Hythe Town boss Scott Porter ready to curb his language and avoid another touchline ban
Hythe Town boss Scott Porter knows he must mind his language in
order to stay on the right side of the Ryman League's strict code
Porter will be back in the dug-out at
Reachfields on Saturday for the visit of Maidstone United – a third
successive Kent derby – after completing a four-match touchline ban
with the 3-2 defeat at Faversham on New Year’s Day.
He said: “Thank God it’s over because it
has been so frustrating. I am a passionate person, who wants to
scream and shout and put my points across to the players but what
comes out of my mouth – that is the problem.
“I know I have got to try and stop it
because it is costing me a lot of money and I don’t want to be
sitting in the stands again.”
Porter’s ban followed his dismissal from
the dug-out in the 1-1 draw against the Stones in early October,
which proved the catalyst behind Hythe’s surge up the Division 1
South table, taking them from bottom to third in the space of the
He said: “It’s a big week for us and we
fell at the first hurdle at Faversham.
“It’s a big game in front of a big crowd
and we will be looking to turn Maidstone over and get our season
back on track. They are up there to be shot at and that’s where we
want to be.
“We won’t have a better chance to get
out of this league than this season when everybody is beating each
Porter blamed the defeat at Salters Lane
on three individual mistakes.
Hythe are away to Thamesmead in the Kent
Senior Cup on Tuesday.
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