Interview : Stephen Henderson : 18/09/2010
Stephen Henderson Speaks To The BBC After The 4-2 Defeat Against Huddersfield
Stephen Henderson
Stephen Henderson
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Yeovil Town's on loan goalkeeper Stephen Henderson spoke to local journalist Chris Spittles, on behalf of BBC Somerset, after his side lost 4-2 at Huddersfield on September 18th 2010.

CS: Stephen, in the end a disappointing day for you. You made some good saves, but I guess it's all about the result at the end of the day.

SH: Yes, definitely. I thought we played very well in the first half. I thought we passed the ball very well. I really didn't see that coming in the second half. They just seemed to produce attack after attack. But that's what happens when you don't defend. A team like that are going to punish you.

CS: What has it been like for you? Has it been a bit of a whirlwind last couple of days?

SH: No, it's been fine. Obviously I only live in Bristol, so once I got the call, I was straight down on the Friday morning and had a good session on Friday, and obviously I had the game on Saturday. So that was fine.

CS: As you say, in that first half, you played such good football in going 2-0 up. You must have been very very pleased.

SH: Yes definitely, although you always have it in the back of your head when you're up against such a quality side. But as I've said, I didn't see it coming in the second half. They took their chances, and they deserved to win in the end.

CS: Can you reflect upon your own performance and the saves that you made and take some positives out of that?

SH: Yes, I suppose I can take a few positives, but I'm obviously devastated to concede four on my debut. No matter who it's against, I'm just absolutely devastated, but hopefully we can kick on for Saturday.

CS: A familiar face, with two in three minutes - Jamie McCombe played as a centre-forward at times for Bristol City, and he looked like a centre-forward for the second one, didn't he?

SH: I don't want to give him any compliments, but they were good finishes to be fair. I'll get a bit of stick off him tonight, but to be fair he put them away well. But let's hope it doesn't happen again.

CS: Have you spoken to him before or after the match, as obviously you know him very well.

SH: Yes, I spoke to him before the game. I didn't really want to speak to him, but he rang me and I just said I'd ring him after the game. Obviously I didn't want to speak to him straight after!

CS: For this loan spell it's a month, and you're looking to get as many games under your belt as possible.

SH: Yes, definitely. Obviously I'm only 22 years old now, and I've not really got a sniff since David James has come to Bristol City. So this is a good chance for me to play. The lads are brilliant and the management staff are quality, so I'm very happy.

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