Beardsley pleased with start under Smith

12:17 31 January 2012

Gary Smith is introduced to the crowd before the game. Photo: Alan Millard

Gary Smith is introduced to the crowd before the game. Photo: Alan Millard

Archant

New manager’s introduction has been ‘seamless’ says Stevenage striker

CHRIS Beardsley says Gary Smith’s first few days in charge of Stevenage have been an exciting time for Boro and added that the new manager’s introduction to the club has been seamless.

The 27-year-old striker was part of the Stevenage team which knocked Notts County out of the FA Cup on Saturday, Smith’s first match in charge, and speaking after the game he told The Comet that if Smith does feel that changes need to be made that can only be healthy for the club.

“It’s been seamless you could say,” Beardsley said. “He’s come in and he spoke to the senior lads on Wednesday. It is obviously an exciting time for the players, himself and the club with new faces around the place. We just do what he says. He’s the manager and it’s our job to listen.

“There isn’t any trepidation from anyone. He wants to win football games; we want to win football games. He will have his own ideas and things, and it’s only healthy if he spots things that we can improve on.

“There’s always improvements to be made, there’s always ways we can move forward. We can get better and that’s the ethos of the club, the manager, the players, the staff.”

0 comments

More news stories

17:02
Age Concern UK portacabin being removed. Credit Jeremy Williams

A weathered ‘temporary’ cabin which served Stevenage’s elderly community for decades was finally towed away on Sunday.

15:00
Students at St Thomas More in Letchworth have caught the cycling bug after the school unveiled a fantastic and colourful new cycle and scooter shelter for its pupils

Pupils at Letchworth’s St Thomas More RC Primary School have caught the cycling bug after the unveiling of a swish new £8,500 bike and scooter shelter.

12:00
Stevenage Community Trust chairman Robert Stewart and manager Caroline Haskins meet Stevenage Borough Council leader Sharon Taylor

Vote rivals battling hard for support ahead of May’s general election are agreed on at least one thing – Stevenage Community Trust’s 25th anniversary aims deserve cross-party support.

09:02
Maria Iredale meets the Queen

The manager of Letchworth Arts Centre got the chance to meet the Queen at Buckingham Palace last week to celebrate a fellowship awarded by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

Other Stevenage FC News

”North

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the The Comet e-edition today E-edition