Lack of quality, rather than lack of effort - John Ward

COLCHESTER United, rock bottom of League One, will endeavour to clamber off the basement against visiting Crawley Town tomorrow.

But despite a lack of victories, from his side’s first seven league and cup games of the season, manager John Ward has no problem with the effort or approach of his players.

Instead, the U’s boss has pointed to a lack of quality, in both boxes.

“I can’t get the players to do anymore, but we can improve the quality,” insisted Ward, following Saturday’s 2-1 home defeat to Doncaster.

“Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying the quality is good enough in both penalty boxes, because it wasn’t.

“But the attitude and the effort towards it is fine.

“We have to keep the attitude and the approach, and improve the quality,” added Ward.

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