Westley pleased with second half comeback
BORO manager Graham Westley praised his side s second half performance against Workington on Saturday as his men came from a goal behind to seal a victory in injury time. ""We ve gone behind several times in recent weeks which is unusual,"" Westley said. W
BORO manager Graham Westley praised his side's second half performance against Workington on Saturday as his men came from a goal behind to seal a victory in injury time.
"We've gone behind several times in recent weeks which is unusual," Westley said. "We normally start nice and strong and it's not usual for us to go behind. The important thing if you go behind and you see a side that shows the character to get back in it and win it, it says a lot about their resolve, their wining mentality.
"I was pleased with the second half performance, I thought we were strong."
Westley praised Workington's work ethic as the side from West Cumbria stifled his own side's play in the first half but the Boro boss admitted his men found it difficult to play their usual brand of football on the cut-up Lamex pitch.
"We got what we expected. We knew that they'd put out Rushden, we knew they'd put out Wimbledon. Their work ethic is phenomenal and you know what it's like when a side has got only one thing to play for. They came and gave their all.
"The pitch helped them a lot as it was difficult to get any fluent, passing football out there. They battled away, they were resilient and got the lead and it took a massive effort from our players to get themselves back in and to win the game."
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After the game Westley said he was disappointed to see that nobody was working on the Lamex Stadium turf despite its poor condition.
"I have to be frank, I'm seeing a pitch which has just had a game played on it and I'm not seeing anyone working on it.
"I think hard work is what creates success and you get what you deserve. If you're going to deliver a great pitch you have to do the work.