Match ratings vs. Torquay United

Last updated : 12 February 2007 By Becky Inman

Alan Marriott – Did not command his box considering his experience. Was too slow to come out and collect the ball, and, luckily, didn't have any real saves to make. 6/10

Nicky Eaden – A solid return and was arguably the man of the match. Unlike his team mates, the right-back did not make unforced errors and adjusted to suit the difficult pitch. 8/10

Paul Morgan – As solid a performance as we have come to expect from el Capitán, as he was brought in to deal with Thorpe and limited his chances (although the linesman did help out on that front.) Looked a bit confused when passing the ball anywhere other than back to the goalkeeper and strayed over the half way line twice (clearly after a repeat goal). 7/10

Nat Brown – Solid in defence but wasn't really called into action. 6/10

Stallard: Headed home the winner
Lee Beevers
– Played in the left back position and did enough to protect Marriott's goal. Didn't look confident going forward but did put in another good cross for the goal. Picked up a careless yellow card for what seemed like throwing a punch – meaning he will be suspended for Friday's trip to Walsall. 7/10

Lee Frecklington – The few set pieces he was involved in were very poor, but bearing in mind the corners were mostly mud, that's none too surprising. Was more often than not beaten in the air, and looked tired towards the end. 7/10

Scott Kerr – A little erratic and once again let his temper get the better of him in tackles. 6/10

Ryan Amoo (Paul Green ‘90+2) – Incredibly lightweight performance, crossing was not up to the standard we have seen. Struggled to execute his range of passes on the heavy pitch. 5/10

Jeff Hughes – One of his worst games for the club, and was often careless in his passing and tackling. 6/10

Mark Stallard – Ran his socks off and scored another powerful header. Sometimes unlucky with refereeing decisions, but always looked likely to score. 8/10

Spencer Weir Daley (N'Guessan '80) – Getting better with every game, the striker has pace and an eye for goal. Not exactly a worthy replacement for Forrester, but is looking promising. 7/10


Dany N'Guessan (Weir Daly ‘80) – He came on, squared up to someone, got injured and returned to the bench. Enough said. 6/10

Owain Warlow (N'Guessan ‘90) – Only really had one thing to do but man is that boy quick! 6/10

Paul Green (Amoo ‘90+2) – Not enough time to impress. 6/10

Many thanks to Becky for her brilliant analysis, on an otherwise less-than-brilliant encounter!