Date: 15th February 2016 at 10:15am
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Manager Steven Pressley has said that he felt the point gained from our match on Saturday against Port Vale was a reasonable one all things considered.

Travelling to Vale Park for the match, Fleetwood played out a scoreless draw and with level possession and the same number of chances overall in the game, Pressley was a bit disappointed that we didn’t get a break through with our three efforts on target, as the hosts didn’t manage to test the keeper once.

Speaking to the Official Site in his post game press interviews, the gaffer explained that he had to be happy with a point even though with Antoni Sarcevic’s woodwork bound shot and Bobby Grant’s close ranger, it could well have been all three.

The point did move us out of the League One relegation zone though.

‘It was a resilient performance and we worked extremely hard on a very large pitch. Our organisation and determination was very good. In the first half we didn`t pass the ball well enough or counter attack with enough speed. In the second half, especially the first 20 minutes, we did it with great effect. Shola held the ball up well and we broke from him with a couple of great counter attacks and I felt we should have scored and I believed that would have won us the game.’

Pressley went on to say.

‘Port Vale have not lost in ten home matches and you collect a point, it is a reasonable one. We have kept another clean sheet, our second on the trot, and it shows a real determination. There is no doubt we need to find that all important goal at the other end of the field.’

The main positive from the day was in moving out of the relegation places though.

‘We have climbed out of the relegation zone today and that has given us a little boost. We have had so many draws over the recent period, it has been incredible. We are out of the relegation zone with games in hand and that is a plus for us.’

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