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Boston: All About Momentum At This Stage

Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Sun 5 Mar 2017
Posted in First Team

FC Halifax Town managed to stretch their unbeaten run to eight games but it was in disappointing fashion after Billy Heath’s side could only manage a 0-0 draw with struggling Boston United.

In a game that was largely void of many clear-cut chances the Halifax manager sent on creative midfielder Jordan Sinnott in hopes he could spark the game into live but unfortunately it just wasn’t The Shaymen’s night, and it was an evening that Sinnott admits left him disappointed.

“It was frustrating. You can see from the first half we didn’t really start as well as we could do and I think that once you don’t start right in games it’s hard to pick it up. Like the Worcester game and obviously today. But we must take the positives, it’s a point of course we wanted three but the results around us have gone our way so it’s a bit of a missed chance but it’s not the end of the world to be fair, at least we haven’t come away empty handed.

The midfielder was one of the stand out performers in the first half of the season, consistently coMBining well with the attacking players to link up play and having the ability to score a goal himself made him an important feature in Halifax’s arsenal. However, he was unfortunately forced out of the side due to injury and has struggled to nail down a first team slot since his return.

With the Shaymen in such good form, it is easy to see why the manager may be apprehensive about changing the side but this is something that Sinnott can appreciate.

“It’s all about the team. Whether I’m on the bench or starting it’s good to help the team, couldn’t do it today but I’ve been out for two months now so it’s been frustrating for me losing my place through injury. But the lads have been spot on winning six in seven so you can’t fault them for that. It was a really good effort but we’re still unbeaten and we’ll go again Tuesday.”

The mood coming out of The MBi Shay Stadium was obviously one of disappointment with many backing Heath’s side to come out comfortable victors. Yet the team’s unbeaten record goes on and with results going the right way as for as Halifax are concerned the push for promotion is still strong. As the 23-year old explains, in this league everyone will drop points somewhere.

“It’s all about momentum this stage of the season, you want to carry on going and you don’t want to lose points. Occasionally we’ll drop points, you can’t win every game that just doesn’t happen, teams above us will do that everyone drops points somewhere but if you’re not losing I think it’s a bonus.”


Next up for Sinnott and his teammates will be Alfreton Town, a side Halifax have still to play this season due to constant postponements. The midfielder was keen to stress that it’s up to the team now to take advantage of this game in hand when they travel to the Impact Arena on Tuesday the 7th of March.

Watch the full interview on Shaymen Player 

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