Macclesfield Reaction - Cherries I

Last updated : 23 November 2009 By Bournemouth Co-Ordinator

Defender Warren Cummungs was quoted after the match, in the Bournemouth Evening Echo as saying about the recent bashing the Cherries have taken from opposition managers: "It is disappointing that managers feel as though they have to comment on our financial position but long may it continue because we use it as a spur. The longer people keep having a pop at us for whatever reason, the more we can use it to our advantage. It makes Eddie’s team-talks quite easy. It does surprise me that, in the lead up to a game, any manager would talk about things that are out of their control at another club. It has happened on a few occasions and I don’t understand why. There are financial constraints and have been ever since I’ve been here. But they have got nothing to do with the players. We can only do what we can do. What’s gone on previously is down to other regimes. As a team, we ended up getting relegated to this league and that was nothing to do with what happened on the pitch. We took our punishment and if people want to come out and have a pop at us, it’s down to them. We don’t mind. We’ve got a good spirit and will just carry on. I would be lying if I said it hadn’t been mentioned at some point what other managers think of our club and how it is being run. One thing is for sure though. Players and management at this club would never comment negatively about any other football club and I think that’s the right way to be. If people want to do it about us, we can only use it to our advantage".