SHIRTLIFF, HAMSHAW AND PETERS REACTION
Audio interview with Peter Shirtliff from BBC Radio Nottingham (RealPlayer needed)
Audio interview with Matt Hamshaw from BBC Radio Nottingham (RealPlayer needed)
Audio interview with Gary Peters from BBC Radio Shropshire (RealPlayer needed)
Audio interview with Dave Edwards from BBC Radio Shropshire (RealPlayer needed)
SHIRTLIFF - DISAPPOINTED TO CONCEDED GOALS FROM SET-PIECES
Evening Post website
Rival managers Gary Peters and Peter Shirtliff both claimed they could and should have won a tightly contested game as Shrewsbury and Mansfield drew 2-2.
Stags boss Shirtliff said: "We played okay after a nervy start but we can do a lot better than that. I thought it was a six out of 10 performance.
"I was very disappointed we conceded two goals from set-pieces. After getting back on terms we had a very good spell in the second half. But you have to score when you are on top and we didn't score.
"We did okay in pre-season with wins against Nottingham Forest and Sheffield Wednesday but pre-season counts for nothing when the league starts.
"It's one point in the bank but we had enough chances in the second half to have won.
"Hopefully we can get a good performance against MK Dons on Tuesday and then move on."
Opposite number Peters was dealt a blow 24 hours before kick-off when new striker Andy Cooke broke a toe in training.
And he said: "Even with Cooke missing I thought we showed we are a better attacking force than last season.
"Midfielder Dave Edwards did very well up front and when new striker (Derek) Asamoah settles in we are going to have some real pace where it matters."
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