Interview : Jamie Sherwood : 11/09/2016
Jamie Sherwood Speaks To The BBC After The 2-3 Defeat Against London Bees
Jamie Sherwood
Jamie Sherwood
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Yeovil Town Ladies manager Jamie Sherwood spoke to BBC Somerset reporter Jack Murley after the 2-3 home defeat against London Bees on Sunday 11th September 2016.

JS: The dressing room is going to be hurting in there. We'll take a long hard look at ourselves, and make sure that we address what just happened in the last 45 minutes and make sure that it doesn't happen again. That's not the way that Yeovil Town play and that's not the way that we've instilled into our players. The dressing room is hurting in there, and we'll make sure that we come back strong.

JM: Was it just a case of not being switched on after the break, particularly for the first goal as it took us by surprise in the commentary, to be honest.

JS: It definitely looks like that. The dressing room as we were coming out was very focussed and very engaged. We knew what our jobs were. Just unfortunately sometimes in football, you don't get what you want - you get what you deserve. After that second half performance, maybe we got what we deserved today.

JM: We'll try to pick some positives out of this - first of all, Lucy Quinn got two goals on her home debut and has three goals in two games. She looks right at home in a Yeovil Town Ladies shirt.

JS: Yes, Lucy was coming in (from Portsmouth) and we knew what sort of qualities she was going to bring, and she's definitely brought that. She's brought the goals, as she's scored three in two. She potentially could have nicked another one for the hat-trick. But it wasn't to be in the second half. I think we could have been there all day and the ball wouldn't have dropped in the back of the net. Like I've said, the dressing room together is going to be hurting. So we've got to make sure that we lick our wounds and watch the video. We'll talk and discuss it, and then we'll move on. You can't forget something like this. You've just got to remember it and make sure that it doesn't happen again.

JM: It is a race for promotion that is already so tight. It makes the game against Everton, and before that there's the Bristol City vs Durham game (on the previous day) in a fortnight's time. Is it fair to say that the title and the promotion could be decided during that 48 hour period?

JS: I would say no. I think the title will go, and the promotion race will go right to the wire. I said it at the start, when you look at all of the games that the top four have got and the amount of games that each other have got to play against. So I think it will go straight to the end. I don't think it will be defined in the next round of games. If things go our way that would be very nice, but I don't think the season will be defined in the next set of games - I think it will go to the very end of the season. We've got to make sure that a repeat of our second half performance never happens again.

JM: Final question - Achieve by Unity is the club's motto. A word about all of the juniors, who even with a loss are still creating an incredible atmosphere. 811 is almost the attendance record. You've got a whole town behind you, if not a whole County.

JS: Well, we're really sorry that we let them down.

JM: I don't think you've let anyone down Jamie, with what you've done with this club. And you go again against Everton.

JS: We go again. As I've said, we're hurting, but we'll come back stronger. We have to. We have no option and that is what we will do. The dressing room is hurting, the staff are hurting, the crowd are hurting as much as they're smiling whilst they get autographs. They're hurting but we'll make sure that it doesn't happen again and we'll keep driving for where we want to be.

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