Jewell: Even the Best Have Lean Spells in Front of Goal
Saturday, 22nd Sep 2012 10:38
Town’s failure to take their chances in their last two games has been a big frustration for Blues boss Paul Jewell, but he says even top players have lean spells in front of goal.
Recalling his playing days at Anfield, he said: “You see goalscorers sometimes and they can’t buy a goal. Top, top strikers.
“I remember being an apprentice at Liverpool and Kenny Dalglish couldn’t score. I remember us doing a training session where we were squaring balls for Kenny to hit into an open net, and I’m talking about from seven yards. Out about 50 he hit around two in.
“It happens to the best in the world and once he got one in a game he went on.
"He was a fantastic player but that’s the situation for strikers, they go on runs. Something needs to fall for one of our strikers or one of our players and I feel the team will move on from there.
“It’s not going to just happen for us, we’ve got to make it happen and the way you make it happen is not to be frightened of getting in there.
"Don’t be frightened of missing. It’s not nice to miss, but if you don’t put yourself in positions to miss chances, you definitely won’t score them.”
Get two free £10 bets on Leeds United v Ipswich Town (or other matches) by opening a new account at William Hill. Place an initial bet of a minimum of £10 and William Hill will give you two £10 bets. You must enter the promotional code "F20" when signing up as a new customer.
Please report offensive, libellous or inappropriate posts by using the links provided.
You need to login in order to post your comments
Blogs 182 bloggers
Top Six Might Be More Realistic With This One-Dimensional Squad and Stubborn Manager by Pickersblue22
Sunday’s 2-0 defeat at Norwich was both painful and disappointing. It is never nice to lose to your arch-rivals, especially given our recent record against them, but in many ways, this game re-affirmed what we already know about Town’s shortcomings.
If Statistics Won Games: Nrocwih 0-2 Ipswich by Kropotkin123
In honour of Fabian Wilnis, If Statistics Won Games will not be losing to them lot, no matter what!
The Sixth Day is For Football by sjiholliday
In 1994, I watched Dundee United beat Rangers in their first ever Scottish Cup Final win. My dad, a lifelong Rangers fan, wasn’t best pleased.
If Statistics Won Games: Ipswich 2-0 Reading by Kropotkin123
This international edition comes straight from France. So in the spirit of the occasion, crack open a bottle of Bordeaux, stick a tartiflette in the oven and soak up the oelignanthic atmosphere of this winning edition of If Statistics Won Games.
Ipswich Town Polls
[ Vote here ]
TWTD.co.uk Story Archive