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Rovers- Watford quality carved us open

Bristol Rovers boss Paul Trollope reckons his Pirates were "right in the game throughout and produced some good attacking football" but were undone by a moment of Hornets quality from Will Hoskins in last night`s 1-0 Carling Cup defeat.

The former Derby midfielder, in charge at Memorial Stadium, saw his team rarely threaten debutant Scott Loach in the Hornets goal and conceded "They [Watford] carved us open for the first time and it was a quality finish".

Trollope added "Watford had a lot of youth and pace in their side, which meant they stretched us at times. It`s tough coming to places like Watford and, at times, we had to defend very well for periods.'

In truth it was a controlling, professional performance from the Watford kids and a host of first team squad players and VitalWatford don`t quite agree with the Pirates boss when he reckoned his side "deserved extra time".

In fact, Trollope admitted to the official Rovers site "…in the second half I don`t think we passed the ball as well, certainly not well enough to create enough chances against a team like Watford".

So we`ll take 1-0 thankyou, wait for Hoskins to warm the bench on Saturday and roll on Charlton.




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Writer: Dr Watford Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 13 2008

Time: 12:53PM

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this is a bit harsh but i hope priskins head injury keeps him out of the game on saturday. it's not like we will miss his lazyness
jackwebby
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13/08/2008 14:34:00

Does any1 know what striker Aidy has in mind??
jackwebby
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13/08/2008 18:44:00

Whoever it is he must be good or we might struggle at the bottom this season...
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13/08/2008 19:09:00

you are going to struggle this season..............
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15/08/2008 23:24:00

Muppet above again...
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16/08/2008 12:41:00

 

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