Date: 10th December 2015 at 9:31am
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Manager Gary Johnson has called on the Cheltenham side to keep the goals coming, as even though they are the highest scorers in the National League he still wants us to be more clinical.

In quotes carried by the Western Daily Press, presumably from his post game press conference following the three one Chester victory that took our season tally to 49, Johnson said that he was pleased to see the club being well on track for the target of 100 that he called for.

‘Billy has got his goalscoring boots on at the moment. Funnily enough, he keeps missing the goal all week in training and seems to save his best form for games. I can’t hammer him all week for missing because if he starts scoring then he will probably start missing in games. He gives us a constant threat and is a thorn in any opposition’s side. We have big Wrighty up there with him and Andrija Novakovich as well now.’

Johnson went on to say that with Ryan Jennings and the others in midfield, we have a good goal threat all over the park in his eyes and he knows the sides battling for a League Two slot next season all have threats like that themselves, so it’s important Cheltenham keep on in that vein.

‘We have shown that we are enough of a threat in each game and are scoring enough goals to know that we are going to be very, very close. Danny deserved his goal on Saturday as he had his best game for a long time. He had a bit of a problem with his quad, but he showed how fit he is and how much he wants to be in the team. His work rate was magnificent and his strength in taking on two big centre halves for most of the game on his own was terrific. He showed fantastic strength and was our target man who played a fantastic target man’s game and allowed us to get our runners off him. He was the pivot of our attack. It’s nice to get the goals and to get them in front of your fans as well. Goals don’t seem to be a problem for us at the moment.’

Sitting top of the National League pile with 50 points, four clear of Forest Green (albeit they have a game in hand) and seven clear of Dover who we have a game in hand on, it’s certainly looking good so far.

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