Whitstable Town manager Nicky Southall expects big performance from his side after week to forget
Nicky Southall expects a “big performance” from his Whitstable
side when promotion-chasing Leatherhead visit The Belmont on
Town slipped back into the bottom three in Ryman League,
Division 1 South after a 5-1 humbling at fellow strugglers
Corinthian Casuals on Saturday and stayed there with a 2-0 reverse
at title-chasing Maidstone on Tuesday.
Southall (pictured) said: “I’ve got a feeling we’re in for a big
performance from the lads and I’ll be disappointed if we don’t get
The Town boss revealed the players would be “putting their
hands in their pockets” after the disappointing defeat at
Town allowed a 1-0 lead to slip and the Whitstable fans who made
the trip to support their side are being offered free entry to the
Southall said: “It’s the least we could do. We are better than
that and I wasn’t happy. I can’t ask people to travel around the
country to watch us play like that.”
The Town boss was, however, encouraged by the response at
Maidstone on Tuesday night, saying: “Hopefully we can build on that
in the games to come against Leatherhead, Faversham and the other
top teams in the weeks to come.”
He added: “We have got a massive 12 games coming up and we need
four or five wins as soon as possible. We are capable of getting
those points to get us away from the foot of the table, because
it’s not nice to be down there."
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