Cobblers boss Page apologises for '˜men against girls' comment

Cobblers boss Rob Page has issued an apology for a '˜totally unacceptable' comment he made after Saturday's 5-0 defeat at Bristol Rovers.

Saturday, 7th January 2017, 7:29 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:40 pm
Rob Page has issued an apology (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Page had summed up his side’s shocking performance by describing it as a case of ‘men against girls’.

It was a ninth defeat in 11 games for Cobblers and clearly had a big effect on the manager, who faced the media after the match.

And after reflecting on the comments he made, Page has decided to apologise.

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“Saturday was a very difficult afternoon for everyone,” Page said.

“After the match I made a comment, when speaking to our local media, about the game being a case of ‘men against girls’.

“I immediately realised that this comment was totally unacceptable. No offence was meant by it and I apologise wholeheartedly if any was caused.

“This was an error of judgement I made in the heat of the moment shortly after a very difficult defeat, but that is no excuse, I accept that.”