Following Saturday’s 1-0 league defeat to Needham Market, manager Bren Kelly spoke to the club’s media team.
Reflecting on the game, Bren commented: “I thought we did enough in the first half to be at least two goals ahead, but we were not clinical enough in front of goal, which is disappointing because I felt our general play was good and I cannott remember Tony making many saves, if any in fact.
“Second half we came out and, again, I thought we started well for 10 minutes, but then got sloppy and reckless with our game.
“Bad decisions and a huge lack of concentration on our part gifted them a goal; overall I feel we have, yet again, gifted another team a goal and I think we beat ourselves.”
Talking about the news of defender Tom Taylor choosing to leave the club, Bren commented: “His departure has surprised me. However, he stated he will struggle to commit to the squad.
“He said he needed time off but I understand he has signed for a side on his doorstep, with a lot less commitment. It’s a shame, but we wish him well.”
Bren also had a few words to say regarding midfielder John Pykett, who said farewell to Sporting before moving to Australia: “He’s a brilliant man, with character and honesty flowing through his veins.
“He has been a big part of the club’s progression; never a bit of trouble, never missed training, always available, always reliable and I wish him every success in his move Down Under.”
He also looked ahead to Tuesday’s Southern League Cup game versus Bedworth United: “On Tuesday, we need to get our tails up again and to do that, we need to work hard and win the game.
“This run of games without a win at home is hurting me and it must stop.”