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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Beadle: Even With All The Changes We Were Expected To Win


Following last night's 4-0 County Cup win over Holme Lacy, Bulls Boss Pete Beadle spoke to Radio Hereford FC's Keith Hall.

“We put a few things right at half time,” said Beadle.

“As much as it’s nice to keep possession of the football, against teams like Holme Lacy, for us it’s about getting the ball forward quicker.

“Once you make a few passes in the middle of the pitch, they’ve got 10 men behind the ball, and it doesn’t matter who you’re playing against, it’s really hard to break down.

“I thought the first goal was exceptional, but we just talked about instead of playing that extra pass in the middle of the park, let’s get it down the side and use Jamie’s athleticism and ability to run behind people.

“It finished four, but it could have been eight, seven, ten if we had actually finished it off.

“It was a much more productive second half in the fact that we created many more chances than we did first half.

“First half the movement was good, the ball retention was good, the tempo was alright but not quite there.

“But second half it was all there, we introduced the kids and nothing changed. They came on and got into the tempo straightaway. 

“It was a good second half performance.”

Hall then commented on Holme Lacy’s vocal support, who at one point were chanting ‘Beadle’s getting sacked in the morning’:

“I think they were great, and the whole club has been great.

“They’ve conducted themselves superbly on and off the pitch and apparently I’m getting sacked in the morning which is news to me! 

“If they come and throw the towel in it makes it less of an interesting game. Of course we’re expected to win it, and even with all the changes we’re expected to win it. But we’ve still got to go and win it and that’s never easy.

“We’re delighted to have got through, they’ll be happy with their day and their supporters certainly seemed to enjoy themselves.”