Martin thrilled to pocket FA Trophy money

PUBLISHED: 16:30 07 October 2015

Romford manager Paul Martin and assistant Mark Lord (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Romford manager Paul Martin and assistant Mark Lord (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

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Romford boss pleased after progress boosts finances

Romford boss Paul Martin says his team can play a lot better after beating North Greenford United 3-2 in the FA Trophy preliminary round.

A first half double from Chinedu McKenzie on his debut for Boro and a third after the break from Nick Reynolds was enough to see the hosts through at Ship Lane.

The win sets up a tie with Slough Town at the end of the month but Martin was happier the club were able to win £2,500 in prize money.

“I’m delighted we’re able to progress and get the money for winning tie because it is much needed,” said Martin.

“It was good that Chinedu scored a couple but in truth we won playing poorly. I’ve seen better matches down Parsloes Park.”

Recently Martin has said his team have been turning in ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ performances - playing brilliantly in one match before stuttering the next.

And the Romford boss hopes his team will quickly put an end to that pattern of form.

He added: “We seem to play well then play bad. Luckily we got through against North Greenford despite playing badly and we know it can get a lot better.

“We’ve got a tough couple of weeks coming up so hopefully we can stop going through that pattern.”

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