Magilton fires back at fans

JIM Magilton insisted he does know what he is doing after his side extended their unbeaten run to four league games.

Derek Davis

By Derek Davis

JIM Magilton insisted he does know what he is doing after his side extended their unbeaten run to four league games.

But Blues fans begged to differ when he replaced goal-scorer Jon Stead and made their feelings know by chanting 'You don't know what you're doing'.


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It was the first time Town supporters have really turned on the manager but Magilton dismissed it as 'part of the game'.

Magilton said: “You have to live with that. I certainly do know what I'm doing.

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“I can't stop the fans saying what they want to say but it is a long season and we will see where we are at the end of it.

“It is part and parcel of the game. The supporters pay good money to come here and if that is what they feel then they are welcome to air their views.

“I have heard it before here as a player but not as a manager but I have big enough shoulders to deal with it.”

Magilton He may have made a mistake by taking Stead off for Counago.

Magilton admitted said: “I just felt Pablo coming into that little hole and someone to get us into the game. I felt with Kevin Lisbie's pace would utilise anything in behind them.

“Stead had worked really hard and scored a great goal.

“I may have got that one wrong and hold my hands up. In hindsight, which is a wonderful thing, keeping the goal-score on may have been better.”

Stead had opened the scoring but Victor Moses equalised within two minutes later as Town drew for the third match running.

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