Date: 24th December 2013 at 3:47pm
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Neil Howarth has said the players should feel proud of themselves following our two nil victory over Fleetwood last weekend.

Goals from Brown and McGlashan at both extremes of the 90 minutes handed us all three points and extended our unbeaten run to 10 matches, and at almost the half way point of the season we now sit only nine points off top place which is a good position to be in given the start that we had to the league campaign this season.

Speaking to the Official Site following the game, it was all about 35 seconds for our assistant.

‘We scored after 35 seconds and then scored 35 seconds before the end of the game but we dominated the 90 in between and I think the lads deserve a pat on the back. The conditions probably weren’t as bad as they were last week but we managed to keep a decent enough high line defensively, we kept the ball well and we managed to get up the pitch well. I think when you controlled it like we did in the first half and in the second then it doesn’t matter what the conditions are.’

Howarth goes on to say that he feels the players are really showing their quality and form now, especially those who have struggled to impose themselves so far this season but the unbeaten run – whilst a few more wins would’ve been nice – seems to have given everyone a boost and there is a real trust within the camp at the moment and the players are making the right decisions at the right times and it’s paying off for us.

Given Fleetwood’s own form and aspirations Howarth knows the victory is even better given how high in the table they were sitting, and the three points have really put us in a good position to both approach the festive fixtures as well as the New Year as we are only now a few games off where we really wanted to be this campaign in terms of the play off spots so it’s onwards and upwards now, and the confidence for the players should really be evident especially if we can keep this run going.