Home truths are hurting Saints
- Credit: Archant
St Albans City joint manager James Gray admitted that he’s sick of the sight of Clarence Park after his side’s home form continued to halt their development in the Vanarama Conference South.
Monday’s 3-2 loss to Farnborough was the Saints’ fifth in Vanarama Conference South this season and the stat line is not pleasant reading: P8 W2 D1 L5 PTS7.
There have been wins, four to a precise – two league matches and two cup ties – but it’s a stark contrast to their away form.
City have doubled their points tally on their travels, picking up 15, thanks to five wins and four losses.
“I’m sick of the sight of Clarence Park at the moment; I’d prefer to play away,” said Gray after Monday’s loss.
You may also want to watch:
“We didn’t move the ball quickly enough, didn’t get close to second balls and too many were off their games. That’s the story of us at Clarence Park and it spreads through the team like wildfire.”
St Albans will need a rapid turnaround in fortune at home if they are to remain in the top half of the table.
- 1 14 of the best places for a curry in Hertfordshire according to readers
- 2 Campaign to save Harpenden pub which teamed up with Wheathampstead Indian restaurant
- 3 Planning permission granted for 45-home London Colney development
- 4 11 of the prettiest streets in St Albans
- 5 City centre road closures are blocking ambulances, meeting hears
- 6 Man in his 80s dies after collision between lorry and mobility scooter
- 7 Classic cars raise money for three Harpenden charities
- 8 Anti-vaxers condemned for intimidating behaviour and dangerous posters
- 9 St Albans Charter Market meeting to be held in public
- 10 Remembering one of Hertfordshire's best-known estate agents
Their next two league games are at home, starting this Saturday with Havant and Waterlooville, followed by a trip to Bromley and then it’s the Boxing Day match against Hemel Hempstead at Clarence Park.