We’ll often score six
FC United manager Karl Marginson says the club’s 6-1 trouncing of Nantwich last weekend was no fluke and there could be more high-scoring goal hauls to come as the reds go hunting for a play-off place.
The Reds’ boss was speaking ahead of FC’s UniBond Premier League home game against Worksop tomorrow (Saturday) at Gigg Lane and is confident United can achieve their third win on the bounce as they hope to charge up the table.
Margy told AFL: “I don’t think the Nantwich win was a one-off and it didn’t surprise me at all. I’ve said for a while that we have been close to hitting the right form we need at this time of the season and it all came together for us on Saturday. Nantwich are no mugs and if we keep playing to our potential we will give any side in this league a similar hiding.
“We’ve made a lot of daft mistakes this season and have never got going, for one reason or another, and luck has deserted us on occasion. But on Saturday we got the run of the ball and the fact the ref didn’t call it off due to fog at 3-1 was a sign that our fortune is changing.
“We had Carlos Roca and Joe Yoffe on the bench, but still managed to score six against one of the top teams. That is ominous for the other sides in this league. I’m very confident we can finally go on this run that I keep banging on about and make it into the play-offs.”
Margy also revealed he is hoping to replace centre back Adam Tong, who is leaving for a new life in Australia, and the manager is also hoping to extend Kyle Wilson’s loan spell following the Macclesfield striker’s hat-trick at the Weaver Stadium.
Saturday’s game kicks off at 3pm. With MUFC not playing, it’s an ideal opportunity to get down to Gigg Lane and cheer on United. While you’re there you could do worse than buy a programme to read opinions on the green and gold campaign and an interview with FC keeper coach, former boxer and Everton keeper Joe Paladino, who reveals how he took on Chester’s firm single handedly while playing for Altrincham. Admission to the game is £7.50 for adults and just £2 for under-18s. Programmes are £2 and all money is ploughed back into the club and goes nowhere near any businessmen.