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Adam Yates: “We Played Well & Had A Go”

29 December 2014

Defender Talks To Valiant Player After Loss

  • Full back thinks performance against Swindon was good
  • Yates happy with how 2014 went as a whole
  • Hoping now to push on in the New Year

Adam Yates believes Port Vale gave a good account of themselves against Swindon Town despite their 1-0 loss at the County Ground.


Following back-to-back wins over Crawley and Sheffield United respectively, the Valiants went into Sunday’s game against the Robins full of confidence and put in a good performance.


However, a second-half header by Andy Williams was enough to separate the sides at full-time, meaning Vale were forced to head home empty-handed.


Speaking exclusively to Valiant Player after the game, Yates admitted the players felt as if they should have taken a point from Mark Cooper’s men.


“I think we played well for a period of time. They were always going to have a lot of possession with the way they set up and some of the players they’ve got,” he said.


“But we defended well, we rode our luck a little bit in the first half, we had a couple of chances, then second-half they’ve scored a goal but I think we’ve given a good account of ourselves.


“A lot of good teams have been here and been bossed but we’ve played well, had a right go and I think from the last three games six points isn’t a bad turnaround.”


Click here to watch the full Valiant Player interview with Adam Yates following Port Vale’s 1-0 loss to Swindon Town.


Alternatively, watch a clip of the interview in the YouTube video below.

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