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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Beadle Post Bishops Cleeve



Hereford FC manager Peter Beadle spoke to the press following the 4-0 away victory at Bishop's Cleeve.

On the game.

"Never going to be easy. A lot of people would have looked at it today and looked a potential banana skin. Surface had lots of grass on it, it's usually quite bare but pitch played quite well. Was bobbly but we've played on worse. All about attitude and state of mind and how we apply ourselves, and I thought we applied ourselves first half fantastically."

On second and third placed sides Tiverton and Evesham both losing yesterday.

"People will have looked at this and said it would be a difficult day for us. If we hadn't applied ourselves properly then it could have been. As I've said before, that's not the way I do it here. Yes we know they both slipped up yesterday, yes we knew what the prizes would be if we win today, we give ourselves more of a gap and more breathing space. That's irrelevant, I want to come here and win. Irrelevant of the points and where it puts us, I want to win the game and win it well. First half we were great. Just like Yate, a bit of a lull start of the second-half but then it clicked again. Like every other week it could have been a few more."

On the unbeaten league run.

"Delighted. As I've said always, we try to win every game. We never try and play any other way aside from trying to win it. It's never easy. Bishop Cleeve made it tough for us today. They're a good young side. Real good attitude about them, tried to play the right way. In the end we had a bit too much physicality and nous for them on the day. Happy to keep on winning. Clean sheet is a bonus. Love my clean sheets and that's a nice one today for us here. We've come through unscathed. Get together next week and get ready for Evesham."

On the excellent away support.

"Got here quarter to one and there were 3 coaches in the car park, and 100 supporters here already. It's brilliant. Bishop's Cleeve manager has said it's been a fantastic day. Disappointed with the game, hoped it'd be a bit closer, but the lads have enjoyed their day. Fans have been impeccably behaved. They are our 12th man, they always are, sung for most of the game and hopefully they will again on the 2nd (when Evesham visit Edgar Street)."

On the four yellow cards shown to Jimmy Oates, Ryan Green, Mike McGrath and John Mills.

"Mills' card was harsh. Heard the kick on his leg from the bench. Referee is 15 yards closer than I am but he felt he was diving. Jimmy was a deserved booking, disappointed with his reaction to the foul. Greener said he won the ball, and their player said the same thing, maybe a bit of a harsh one. Usual booking for Macca."