Boss salutes Boylan's quality strike
Manager Graham Westley saluted Lee Boylan s moment of quality after the former Cambridge man s second half strike sealed three valuable points against Woking last night. Woking were always going to be stubborn opposition in their battle against relegatio
Manager Graham Westley saluted Lee Boylan's moment of quality after the former Cambridge man's second half strike sealed three valuable points against Woking last night.
Woking were always going to be stubborn opposition in their battle against relegation and so it proved but Boylan's moment of inspiration proved the difference between the two sides.
Westley paid tribute to the 30-year-old and feels the club is reaping the benefits of having a goal threat from all over the park.
"We had several moments where we opened them up but it took that predator Lee Boylan to win the game for us," Westley told The Comet.
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"We know that in our side there is always a Boylan who can come and nick something out of nothing.
"There is a (Steve) Morison who can open teams up with his pace in behind. There's a Mitchell (Cole) who can do something with a flash of inspiration.
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"All over the park there are goals in our side. We're always going to make chances and fortunately it was Lee Boylan tonight who came up with the goods."
Westley knew going into the match that Woking would not roll over with the Blue Square strugglers determined to leave The Lamex Stadium with a share of the spoils.
"It was never going to be an easy game. There is the Stevenage-Woking factor which inevitably adds a bit to the opposition.
"They were always going to come here and fight hard. They put in a solid, resilient defensive shape out there and tried to pin our full backs back and make it difficult in the middle of the park.
"It was difficult to get any real fluency to our game. It was always going to take a mistake or a moment of quality to break the deadlock."
The three points kept up the club's charge for a play-offs and Westley has targeted the runners-up spot with Burton Albion all but promoted at the top of the table.
Westley believes Boro's matches against Cambridge and Histon will ultimately determine their fate come the end of the season.
"The two clubs above us in the race for that second spot have both won tonight and we know that no-one is going to give up points easily and we have to keep posting our own points to keep the pressure on.
"We've got games against the two of them and we can claw some ground back that way.