Captain's rallying cry to team-mates

PUBLISHED: 17:46 20 March 2008 | UPDATED: 22:12 26 October 2009

Potters Bar captain George Sifonios

Potters Bar captain George Sifonios

SCHOLARS captain George Sifonios has called for his team-mates to grow up and take responsibility after they slumped to a disappointing 2-0 defeat at Aveley last Saturday. The 23-year-old midfielder missed the game due to a hip injury, but watched as Po

SCHOLARS captain George Sifonios has called for his team-mates to "grow up and take responsibility" after they slumped to a disappointing 2-0 defeat at Aveley last Saturday.

The 23-year-old midfielder missed the game due to a hip injury, but watched as Potters Bar conceded in each half and lost in Essex.

A miserable encounter against the Millers was compounded with the late sending off of Town striker Sam Adejokun for two yellow card offences.

Sifonios said: "To be honest, we played some good football, but it's the same old story week in, week out."

Too often this term Bar have played well in spells during games and not taken chances.

On more than one occasion they have been left to curse missed opportunities and given away sloppy goals to end matches empty-handed. It was the same last weekend.

"In the second half we gave away a silly free-kick outside the box from which they scored.

"A few of the players need to grow up and take responsibility," said Sifonios.

"We need to stop giving away silly free-kicks in dangerous positions."

This coming Easter weekend sees the Parkfield club play two games in the space of three days.

On Saturday they host relegation threatened Wivenhoe Town before travelling to Enfield Town on Monday.

"We are looking forward to the games this weekend," said Sifonios.

"Saturday's game with Wivenhoe is a massive game.

"Even though I think we are safe we need to make sure.

"We need to win and I'm confident we'll take the three points."

The former Wealdstone and Leyton player is hoping to return to first team action for both of these fixtures following a hip injury.

"I hope to be fit again for Saturday and if selected by the gaffer will be back in the line up.


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