Biggleswade Town boss Chris Nunn reflects on Frome Town defeat: ‘We didn’t deserve to lose’

PUBLISHED: 14:32 08 January 2018 | UPDATED: 17:13 08 January 2018

Biggleswade Town manager Chris Nunn and assistant Craig Adams. Picture: Danny Loo

Biggleswade Town manager Chris Nunn and assistant Craig Adams. Picture: Danny Loo

Danny Loo Photography 2017

Biggleswade Town boss Chris Nunn has been left frustrated after 2-1 home defeat to Frome Town on Saturday at the Carlsberg Stadium writes Toby Miles.

The Waders boss rued missed chances as the Waders lost their first game of the new year.

Speaking to the CometSport after the game, Nunn said: “I don’t think we deserved to lose considering the chances we created.

“We missed some seriously good opportunities and lost the game with a poor spell either side of half-time. It’s frustrating but credit to Frome.”

Marcus Mapstone’s header in the 43rd minute and Ollie Knight’s cool finish in the 46th came before Tony Burnett’s 75th minute strike for the Waders.

Nunn said: “Their second goal knocked the stuffing out of us. We went really direct after it, just over-hitting long balls.”

The result moved Frome three points ahead of Biggleswade boss Chris Nunn’s side in the Evo-Stik Southern Premier, after both teams started the game level on 37 points.

Nunn’s young home side created throughout the first 45 minutes, and at the heart of the Waders’ threat were Morgan Penfold, a promising 18-year-old Peterborough United loanee and Greg Kaziboni, a 24-year-old pacy right-winger.

Nunn said: “Morgan’s a really good lad. He was a real threat for us today, drifting inside and getting involved. Greg was a real problem for them too.”

The visitor’s keeper Kyle Phillips also earned praise from Nunn: “He pulled off a few sensational saves that won them the game.”

However, Nunn was frustrated at the scoreline as he added: “You can’t be required to score three to win at home. I wasn’t disappointed with how we played but it was just one of those days.”

Biggleswade Town travel the short distance to Top Field on Saturday to take on Mark Burke’s Canaries.

*Biggleswade FC lost in the FA Vase fourth-round away to Thatcham Town 2-1 in a frantic cup tie. Harry Grant and Baboucarr Jarra scored either side of Nathan George’s penalty.

*Biggleswade United lost 3-2 to Crawley Green away from home in the Spartan South Midlands Premier League. An early Jordan Brown goal plus Charlie Clayton brace cancelled out Nick Elliot’s double for the home side.

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