Thompson Showed His True Class Says Ed Grady

Thompson Showed His True Class Says Ed Grady

beat at the Norwood Recreation Group to remain hot on the heels of AFC Rovers in the .

beat their local rivals 3 – 1 thanks to goals from , and Tom Proud while Adam Bowes came off the bench to score for the visitors.

Manager was full of praise for his side, singling out for showing his class on the day, Grady said;

“We played well. Thompson showed his true class today with the quality of his passing creating chances for the team. His individual performance was simply outstanding.”

Thompson had a hand in all three goals, ending the day with two assists. Town took the lead after Matty Dixon found Cording who finished well.

After seeing off some pressure from Thompson came up with the pass to pick out Gibson who doubled the lead for the home side hitting the back of the net with a thumping header.

A howler by ’s keeper let in, but he was to redeem his self with a world class save later in the game when the score was 2-1.

The icing on the cake and the confirmation of the win came from the boot of Tom Proud who latched onto a Thompson pass to clinch the win scoring the final goal.

Grady added;

“This was a solid performance. It keeps the pressure on Rovers at the top. All we can do is win our final two games and hope they slip up if we are to win the title.”

“You have to take your hat off to Danny McHale. He is only 18 and managed to keep under control.”

When asked if Windass, the legend caused Town any problems Grady said;

“He did not trouble us too much. He clearly is still a quality player and that showed with the way he was spraying the ball around the pitch. McHale did very well to restrict his supply.”

Town return to action next weekend when they host Reserves at the .

Final Score: 3 1

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