NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Wisbech Town smash NINE past hapless Sleaford Town in biggest win for 21 years - but boss Dick Creasey isn't happy!
PUBLISHED: 15:20 16 August 2017 | UPDATED: 15:29 16 August 2017
Dick Creasey admits he was disappointed to see Wisbech Town concede a goal last night - despite watching them smash NINE past Sleaford Town.
Doubles from Alex Beck, Josh Ford and Kieran Hamilton and further strikes from Harry Baldry, Jon Fairweather and Michael Frew fired the Fenmen to their biggest win since an 11-1 success at Clacton in the 1996/97 season, but boss Creasey bemoaned a lack of concentration that prevented them from keeping their first clean sheet of the season.
“It’s one of the better performances but they’re not the best side we’ve come up against, if I’m honest,” he said.
“But, as they say, you can only beat what’s in front of you and we probably could have had another nine.
“I’m really disappointed to concede a goal. That’s been playing on my mind.
“It was a lack of discipline and you want clean sheets from these games but it’s another three points.”
The Wisbech boss also said that his side’s big win was the perfect tonic for a disappointing weekend that saw them slip to a 1-0 defeat at Desborough Town.
“It was good to bounce back with a win like that,” he said.
“Saturday was a strange one because Desborough went and lost 5-0 at home to Leicester Nirvana last night.
“If you know the UCL and how it works you know that those sorts of things happen so I don’t see a clear winner this season.
“You just have to keep being consistent and you’ll be around at the top at the end of the season.”
The Fenmen will hope to continue their free-scoring form over into the FA Cup this Saturday, when higher-level Spalding United are the visitors to the Elgoods Fenland Stadium (3pm).
“I had them watched in midweek; they’re a big, strong, good side so we’re going to have to be at our best to get something from the game,” Creasey added.
“But I can promise you that we will be giving everything we have got to make sure that our name is in the hat come Monday afternoon.”