Duo's rocket helps City gun down Jets
PUBLISHED: 14:10 20 April 2008 | UPDATED: 22:12 26 October 2009
MANAGEMENT duo Dave Lewis and Graham Willis revealed that a half-time rocket spurred WGC s players to victory in the Herts Charity Cup against Oxhey Jets. The Citizens won 2-1 on Thursday night after going in at the break 1-0 down – something that the man
MANAGEMENT duo Dave Lewis and Graham Willis revealed that a half-time rocket spurred WGC's players to victory in the Herts Charity Cup against Oxhey Jets.
The Citizens won 2-1 on Thursday night after going in at the break 1-0 down - something that the managers were less than impressed with.
Caretaker boss Lewis said: "The first half was just not good enough and at the break we let the players know that in no uncertain terms.
Willis added: "We knew it wasn't near the standard we expect, and we demanded an improvement, which we got."
The team switched things round with a couple of substitutions and it seemed to swing the cup tie in their favour as they scored through Craig Tomkins and man of the match Jackson Fossi.
"I think we missed Griggsy's creativity (Dan Griggs) in the middle, but the win was well deserved," said the WGC boss.
"It was a sound performance, although I was somewhat disappointed in the performance of the referee.
"I think it took him about 51 minutes to give a decision in our favour!"
The Citizens will now face Tring Athletic in the final at County Ground in Letchworth next Tuesday, April 29, and Lewis is optimistic of his side's chances.
"There's no reason why we can't go on and win the cup now," he said.
"We should have more players available, and if we perform like we did in the second half, we'll win," he said.
"We're enjoying ourselves managing the team, and it would be a great end to the season if we could win the silverware.
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