SPORTSLINC

THE THOUGHTS OF BIG SAM

Lincoln united thrashed lower league Collingham 9-1 last night in their fifth pre-season friendly.

Whites’ boss Sam Wilkinson told me: “I thought we were sloppy at times in the first half although we had a 20 minute spell where we were very good especially when we got it to our strikers’ feet.

“We got caught up a little bit in pre-season mode where we slowed it down and passed it sideways.

“However we addressed that at half time and the lads responded really well raising the tempo a lot higher and passing it forward into the strikers.

“This brought us success.

“The score-line might suggest it wasn’t a good workout but it was exactly what we wanted.

“Collingham gave us a good game in the first half but tired in the end though never gave up.

“After a really tough schedule it was good for the players to dominate possession and get lots of touches on the ball.

“We got what we wanted from the game.”

Peter Hayward

sportslinc@hotmail.com

 

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