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The week in words #16

22 December 2013

Catch up on another busy week at One Call Stadium with our regular feature ‘The Week in Words’.

MONDAY

Frontman Sam Clucas insisted our focus was firmly on our FA Cup with Budweiser match against Oldham Athletic, as opposed to a potential tie with Liverpool in Round Three. To read more, click here.

Manager Paul Cox also stated that we were still the underdogs ahead of our meeting with the Latics. To find out what else our boss had to say, click here.

TUESDAY

On a miserable night at One Call Stadium, our team bowed out of the FA Cup with Budweiser, as they succumbed to a 4-1 loss against Oldham Athletic. To read the match report, click here.

In his post-match interview, manager Paul Cox called for an urgent improvement in our players’ concentration levels, but stated that the score-line didn’t quite reflect the game. To read more, click here.

Midfielder Jamie McGuire also believed it just wasn’t our night. To find out what else the 30-year-old had to say, click here.

WEDNESDAY

Striker Calvin Andrew scored a brace, whilst Ritchie Sutton also returned to action in our 2-0 victory over Scunthorpe United in the Central League Cup. To find out more, click here.

THURSDAY

Boss Paul Cox revealed that frontmen Sam Clucas and Ben Hutchinson are set for a lengthy spells on the treatment table, due to injuries they suffered in our loss to Oldham Athletic. To read more, click here.

Our manager also called for ruthlessness ahead of our Sky Bet League Two match with Accrington Stanley. To see his pre-match press meeting in full, click here.

Finally, our youngsters opened up a three-point lead at the top of the FCYA (Midland Division), with a 2-0 victory over Boston United. To find out more, click here.

FRIDAY

Goalkeeper Liam Mitchell joined Kings Lynn Town in a bid to gain imperative first team experience. For more on this story, click here.

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SATURDAY

Our team suffered an agonising stoppage-time defeat to Accrington Stanley, which left us without a win in 12 league matches. To read the match report, click here.

Manager Paul Cox admitted he was ‘gutted’ with the manner in which we lost the game. For more of his post-match thoughts, click here.

Defender John McCombe, who scored twice on his return to the starting line-up, admitted that we need to defend better if we want to win football matches. To read more, click here.


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