Bolton Wanderers boss Sammy Lee has vowed to turn his side's fortunes around after they suffered their fifth defeat in six games this season, going down 1-0 at Birmingham City.
Lee is struggling to recreate the feats of former Trotters manager Sam Allardyce, but insists that he will get things right.
He said: "I'm a winner. I've come from a winning culture. I'm certainly no quitter.
"Today was the most disappointing of all the games we have played. In the other matches I could glean something positive. I'm still looking for something positive from this game.
"The result and the performance were not what we wanted. We didn't really compete and that is the most disappointing aspect of the game. We haven't turned up.
"I can't put my finger on it. We have had good preparation for two weeks. I've never looked for excuses in my career. The performance was bitterly disappointing.
"But at times like this we need to stick together, work hard together and get ourselves out of this predicament.
"I know our start has been less than perfect. Last season we got 70 per cent of our points up to and including Christmas. I'm fully aware of the position we are in.
"But we will keep working hard. It's important we all stick together on and off the pitch."