We were put under the cosh
but the history books say we came away with a clean sheet.
PUT UNDER THE COSH
Tadhg Beirne of Munster is tackled by Castres' Loic Jacquet
Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger should throw out this irrational, unfair initiative before Cleveland Police's credibility is again put under the cosh
|BATTLE: Saints are put under the cosh
in yesterday's game
They were soon put under the cosh
by Brooks, who picked up his 50th Championship wicket of the season when Mark Stoneman chipped a simple catch to mid-off.
Certainly, given Wales were expecting to be put under the cosh
in Kiev with some fearing a chasing in the old Eastern Bloc, this was nothing of the sort.
Wales have got the ability but, at the moment, I feel they don't produce it unless they have been put under the cosh
and have no alternative other than chance their arm.
And while they were put under the cosh
by Bolton in the opening stages, when busy Liam Feeney thumped a shot against a post, they stood firm, stuck to their system and turned things around, to the delight of their 2,221 travelling fans in a 15,969 crowd.
Bermingham said: "The first-half was decent but in the second-half we were put under the cosh
and we need to be better - we need to be better organised, we were a bit ragged.
Having survived a tricky third-round tie against MK Dons, Wigan were put under the cosh
early on by one of the top-flight's in-form sides.
If the home fans were worried about being put under the cosh
from a confident Liverpool side, with Chelsea, like they did against Arsenal, happy to stay compact and hit on the counter, they were in for a pleasant surprise.
Top of North Wales Divison Two, Dolgellau went into the game against the side starting the day at the summit of Division Three as favourites, but were put under the cosh
for long periods.
Even more encouraging for Pardew was the improvement in his back four, who were so pathetic when put under the cosh
at Broadhall Way.
This week in the House of Common the coalition Government and particularly the Tory element will be put under the cosh
by its own back benchers as it attempts a somewhat feeble attempt at preserving national sovereignty over the EU.
TABLE topping Evesham United boss Paul West praised his troops this week after being put under the cosh