Herne Bay manager Simon Halsey hopes additiion of new faces will lead to an improvement in form
Herne Bay manager Simon Halsey is hoping some new faces
will spark his side back into life.
Halsey was disappointed with his team’s lack of creativity after
last Saturday’s 2-0 FA Trophy home defeat by Chatham, a result
which left Bay with a record of one goal, one draw and two defeats
in their last three matches.
But Halsey insisted: "It’s not all gloom and doom. We’ve got
some new players coming in and hopefully they will make the others
pull their socks up a bit and put some fresh impetus into their
Dan Wisker, Bay’s new signing from Whitstable, was due to make
his debut in Wednesday’s surprise Kent Senior Cup win
over Dover Athletic.
Halsey was annoyed that the midfielder had been unable to play
against Chatham on Saturday because of what the Bay manager
considered to be his former club’s poor handling of the
Halsey was expecting a more straightforward process over the
signing of Dover central defender Sean Raggett, who was due to move
to Winch’s Field on a month’s loan after last night’s cup tie.
Halsey is also optimistic that soldier Robert Storrie, who has
been posted to Canterbury, will receive his international clearance
in the next few days having previously played for Morton in
Halsey added: "I am also in talks with one or two other players
and the fact that players are interested in coming here shows we
must be doing something right.
"And, if you had offered me the choice of beating Chatham in the
Trophy or picking up three points against Walton & Hersham this
Saturday, I would definitely have taken the latter.
"My priority is to get as many points as possible as quickly as
possible to ensure we stay in this league next season."
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