We've Let Shawsy Down - Baker

17 September 2012 11:22
Baker- our results have let down Shaw

Coventry City midfielder Carl Baker feels that the City players have hampered the chances of Richard Shaw becoming the new manager of the Sky Blues.

Speaking to the CT's Andy Turner, Baker said: “We feel low because we have let Shawsy down – we wanted him to get the job and if we had won the games he’s been in charge I think he would definitely have got it.

“After such a great performance in the Birmingham game, the lads wanted to kick on but unfortunately it never went that way.

“I don’t want to keep saying we’ve been unlucky because you can’t be that unlucky but we haven’t had a rub of the green and it’s like that when you’re down at the bottom.

“At the minute no-one knows if they are coming or going so I think they need to get it sorted as soon as possible.

“When Andy Thorn went, the lads all wanted Shawsy and Lee Carsley to take over because they really like them. But obviously results haven’t gone our way so something needs to happen and sooner rather than later. “Whether they give it to Shawsy or get someone new in I think everyone would have wanted it done already to be honest. 

“I’d be lying if I said the lads don’t talk about it a lot. It has been difficult in training when you know someone new might be coming in and wondering whether he is going to like you or change formation or personnel, or whatever.

“The lads know that they need to start performing better because at the minute whoever comes in, I think, will probably change the whole team because it’s not good enough. This is Coventry City Football Club – a massive club – and it doesn’t deserve to be where it is.

“The fans don’t deserve to come to places like this and give two goals away like we have. The players are frustrated but it must be even worse for the fans, so we need to start pulling our fingers out and playing for 90 minutes.

“At the minute it is not acceptable and whoever comes in is going to have a tough job to be honest.”

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