MX23RW : Wednesday, October 20 14:14:44| >> :600:860339:860339:

Joe Allen: 'Welsh players to blame'

Joe Allen admits that the Welsh players are solely to blame for Tuesday's 6-1 hammering by Serbia.

Joe Allen has admitted that the Welsh players are solely to blame for their recent 6-1 hammering by Serbia.

The Dragons followed up Saturday's World Cup qualifying defeat at home to Belgium with a conclusive loss in Novi Sad on Tuesday night.

With criticism already being aimed at manager Chris Coleman after only two competitive games in charge, Allen insists that the players need to take responsibility for the team's fortunes.

"To be fair to the manager he has done everything he can to prepare us and send us out on to the field. It's us as players who are letting everybody down at the moment," said the Liverpool midfielder.

"I can say that on behalf of all of us - me included - it just wasn't good enough and we were to blame."

Wales will resume their qualifying campaign at home to Scotland on October 12.

ID:44945: cacheID:44945:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:1860:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Chris Coleman
Read Next:
Coleman: 'Wales caved in'
>

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea86111631319
2Liverpool85302261618
3Manchester CityMan City85211631317
4Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton843185315
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs8503912-315
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd84221610614
7West Ham UnitedWest Ham84221510514
8Everton8422139414
9Brentford8332107312
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves840488012
11Leicester CityLeicester83231314-111
12Arsenal8323712-511
13Aston Villa83141212010
14Crystal Palace81521013-38
15Southampton8143610-47
16Watford8215715-87
17Leeds UnitedLeeds8134715-86
18Burnley8035513-83
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle80351019-93
20Norwich CityNorwich8026216-142

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!