White vows to bounce back for Boro

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Scarborough Athletic keeper Jason White has held his hands up for his part in the 2-1 defeat at Sutton Coldfield on Saturday.

The former Mansfield man felt that he could have done better for both of the goals that sent Boro home pointless.

White has vowed to put this setback firmly behind him now, with his focus being on redemption when Boro host Belper Town on Saturday.

Errors weren’t White’s only contribution to the game though as he made some fantastic first-half saves to send Boro in level at 0-0.

“Saturday’s defeat was my fault, I made two poor decisions and it cost us,” said White.

“It is so disappointing when you go back into the changing room, all your teammates are exhausted and the blame for defeat lies on your shoulders.

“I have no excuses. I have my standards and when something like that happens it hurts.

“It might affect other keepers when they go out again for the next game, but it won’t bother me. I’ll just try harder and harder.

“It may have bothered me when I was a little bit younger, but I’ll be focused on keeping that clean-sheet on Saturday.”

After Saturday’s set-back White is still confident that Boro can maintain their aims of reaching the Evo-Stik play-offs.

He added: “I haven’t come to Scarborough to finish eighth or ninth in the table, I want to be involved in the play-offs and I am confident that we can be.

“There are a lot of games still to play this season and we just need to get back into that rich vein of form that we were in.

“We have the quality at our disposal and at times this season we have been unplayable.

“I think the fans have a massive part to play as well.

“That support we have received at Bridlington has been amazing, it really picks the lads up.

“A lot of teams have been shell-shocked when they have seen the backing that we have, some can’t cope with it.

“If we can make it into the play-offs then I don’t think anyone will fancy taking us on, especially with so many fanatical supporters cheering us on.”