Following FC Halifax Town’s 2-0 win over King’s Lynn Town, manager Pete Wild spoke to Shaymen TV to give his thoughts on the game.
“I’m really pleased,” Wild said. “Yes, there was a little bit of added pressure this evening, but King’s Lynn have come and sat in and they tried to make it difficult for us. In the first half they did make it difficult for us. We didn’t keep hold of the ball as well as we should have, but when you come up against a back five, at times back seven, it is difficult. So I’m really pleased with the result and both tactically and technically we worked really hard to get the result.”
It took just over an hour for Town to get the opening goal courtesy of Matty Warburton finding the back of the net for his second goal in the last two games.
“We went to more of a 4-2-4,” Wild told Shaymen TV. “We bumped Warby up to give us more threat going forward. There was no space to play through them so we had to make runs beyond them and that was how we created the first goal.”
Jack Vale netted the final goal of the game after latching onto a poor throw from King’s Lynn moments after having an effort cleared off of the line.
“I’m pleased for Jack,” Wild said. “We brought him in to do the number nine role, but Billy has been that good that Jack hasn’t had the opportunity to play there. I thought Billy needed a break and it was a great opportunity to put Jack through the middle and he’s scored. The two times we’ve played him through the middle he has scored.”
Town have a short break from league action as they travel to Bradford Park Avenue in the FA Trophy third round proper.
“We’re looking forward to it,” Wild told Shaymen TV. “It’s a competition I want to do well in. It’s certainly a competition we’ll be looking to take very seriously and the team will reflect that.”
Watch the full interview on Shaymen TV.
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