Last season's beaten play-off finalists now face back-to-back games against promotion contenders MK Dons and Leicester City. And McAllister admitted that the defeat to Colchester left him at the lowest ebb of his managerial career.
"It's not nice and I'm not enjoying it," he added. "We've got a fantastic support here who must be feeling it as well.
"But I'm going to keep going. When you're in these situations as a player or a manager you've just got to grind it out and get to the other end.
"There's no point sitting in the corner and sulking."
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