We were different class - Frendo

John Frendo happy after scoring the second goal of the game. Picture by Leigh Page

John Frendo happy after scoring the second goal of the game. Picture by Leigh Page - Credit: Archant

St Albans City goal machine John Frendo felt his side were “different class” as they won promotion to the Skrill South or North with a 3-1 Calor Southern League Premier Division play-off final victory over Chesham United this afternoon.

Frendo struck twice against United, Steve Wales grabbed the other, to ensure the Saints a return to the second tier of the non-league pyramid.

Speaking exclusively to the Herts Ad about securing promotion in his first season with the club, he said: “[It’s] unbelievable, words cannot describe it.”

Frendo’s two goals took his final tally for the season to 43.

The former Hitchin Town forward was also on target in the 4-2 play-off semi-final win over Cambridge City on Wednesday.


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Of his side he added: “We were different class today and in the semi-final, we deserved it.

“The supporters have been fantastic the last two games and all season and we’ll be ready to go again next year.”

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Asked if a lot of the current squad will be at the club next season, he said: “Definitely, we’ve just got it going here, we’ve got a good little mix and team spirit’s good.”

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