Herne Bay manager Simon Halsey backs returning striker Byron Walker to hit the goal trail
Herne Bay boss Simon Halsey
hopes striker Byron Walker can quickly rekindle his scoring form
following his shock return.
Walker recently left Bay for
Stalybridge Celtic but, after playing just two games for the Blue
Square Bet North outfit, he was back at Winch’s Field.
And the striker (pictured) was back
in time to help Bay to a 3-2 win over local rivals Folkestone
Invicta on Saturday.
"All the lads wanted him back, he
is one of the boys and he adds even more to our changing room,"
"The fans love him as well and it
was great to see him back. He should have scored on Saturday and
hopefully he’ll be on the scoresheet soon.
"We talked two or three times a
week (when he left) and I said to him we had a big month coming up
and I could do with him. It all started from there.
"He loves it at Herne Bay. He will
hopefully come in and score goals because, although we are scoring
all over the park, we need a 19-25 goal striker and hopefully
that’s what he is going to be."
Bay – sitting third in Ryman
League, Division 1 South – face a tough week, in what is a tough
month of fixtures, as they travel to second-placed Dulwich Hamlet.
They are away to the same team on Tuesday for a League Cup
third round fixture.
Halsey has no injury concerns ahead of the weekend while
midfielder Billy Bennett – a recent signing from VCD – could be
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