Football - Turner upbeat despite defeat

Shrewsbury boss Graham Turner felt there were several positives from his side's display, despite going down 3-1 to Bolton in the first round of the Capital One Cup.

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Shrewsbury boss Graham Turner

Youngster Sanmi Odelusi helped himself to two well-taken goals after AaronWildig had cancelled out Robert Hall's opener.

"It was disappointing the way we conceded the goals," he admitted. "But I think it's encouraging the way we stuck at it and the way we played at times.

"We might have scored more, we got ourselves in good positions, but missed the target from several good shooting opportunities.

"We stuck to the game plan and tried to work the ball into good areas, which we have done, and we've been caught on the counter attack by a very good side that's been quick, decisive and clinical in their finishing."

Shrewsbury's cause was not helped by an early injury to striker John Marsden which leaves Tom Bradshaw as his only fit and available recognised forward.

"It looks as though he's broken a bone in his foot," Turner revealed. "He's gone off to hospital so that's obviously a blow for us."

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