Rowett: We never got into gear
Burton-born full-back Dean Howell scored direct from a free-kick
in the 47th minute to give the newly-promoted Cod Army their
first-ever win in the Football League.
“We never really got going that’s the most disappointing aspect,
but the boys have done well so far this season so I’m not going to
criticise too much,” said Rowett.
“We never really played with the same intensity as we did
against Wimbledon. It was a little bit of a case of after the Lord
Mayor’s Show from our point of view unfortunately.
“We knew it would be a different game and we knew they would sit
in there and try to catch us on the break. We did have
opportunities in the first half and late on in the second half but
the finishing wasn’t there on this occasion.
“I think you have to hold your hands up and say that they
defended resolutely and did what they needed to do to win away from