SHIRTLIFF AND TURNER REACTION
Audio interview with Peter Shirtliff from BBC Radio Nottingham (RealPlayer needed)
Peter Shirtliff interview from Radio Nottm: transcribed by Martin Shaw.
We had a bit of luck with the first goal and that gets us going. It's the first time it's happened all season.
We were full value for the victory.
I said at half time, they'll come out and have a go ... we showed good initative and put pressure on them at the start of the second half to keep them in their final third of the pitch and got the third goal which was important.
We created a number of chances today and we should have done better at certain times.
I'm disappointed we didn't keep a clean sheet - we need to keep high standards.
I like Alan Sheehan - he's a composed player, a nice left foot. He nearly scored with the free kick but their lad did well to clear off line.
I want Jason to be bold and come for those sort of balls. For the one that he dropped, I thought he should have tried to punch it.
We're looking forward to the game on Tuesday so that's a good sign. We're gonna go to Hartlepool with a bit of confidence.
Hereford manager Graham Turner was furious with his side as they suffered the backlash of Mansfield Town's frustrating run of four games without a league win.
The Stags were still smarting from two successive defeats from their last two games in which they had performed well with no reward.
However, this time made sure they got what they deserved against a Bulls side that had started the season well since their promotion from the Conference.
But following a 4-1 defeat Turner snapped: "The simple fact is we are not working hard enough and we are not competitive enough.
"We have stepped up a division and so are playing against better quality players. But we are allowing them too much space and too much time.
"There were too many basic defensive errors which we must put right and, of course, the first goal was an absolute joke."
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