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"We can use this as the turning point of our season." Coventry City's Frank Nouble

25 October 2014

The Sky Blues' match winner believes that todays turnaround can start another good run of form, as City beat the Posh 3-2...


Coventry City striker Frank Nouble expressed his delight at scoring the winning goal for the Sky Blues against Peterborough United, saying that 'it was great to come back with a bang'.

City looked to be dead and buried at half time, but goals from Ryan Haynes, Jim O'Brien and Noubles winner completed a remarkable 3-2 turnaround after being two goals down at half time.

Nouble has now scored three goals in five appearances for City, and wants to help the Sky Blues battle their way up the SkyBet League One table.

"That was massive," he said, "we can use this as the turning point of our season. We left everything out there, we did everything we could that second half, and we got the result.

"It has been frustrating watching the boys play, but I'm glad to be back with a bang. I just thought that if we won the second half we would be in with a chance, we had to turn that first half performance around.

"I just want to help in any way I can. If I can get the goals to move this football club forward then that's what I want to do."

City's first win since September takes them clear of the relegation places, with Nouble labelling the current form as 'Embarrassing'. However the striker on loan from Ipswich praised the performance of all his teammates in the second half, particularly captain Reda Johsnon, who returned from injury himself.

He continued: "Reda was excellent today. He is such a massive player for this club, and he has such good leadership abilities.

"We just had to turn around what's been happening recently, as the current form was embarrassing.

"But everyone played great that second half. Our current form was embarrassing, so it's great to stop the rot."

Nouble revealed that he and Johnson spoke to the team at half time, and was especially relived to score the winner after his attempts to 'psyche out' Posh keeper Ben Alnwick backfired!

He concluded: "At half time, after the manager spoke, me and Reda just tried to get everyone going, the manager said that's what he wanted to see, players speaking with one another.

"When Reda speaks you listen, and everyone went out knowing what we had to do. I'm just glad it happened, especially after the stick I gave their keeper!

"I said to him after his first clearance, 'that was a bit rubbish mate', then they went and scored from it!

"He was giving it out all game, so to score the winner was nice, but I won't be doing that any time soon, it nearly didn't go well!"


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