Gary satisfied with Kingstonian point

Greensnet Editor
Mon 08 Sep 2014, 23:27

Hendon manager Gary McCann was, in the end, satisfied with the point his team won. He said, "We were chatting about the result after the game and I admitted that if I had been offered a point a 2.55pm I would have taken it. But, after where we were at 65 minutes, maybe we should have got all three points.

"There are mixed emotions. When you have watched the first 60 minutes you would have been disappointed with only a draw, but when you saw the last 25 minutes, you are pleased to end all square. In the end, we're have to be pleased with a point.

"For 60 or 65 minutes, Kingstonian couldn't get near us. But in the last 25 minutes, after they scored, credit to them, they came back at us. It gave them belief and, in the end, we were hanging on.

"We also picked up a number of injuries and had to make two changes. And, as three or four of the players have had very little game time in the last couple of weeks, there was also an issue with fatigue.

"After the sending off we had to reshuffle and move players into unfamiliar positions. But we still had a couple of chances to snatch a victory.

"All things considered, to take four points from visits to Canvey Island and Kingstonian is an excellent achievement. I don't think that many teams will do that."