Writer: Cod Warrior
Date:Saturday July 26 2014
Manager Graham Alexander has said he was delighted with the run out we got at Skelmersdale and he thinks it was a 'valuable workout' ahead of the coming Caley Thistle game.
Fleetwood won comprehensively four nil on the day at their Selby Place following a brace from Jamille Matt, and solo goals from Jamie Allen and youngster Tyler Forbes.
It was also a nice return for Matty Hughes who was given the armband on the day as he returned to the club we signed him from for the first time.
Speaking to the Official Site following the game, the gaffer explained.
'I thought the lads got some good minutes under their belt, they worked hard, scored a couple of good goals and we managed to introduce a couple of the younger lads in the second half to get a bit of experience playing with first team players. It was a valuable workout for us. Skelmersdale worked very hard to make it hard for us, but it was a good performance and it's the next step towards Sunday, which will be a step up again.'
Alexander goes on to say that he had spoken with the players ahead of the game to explain exactly what he wanted them to get from the game, and obviously with it being a special day for Hughes, he wanted them to put on a good show and having him wear the armband he thought was fitting.
'Talking to people here before the game, he's still a popular lad especially with the manager who really likes him. We thought it would be good for him to come back and lead the team out.'
S Davies, Hogan, Cresswell, Jordan (T Davies 45), Murdoch, Schumacher (Forbes 45), Morris (Cartwright 45), M Hughes, Morris, Matt (Proctor 67), Allen, Evans (Haughton (67).
Date:Saturday July 26 2014
Getafe Will Be Another Lesson - Alexander (Thursday July 30 2015)
Alexander On Tough Burnley Encounter (Thursday July 30 2015)
Jordan Relishing Burnley Re-union (Tuesday July 28 2015)
Alexander Pleased With Kilmarnock Run Out (Tuesday July 28 2015)
Kilmarnock 3-1 Fleetwood - Friendly (Monday July 27 2015)
Double Arrival Confirmed (Wednesday July 22 2015)
JPT Celebrates Ten Years - Fleetwood (Tuesday July 21 2015)
Friendly - Alemannia Aachen 2-1 Fleetwood (Sunday July 19 2015)
Friendly - Borussia Dortmund B 1-0 Fleetwood (Thursday July 16 2015)
A Southern Fleetwood Future Unlikely (Thursday July 16 2015)
|Ginnelly Heads For A Tribunal
» Shrewsbury : 31/07/2015 16:11:01
|Mellon amp; Lawrence Preview Tranmere Test
» Shrewsbury : 31/07/2015 16:01:00
|Mellon Pleased With Kidderminster Win
» Shrewsbury : 31/07/2015 15:26:01
|Mason Not Ostracised amp; Jackson Latest
» Barnsley : 31/07/2015 15:03:00
|Latics Sign Glentoran Youngster Jack White
» Wigan : 31/07/2015 14:59:00