Wilkin delighted to see Saints move up the table

Brackley Town boss Kevin Wilkin was more than satisfied to see his side move up to fourth in Vanarama National League North.

Sunday, 22nd December 2019, 11:32 am
Updated Sunday, 22nd December 2019, 12:03 pm
Brackley Town's Lee Ndlovu goes on the attack against Curzon Ashton. Photo: Steve Prouse

Saints beat Curzon Ashton 3-0 on Saturday to move up one place in the table. First half goals from Matt Lowe, Thierry Audel's sixth of the campaign and Lee Ndlovu's second half strike, his 12th in the league, ensured Wilkin's side bagged all three points.

Wilkin said: “The three points was the most important thing after a break, the worry is that you might be a little bit rusty. But we played very well in the first half and managed the game well, limited Curzon to few opportunities and gave away ourselves a good base at halftime with the two goals.

“Curzon enjoyed a good spell in the second half and the game opened up. We knew we needed the third goal and it couldn’t come soon enough for us.

“Credit to the players, they worked very hard and you can see how Curzon have improved of late, they play open expansive football and ask questions of you, but we didn’t allow them to create any chances. It was important not to allow them to get the third goal in the contest and the players have to learn how to do that."