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FC United: Dressing Room Is Buzzing

Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Wed 26 Oct 2016
Posted in First Team

Jordan Sinnott admitted the dressing room was a great place to be after FC Halifax Town made it seven consecutive victories in all competitions.

Two goals from Tom Denton and a strike from Sinnott himself in the club’s first match at the MBi Shay for over 3 weeks all but wrapped up the game by the half-time whistle against FC United of Manchester.

“The lads and staff are delighted with that performance” said Sinnott, speaking to Shaymen Player HD after the game, “This was our game in hand and a great chance for us to keep the pressure on at the top of the league, therefore it was vital we got the result and keep this great run going.”

“It’s felt like ages since we’ve played in front of our own fans but it was a terrific atmosphere. They got behind us from the word go and I’m glad we could reward them with that performance- in particular the first half” said Sinnott.

Town’s 3rd goal summed up how Billy Heath’s side have been playing in recent weeks. Liam King initiated a counter attack from a United corner with a wonderful cross-field ball to Alex Simmons who played in an overlapping Josh Wilde- the left-back cut a wonderful ball across the box for Sinnott to slot home into the bottom right corner.

“The gaffer installed it into us before the game to go out and attack and to keep playing the way we have done. With 6 wins prior to this our tails are up; we’ve played some great football of late and we did that again against United. We know we can score goals with the attacking threat we have and it’s great that we managed to put them away again tonight” said Sinnott.

The 3-1 victory means the Shaymen rise to 3rd in the table, 7 points from the summit. Sinnott did however feel the teams second half performance was the only slight disappointment on an otherwise brilliant performance.

“We were excellent in the first half but we did dip in the second half, which was to be expected given the score-line”, admitted Sinnott, “We got a bit sloppy, not getting tight to them and giving possession away. United started to create a bit more because and ultimately that’s how they scored. You’re always disappointed to give away a clean sheet but it’s more important that we got the win.”

Watch the full interview on Shaymen Player HD right now.



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