John Gregory: Crawley Town manager to consider his position

John Gregory
Gregory led Crawley to 14th place in League One last season

Crawley Town manager John Gregory says he will consider his own position after a run of only one win in six games.

The Reds are currently 15th in the League One table, just four points above the relegation zone.

He told BBC Surrey: "If my players play to their best every week, we should threaten the top six. I am getting too many inconsistent performances.

"I'll have to look at myself. It bothers me enormously and it is not good enough."

Former Aston Villa boss Gregory took over at Crawley in December last year, returning to management in England for the first time since his sacking by QPR in 2007.

Crawley Town manager John Gregory:
"I'll have to have a long hard look at myself in what I am doing in my particular job at the moment. I am not getting as much as I should from these players."

He led the West Sussex club to a 14th-place finish last season, but there was a large turnover of players over the summer, with only three members of last year's squad remaining at the club.

Gregory spoke of his frustrations with Crawley's current results following Saturday's 1-1 draw at home to bottom club Crewe.

"I want it to be better than this and I want us to be winning matches," the 60-year-old said.

"I can't handle the inability to win games that you should win and that you dominate. You saw in the second half how well people performed. I need that over 90 minutes.

"I need to beat teams like Crewe - with respect to Crewe. They were hardly in it in the second half and that's how it should have been from the first minute."

Gregory added: "I have to think 'is it me?'

"I'll have to have a long hard look at myself in what I am doing in my particular job at the moment. I am not getting as much as I should from these players."

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