Welwyn Garden City boss Adam Fisher gives his thoughts ahead of Citizens’ Premier Division Cup final clash

PUBLISHED: 17:24 05 April 2016 | UPDATED: 17:24 05 April 2016

WGC FC manager Adam Fisher

WGC FC manager Adam Fisher


Adam Fisher believes lifting the Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division Cup would be an “outstanding” achievement for his newly-assembled Welwyn Garden City squad.

Embarking on their first season back in the top tier of SSML football after six years away, the Citizens head to Biggleswade United’s Second Meadow tonight (Wednesday) looking to topple promotion-chasing Hoddesdon Town to take the trophy.

WGC have had an up-and-down season in the league and currently sit 10th with nine games to play, however their cup heroics have got them to two finals - the Premier Division Cup and League Challenge Trophy.

Having secured a league and cup double last season with a different squad, the boss has been impressed with his side’s togetherness this year after their summer makeover.

Fisher told the WHT: “As a club we are really looking forward to it, It is obviously a massive game for the club and a real opportunity to add some more silverware to the cabinet after our successful season last year.

“This is pretty much a brand new side and for them to achieve something as a new group would be outstanding in our first season together at this level.

“We are on a really good run of form at the moment having won five and drawn one of our last seven games and we know if we turn up and defend well and play how we have been recently then we are confident we will get the right result.

Their opponents’ form has slightly dipped in recent weeks, culminating with a home draw with third-bottom Colney Heath last Saturday, but Fisher believes it will be who wants it more on the day.

He continued: “We are under no illusions how difficult the task is going to be though, Hoddesdon are a good side who are run properly and are rightly so in the top two in the league.

“However, Hoddesdon have had a small blip over the last few weeks but a cup final is a cup final and form counts for nothing on the day and think it will be a great game for both set of supporters and any neutrals that are at the game.”

The cup final kicks off at 7.45pm.

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