Search

McFarlane hails five-star Hornchurch

PUBLISHED: 13:30 13 March 2014

Hornchurch manager Jim McFarlane (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Hornchurch manager Jim McFarlane (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football League images are subject to DataCo Licencing restrictions

Boss delighted with display at Lewes

Hornchurch boss Jimmy McFarlane hailed his side after their 5-1 win at Ryman Premier Division rivals Lewes last night.

Tambeson Eyong gave Urchins an early lead, before in-form strikers Stefan Payne and George Purcell added braces in a superb all-round display.

And McFarlane felt it was one of their best displays of the whole season, saying: “We played some lovely football, with pace and power, and it was an all-round performance.

“We’ve played like that before, but only for 45 minutes. We were at it for 90 minutes this time and it was probably our best display since we beat Wealdstone 6-1 in the FA Cup.

“We had a few players suffer a dip in form at the same time, but I told them they’ve got to start believing. I believe in them. Now we’re brimming with confidence.

“Our strikers were unplayable at times, all three of them. Carl (Rook) takes a lot of attention away from Stef and George. He takes the knocks for them, but he doesn’t mind. He’s a good ally for them.”

Hornchurch are set to visit fellow promotion hopefuls Kingstonian on Saturday, before hosting Cray Wanderers at Bridge Avenue on Tuesday.

0 comments

Latest Romford Sports News

Yesterday, 17:00

Urchins boss far from happy after ending regular season with big loss

Yesterday, 16:00

Essex Andrews Under-14s Cup Final: Braintree Town 0 Dagenham & Redbridge 2

Yesterday, 14:00

Gary Lewis full of praise for boys and parents who made long trip up to Newcastle last month

Yesterday, 12:00

The latest news from the Hornchurch Supporters’ Association

Yesterday, 09:00

Daggers legend has enjoyed leading the line in recent weeks

Mon, 19:23

Bad light helps visitors avoid defeat at Lord’s

West Ham defender showed his calmness as the team stopped the prolific Everton striker

Mon, 17:00

Ned Keating provides player ratings following the 1-0 win at Wrexham in the National League

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now