BBC Sport football

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

Related BBC sites

Page last updated at 17:03 GMT, Sunday, 13 April 2008 18:03 UK

McCall bemoans Thistle finishing

Partick Thistle manager Ian McCall
McCall was frustrated to see his side miss good chances

Partick Thistle manager Ian McCall was left to rue a number of missed opportunities as Rangers dumped his team out of the Scottish Cup.

"I counted six or seven good chances we had to score," he told BBC Sport after the 2-0 replay defeat at Firhill.

"But when we missed the penalty, you begin to think 'maybe this is not going to be our day'.

"I'm proud of the players because they passed the ball as best they could on a terrible pitch."

Former Celtic midfielder Simon Donnelly missed a second half penalty after Nacho Novo and Chris Burke had given the visitors a half time lead.

The same player hit the crossbar with the goal at his mercy, while Marc Twaddle failed to find an unguarded net from 20 yards early in the game.

"On the day, Rangers put the ball in the net and we didn't," added McCall. "You need a bit of luck and we didn't have it."




see also
Partick Thistle 0-2 Rangers
13 Apr 08 |  Scottish Cups


related bbc links:

related internet links:
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

BBC iD

Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2020 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.