DEARDEN, JELLEYMAN, MULLINS AND PETERS REACTION
Audio interview with Billy Dearden from BBC Radio Nottingham (RealPlayer needed) http://www.bbc.co.uk/nottingham/realmedia/football/2007/stags_shrewsbury_home_manager.ram
Audio interview with Gareth Jelleyman from BBC Radio Nottingham (RealPlayer needed) http://www.bbc.co.uk/nottingham/realmedia/football/2007/stags_shrewsbury_home_player.ram
Audio interview with Johnny Mullins from BBC Radio Nottingham (RealPlayer needed) http://www.bbc.co.uk/nottingham/realmedia/football/2007/stags_shrewsbury_home_player_02.ram
"I was disappointed with us today," said manager Billy Dearden.
"I thought we did enough to get all three points but maybe the performance didn't justify all three.
"I thought we huffed and puffed but didn't play as well as we can and I didn't think we made the best use of the extra man against 10 men.
"Having said that, we still had all the best chances and enough to win it.
"I changed it round at half time and got Alex John-Baptiste down the right where he worked well with Matt Hamshaw and Matt put some good crosses in which we got on the end of but couldn't get on target.
"The players feel like we've lost the game but must get their heads up and get on with it.
"We gave them a goal which I was disappointed with as Asamoah got between two central defenders. But Simon's was a good header from a good cross for the equaliser.
"We haven't let ourselves down but we can play better than that."
Shrews boss Gary Peters said: "I am delighted with the attitude of the players.
"It was a superb draw. But we shouldn't have had to play for 48 minutes with 10 men.
"Michael Symes was stupid. If you get the hump with someone then knock them down. But don't get sent off for handbags, which it was - a silly push.
"I have no complaints with the referee. It was the right decision.
"Michael has not only cost us the chance of winning, but he also forced me to reorganise at half time and that meant two players did not play in the second half.
"Mansfield were the better team to start with, sharper on the ball. But we held on and scored against the run of play. From then on we were always in the game."
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