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Tonbridge Angels move out of Skrill South relegation zone ahead of clash with Hayes & Yeading

20 March 2014

Tonbridge Angels manager Tommy Warrilow Picture Gary Browne

Tonbridge Angels manager Tommy Warrilow Picture: Gary Browne

Four points, two clean sheets – the only two of the season in the league – and a move out of the Skrill South relegation zone.

It had been a good week for Tonbridge Angels boss Tommy Warrilow as his players headed into Thursday night's home showdown against Hayes & Yeading.

Warrilow’s side climbed to 18th, a point clear of the bottom three, after Tuesday night’s goalless draw at Basingstoke.

That point and the three they earned for the 1-0 defeat of Weston-super-Mare last Saturday – the Angels’ first win since February 17 – has enabled the side to make a move in the right direction.

But you won’t hear Warrilow getting carried away by it. Yes, he is impressed but he knows the threat of relegation is still real.

He said: “It was only last week that we had just a point to show from our past five games (from the 1-1 draw against Bishop’s Stortford) and we had lost four of them.

“It’s great to pick up four (points) but there is so much football left to play – every point is vital at this stage of the season. We need to just focus one game at a time. We know our destiny is in our own hands and we just have to deal with it.

“It’s no good thinking what might have been at this stage – we have just got to keep looking forward and get on with it.”

Tonbridge travel to Whitehawk on Saturday before hosting  Gosport Borough on Tuesday.

Phil Appiah and Chris Piper are both due to return from suspension for the Whitehawk match.

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