Shirtliff positive after draw

Shirtliff positive after draw

Published Aug. 20, 2012 7:16 a.m. ET

Shirtliff took charge at Gigg Lane following Richie Barker's departure to Crawley two weeks ago and has been delighted with his players' response.

He said: "I'm very pleased with the performance. I thought the players really worked hard on a red hot day.

"We put them under pressure and had quite a few efforts on goal but overall it was a fair result.

"We've got our first clean sheet of the season, we've got our first point on the board and we're unbeaten. That's a real positive for this club right now.


"We can carry on, move forward and hopefully get a result at Doncaster."