Date: 13th April 2016 at 5:29pm
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Byron Webster has admitted the criticism from manager Neil Harris after the Colchester games and the fans making their point known at half time in the Shrewsbury game was spot on.

Speaking to News Shopper to deal with Harris’ own words about the lacklustre Colchester showing and Millwall’s inability to build on the solid two nil victory over Burton Albion in the previous match, Webster explained.

‘I think when you are doing well complacency or something creeps in. We are a happy group because we are winning and doing well. I`d say we are putting the work in, but maybe when it is time to concentrate a little bit on set plays for instance – we have not been messing about but there`s a bit of banter going on. It`s not a thrilling part of training, but it is something really important. But this week, the manager brought it to our attention and it was not a nice thing. He should not have to bring that to our attention. The training is always hard, but this week where we could have had a joke doing set plays, we didn`t.’

Having not really produced the response Harris would’ve wanted in the first half against Shrewsbury Town last weekend, the fans booed the players off the pitch in their own little ‘kick up the backside’ and second half the players certainly showed they took that on board with three goals following the restart.

‘We are enjoying it as a team, as a back four. We`ve come to the point where we are disappointed to concede and especially at home. It`s the first time in a while. It`s disappointing, but only because of the standards we set ourselves and that is only a positive thing.’

As for the boos themselves, he added.

‘It was just frustration because we had set standards after we had been doing well. So when we dropped blow them standards we are going to take some flack and we know that.’

Coventry next and hopefully another three points and a further step towards the automatic promotion spots whilst they remain viable.

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