CC upbeat and positive
He was happy with what he saw from his youngsters. 'They were not afraid of it. We certainly did enough not to lose the game but good luck to Hartlepool and we wish them all the best.
'That game was worth 20 reserve games for the kids he said.
City now await the return of their international players as they start their preparation for the double header in South Yorkshire with two tough games at Barnsley this Saturday followed by a trip to Doncaster next Tuesday.