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Clark's View - Charlton Home



Blues manager Lee Clark admitted Blues were not at their best after they had to come from behind late on to snatch a 1-1 draw with Charlton at St Andrews on Saturday.

Charlton looked to be heading for a full quota of points having scored so late in the game through Leon Cort.

But Nikola Zigic claimed a point for the home side with a late strike that went low and into the net. All in all it could have been worse for the home side who had six players making their league debuts for the club.

"It was not the most fluent performance," Clark told the Sunday Mercury.

"We had quite a few players crackling, but no one was really exploding in terms of their performance

"It happens like that early in the season, so I was not too surprised.

"The good thing for me is the great character the players showed to get something out of the game.

"To come back from that situation when it is so late in stoppage time and it looked like being a defeat is testament to the lads` character.

"To snatch a point when you have not really played at your best is the sign of a good team.

"It is a good habit to have, picking up points when you have not played that well."
The Journalist

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Date:Monday August 20 2012

Time: 12:16PM

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"We had quite a few players crackling, but no one was really exploding" He thinks he's running a firework factory
gedderz
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20/08/2012 12:50:00

Dont start getting on his back already, he's only been here for five minutes.
BluenoseTrev
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20/08/2012 16:54:00

I thought what he said was funny actually, not need for folk to fall out about it
Tax_Evader
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21/08/2012 14:01:00

This is his stock excuse for the first 10 games.Then he will ask for more pleeaz.
deano deano deano
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26/08/2012 18:30:00

This is his stock excuse for the first 10 games.Then he will ask for more pleeaz.
deano deano deano
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26/08/2012 18:30:00

 

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