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Boothroyd: U's too slow to start

27 Sep 2009 15:29:42

Boothroyd: U's too slow to start

Rovers John Welsh netted from close range in the 35th minute after a fierce strike by Marlon Broomes was only parried by keeper Ben Williams. But Colchester earned a share of the spoils when they equalised two minutes later through John-Joe O'Toole. Boothroyd said: "We did not play very well at all. We were slow getting started. We thought we were going to walk away with it against a struggling side and it was a wake-up call for us. "It was tit for tat in the second half when we should have won it, but in the end we were grateful for a point. "We were a little bit disjointed at times and we made some mistakes. Their goal was no surprise. They put us under a lot of pressure but it was a good response from us to get back level so quickly."


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