Biggleswade Town: ‘If Carlsberg made football matches:’ Boss Nunn delighted after Waders out-thought Hitchin for 1-0 at Top Field

PUBLISHED: 12:59 15 January 2018 | UPDATED: 16:04 15 January 2018

Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town. Connor Hall for Biggleswade battles with Elliot Bailey for Hitchin Town.   Picture: Karyn Haddon.

Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town. Connor Hall for Biggleswade battles with Elliot Bailey for Hitchin Town. Picture: Karyn Haddon.

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Biggleswade Town boss Chris Nunn was overjoyed with a ‘thoroughly deserved’ win for the superb Waders as they completed a rare league double over Hitchin.

Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Connor Hall for Biggleswade battles with Elliot Bailey for Hitchin Town.   Picture: Karyn Haddon. Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Connor Hall for Biggleswade battles with Elliot Bailey for Hitchin Town. Picture: Karyn Haddon.

Connor Hall’s tap in from a clever Waders free-kick after 25 minutes sealed a rare double over the Canaries in the Evo-Stik Southern Premier.

Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Connor Hall in action for Biggleswade Town.


Picture: Karyn Haddon. Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Connor Hall in action for Biggleswade Town. Picture: Karyn Haddon.

Nunn said: “I’m delighted, we deserved the win. I felt in control and it would have been harsh if we hadn’t won.

Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Connor Hall in action for Biggleswade Town.


Picture: Karyn Haddon. Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Connor Hall in action for Biggleswade Town. Picture: Karyn Haddon.

“When you win 1-0 away it’s more pleasing, because you have to stay focused. That’s something to be proud of.

Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Greg Kazaboni for Biggleswade battles with Charlie Smith for Hitchin Town.


Picture: Karyn Haddon. Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Greg Kazaboni for Biggleswade battles with Charlie Smith for Hitchin Town. Picture: Karyn Haddon.

“We didn’t sit back, we kept three men forward and had a go. If we were going to lose we were going to do it trying to win.

Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Toby Syme in action for Hitchin Town.


Picture: Karyn Haddon. Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Toby Syme in action for Hitchin Town. Picture: Karyn Haddon.

“If Carlsberg made football matches, that would be it.”

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Picture: Karyn Haddon. Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Picture: Karyn Haddon.

Young talents Morgan Penfold and Jack Bowen were swapped for the strength and experience of Tony Burnett and Shane Hill, a game winning move.

Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Charlie Smith in action for Hitchin Town.


Picture: Karyn Haddon. Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Charlie Smith in action for Hitchin Town. Picture: Karyn Haddon.

Nunn said: “Bringing Tony and Shane in gave us more aerial threat and physical presence. When things work out tactically it’s great.

Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Tremayne Charles in action for Hitchin Town.


Picture: Karyn Haddon. Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Tremayne Charles in action for Hitchin Town. Picture: Karyn Haddon.

The chances Biggleswade missed to kill off the game were the only downside. Nunn agreed that the Waders could be climbing table if they add ruthlessness to these type of performances.

Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Greg Kazaboni for Biggleswade battles with Charlie Smith for Hitchin Town.


Picture: Karyn Haddon. Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Greg Kazaboni for Biggleswade battles with Charlie Smith for Hitchin Town. Picture: Karyn Haddon.

On the superb 23-year-old Hall, who added a composed performance at centre-half to his goal, Nunn added: “To me he’s one of the best players in the league. I’ve no doubt he’ll play at a high level. I really like him.

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Picture: Karyn Haddon. Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Picture: Karyn Haddon.

In their next three games the Waders face Slough, Hereford and Kettering, three of their toughest games in the season in a row.

Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Jonny McNamara in action for Hitchin Town.


Picture: Karyn Haddon. Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Jonny McNamara in action for Hitchin Town. Picture: Karyn Haddon.

Nunn said: “We thought, after losing to Frome, we had to get something out of Hitchin before our next three games. On our day I feel we can match anyone, especially at home.

Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Jonny McNamara in action for Hitchin Town.


Picture: Karyn Haddon. Hitchin Town FC V Biggleswade Town - Jonny McNamara in action for Hitchin Town. Picture: Karyn Haddon.

“Why can’t we beat those teams?”

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