Bar boss rues Redbridge goal

PUBLISHED: 18:48 01 April 2008 | UPDATED: 21:01 26 October 2009

Steve Browne

Steve Browne

BOSS Steve Browne thought his Potters Bar Town side did enough to at least get a draw after their 1-0 defeat to Redbridge at the weekend. His team lost out to a first-half goal from the Motormen. The Scholars failed to find the back of the net for the six

BOSS Steve Browne thought his Potters Bar Town side did enough to at least get a draw after their 1-0 defeat to Redbridge at the weekend.

His team lost out to a first-half goal from the Motormen.

The Scholars failed to find the back of the net for the sixth time in eight games.

After the encounter Browne said: "Again we created chances and we weren't the worst team on the day.

"I thought we controlled the game for long spells, had glorious chances to win the game or even get a point and we didn't take them again."

It has been a familiar story this season with Bar failing to capitalise in games when they have been on top.

Browne felt his team are competing well with others on the field who had more funds available to them.

"If you look at those kind of clubs they have more money at their disposal than what we do," said Browne.

"We are competing with them and do not look like a team that's struggling footballing-wise.

"These teams can go out and pay the extra money for people."

Finding a goalscorer has proven to be a tough task for the former Aveley manager.

"It's been difficult to get in a goalscorer at this time of the season.

"If players are scoring goals they are already with clubs," he said.

Browne joined Potters Bar Town at the start of the current season.

He took over when former manager Andy Leese left to join Chesham United.

The entire squad from last term also left, so Browne has had to rebuild and bring in a whole new set of playing staff at Parkfield.

It looks like the Scholars will end the season just above the relegation places in the Ryman League Division One North.

"People say it's been a poor season, but if we survive it's been a decent season from what's been available to me," said Browne.

"To my players' credit, I've had a few goes at them this season and they have come back.

"They lack experience in a few areas and they will get better.


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