Manager Lloyd delighted with Hatfield's response since Royston defeat

PUBLISHED: 16:56 10 December 2008 | UPDATED: 22:06 26 October 2009

Hatfield Town boss Trevor Lloyd

Hatfield Town boss Trevor Lloyd

BLUEBOYS manager Trevor Lloyd has been delighted with the response of his players in the last few weeks following last month s 4-0 defeat at home to Royston. Hatfield defeated high-fliers Bedford Town Reserves 1-0 at Herns Lane on Saturday to leapfrog the

BLUEBOYS manager Trevor Lloyd has been delighted with the response of his players in the last few weeks following last month's 4-0 defeat at home to Royston.

Hatfield defeated high-fliers Bedford Town Reserves 1-0 at Herns Lane on Saturday to leapfrog them into third place in Division One of the Spartan South Midlands League.

Speaking after Saturday's victory, Town boss Lloyd said: "Some of the players let me down against Royston, but I have been delighted by their reactions since.

"We have had a couple of tight games, and we have had to adapt to how the opposition play, but we have got the wins.

"I have got no complaints from the game. We knew they were a tough side to beat, and we knew we had to get in their faces.

"I think 1-0 flattered them a bit, but I am just happy that we won again."

Since the drubbing against the Crows, Lloyd's men have gone on to defeat Winslow and Bedford in the league and Bovingdon in the Herts Senior Centenary Trophy.

Lloyd added: "We have kicked on since the Royston game, and I think we have learnt from our mistakes.

"We have had three really tough games and have performed very well, so I'm obviously delighted with that.

"We have to ensure we keep on winning, and we defend really well.

"Today (Saturday) I thought our back four were superb. John McGrandles and Gary Coley complement each other fantastically."

Town visit Cranfield United on Saturday.


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