Still Fighting

April 20, 2015


(This article is taken from the Alfreton Town Official site with many thanks.)

Alfreton Town manager Nicky Law took the positives from Saturday’s crucial relegation game after seeing his side held to a 2-2 draw by ten-man Welling United at the Impact Arena on Saturday.

Alfreton Town manager, Nicky Law, is well aware that his side may need a victory at The Mem next weekend.








“We set off really well – we guessed what shape they were playing and l think we were set up for it and coped with it well, but l think that [the sending off] was the worst thing that could have happened, because they were down to ten men and then we struggled” he reflected.

“We tried that little bit extra – having an extra touch, running with the ball – it didn’t work – and we defended awfully. We must not kid ourselves – Tom Flynn’s made two great saves late on.

“Looking at it on a positive slant – it’s a point, and it gives us another chance next week, but we going to have to go to Bristol and get a win, or a point if the other result goes our way – but we’re still alive, still breathing and we’ll take it to the last game.

The chances of beating the whole of Bristol on Saturday 25th April 2015 are not too high. Bristol Rovers – well – maybe.

“Tom Shaw’s had a fantastic chance – if that goes in it’s all over. l’m pleased for (Massiah) McDonald – he’s come on and got the equaliser and then we chucked everything at it – we threw everything that we had at it.

“Give Welling some credit – they’ve done really well of late – they’ve come here and played the majority of the game with ten men and obviously they are going to be a lot happier with the result than we are.”

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