Bar players fighting for their futures

PUBLISHED: 18:06 24 April 2008 | UPDATED: 21:31 26 October 2009

Scholars captain George Sifonios in action against Brentwood

Scholars captain George Sifonios in action against Brentwood

CAPTAIN George Sifonios said he and his Potters Bar team-mates are fighting for their futures at the club after a 2-0 defeat to Brentwood Town last Saturday. Following a poor all-round performance in their final home game of the league campaign, Sifonios

Potters Bar Town captain George Sifonios

CAPTAIN George Sifonios said he and his Potters Bar team-mates are fighting for their futures at the club after a 2-0 defeat to Brentwood Town last Saturday.

Following a poor all-round performance in their final home game of the league campaign, Sifonios believes he and his fellow players need to show they are good enough to remain at the Parkfield club next term.

Sifonios said: "We are all fighting for our futures at Potters Bar Town.

"We didn't do well on Saturday, so we need to prove to the gaffer that we are good enough to stay."

The Scholars conceded the first goal after just 59 seconds and were two down just before the break.

Essex play-off hopefuls Brentwood did enough in the second half to hold on and claim all three points.

Skipper Sifonios added: "It was a really bad performance, only a couple of the lads played well.

"They got the early goal and it set us up on the back foot from the beginning.

"It was the last home game of the season and I was disappointed with my own performance.

"The players were upset they let the gaffer down."

Prior to that match Bar had gone three games unbeaten and went into the fixture on the back of a 2-1 away win at Waltham Abbey.

"We did not play as well as we had done in the last three games where we had been unbeaten," said Sifonios.

"After the win at Waltham Abbey and making sure we were safe we should have been confident.

"They had a bit more to play for, we just did not match them for desire but we never go out to play badly.

"We lacked a bit of desire and we should have wanted to stop them."

The Scholars now need to forget about that performance and focus on a difficult away game to second in the table AFC Sudbury this Saturday.

Suffolk side Sudbury will prove to be tough opponents at the weekend but Bar want to finish the campaign on a high.

Sifonios said: "We want to go out and finish the season with a bang, the way we hope to start next season.


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