Promotion chase could go to final match of the season
Jon Batham by are lucky to have him,” said the A&C stopper. “His history shows he has been a successful forward whover he has played for.
“It’s great to have such a talisman where you know if you get the ball to him in the D, he is going to get shots on the goalkeeper.
“So it is a team effort to get the ball up to him and give him those opportunities.
“I would not want to be at the other end of the pitch with some of the shots he hits at defenders, so I’m glad he’s on my side.”
The promotion quest continues on Saturday with a visit to basement boys Staines 2s. and co moved above their rivals into the all-important second place.
Just to add to the already rising tension, A&C travel to Banbury on the last day of the season, on March 25.
While delighted to be in the top two for now, Brown has been around long enough to know there could be many twists before that date with destiny.
“Banbury’s result on Saturday was unexpected but they will come back stronger, so we are delighted to be where we are but there are 10 games to go,” he said.
“It looks to be between Slough, Banbury and ourselves for the two promotion spots and the target for us remains going up for the second season in a row.
“I wouldn’t say the date with Banbury on the last day is looming large but it is in the diary. Hopefully we can tie up promotion before that meeting.”
Clearly Haigh will have a huge influence on whether the goal of promotion is secured, his fourtimer against Tring taking his tally for the campaign to 28.
Brown for one would rather play with him than against him.
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Kevin Haigh was again Amersham’s hero on Saturday as they beat Tring 4-1 and with fellow contenders Banbury surprisingly crashing 6-2 at Eastcote, Brown
A&C, in black, went second with Saturday’s win over Tring.