Davie Robertson believes that Peterhead will start getting results again if they replicate the performance levels shown on Saturday away at Clyde. Despite the disappointment in defeat, the Blue Toon gaffer is still positive about the bigger picture.
He said, “We had more shots on goal than in any other game this season, I don’t think we’re far away and we have to maintain what we’re doing. The second half against Alloa was great and the 90 minutes was great on Saturday, we have to make sure it continues that way. We brought in 10-12 new players, Josh and Elie have only played three games for the first time in a while, so it will take a bit of time and it will take everyone time to play with each other.”
“You feel bad after conceding the goal at Clyde on Saturday but it’s not going to happen overnight, it’s a slow process, we had a lot of chances and didn’t make many mistakes either. There’s a disappointment for me and the players but it’s not a throw-in-the-towel kind of moment. The players are buying into what we as a coaching team want to happen and they’re basically doing it but they are looking for a wee bit of luck that we aren’t getting.”
Kelty Hearts visit Balmoor on Saturday and the gaffer admits that opposition sides hate coming to Peterhead. He added, “Kelty is always a hard game but the game is at home, if we produce what we did last week then we’ve got a good chance, we have Falkirk and Dunfermline afterwards and that’s the games that the players want to test themselves in. A lot of teams don’t want to come to Balmoor with various factors including the wind, I think we can give anyone a game based on the way we’ve been playing of late. The players are eager to prove themselves and welcome the test that Kelty provides on Saturday who are a good side.”