I was disappointed to go out of the Integro League Cup on Tuesday night at the second round stage. Leading 3-2 with just a minute of added time to play, we conceded a goal that certainly looked well offside and then lost 5-4 on penalties.
We are in Buildbase FA Trophy action today, travelling to Derbyshire to take on Alfreton Town in the final qualifying round of this competition.
We have made progress in two cup competitions this week.
Today we take a break from the league as we take on Ramsbottom United in the Buildbase FA Trophy at the second round qualifying stage.
Like most people, I was disappointed to learn yesterday that our top of the table game at Shaw Lane on Monday had been postponed, as the BBC may be using Shaw Lane as the venue for their Emirates FA Cup 2nd Round Draw programme.
I was very pleased that we were able to keep our excellent run going this week with a 3-0 home victory over Halesowen Town in the Evo-Stik Premier Division and progressing in the Integro League Cup on penalties after the game had finished in a 3-3 draw.
Four points from two contrasting games this week continues the excellent run that we have been on.
Tuesday night’s 3-0 win at Hednesford confirmed that we are developing as a team. The clean sheet was the most pleasing thing for me in what was an all-round superb team performance.
It’s back to Evo-Stik Premier Division action today as we travel to Leicestershire to take on Barwell, which is the first of three long trips that we have to undertake in eight days.
Two victories over the August bank holiday weekend meant that we finished the opening month of the season on a…
We go into the bank holiday weekend looking to build on our first win of the campaign on Tuesday night against Whitby Town.
One point from two games is obviously not the start that we were looking for in our opening matches of…
Today is the big day… the start of the new season and a home game against Stafford Rangers at 3pm.