crawley 45 13 8 24 47 -30
21 Morecambe 45 12 9 24 45 -22
22 Newport 45 10 13 22 43 -20
R Dag & Red 45 8 10 27 34 -34
R York 45 7 12 26 33 -36
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wycombe Wanderers Results (view all)

Wycombe Wanderers Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 3:00PM : Oxford United (a)
Sky Bet League Two