Boss looking for a big push as the Fenmen bid for glory on four fronts
Wisbech Town roar into 2013 chasing honours onfour fronts – and boss Steve Appleby admitsabaretrophycabinetatthe endofthecampaignwillrankas a big disappointment.
Winning promotion from the Thurlow NunnLeague Premier Division is the biggest priority for a club who are also through to the last 32 of the FA Vase and still feature in league and county cup competitions.
The Fenmen find themselves eight points off the pace after a run of three matches withoutvictorythattheyhoped to end at Ely City last night ( Wednesday).
Prior to that matchtheirlast win had arrived in a trip to ta- ble- toppers Mildenhall, a team they entertain at the Fenland Stadium on Saturday.
Appleby said: “There seem to be a few negative vibes around the place after a stutter lately, but we’re nicely set for the second half of the season.
“We’re involved in a title race where everyone seems to be dropping points. We didn’t take the opportunities to push onwhenwewererightupthere earlier in the season, but weare still in a decent position.
“There were a few home truths told after a couple of poor performances and we have made it very clear to the players that wehave to push on from here.
“From this position it will beadisappointment if wedon’t end up with silverware.”
Appleby confirmed he hopestodraftinonenewplayer in the next fortnight to ‘ freshen up’ his squad.
Wisbech face Fenland rivals March Town for the second time this season next Tuesday in a Cambs Invitation Cup quarter- final at the GER Ground. The Fenmen breezed to a 4- 0 victory over the Hares in the RedInsure Cupearlier in the campaign.
Striker Chris Bacon will be banned for the FA Vase fourth roundtriptoGornalAthleticon January 19 after his Boxing Day dismissal.