December 5 2013 Latest news:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Hendon manager Gary McCann criticised his players for a ‘very sloppy’ second-half performance on Saturday – despite the fact they had earned a 5-2 home win over Thamesmead in the Ryman League Premier Division.
The Dons scored early on as Tony Taggart found the net in the fourth minute, and Jefferson Louis scored his 10th goal of the season just before-half time to extend the lead.
Louis made it 3-0 early in the second half and Dave Diedhiou made it 4-0 on the hour before Anthony Thomas hit a fifth – but McCann was angered by his team’s carelessness as they allowed Thamesmead to grab two late consolation goals.
“For an hour we were outstanding and completely dominated Thamesmead,” said McCann. “We scored four goals and could probably have got many more – but it was almost as if it was too easy for us and we became very sloppy.
“If you had offered me a 5-2 win before the kick-off I would have bitten off your hand for it, but I was very unhappy with the way that we finished the game and I let the players know about it in the dressing room.
“We have to be much better in the last 30-35 minutes. I was not happy with them as a group and as individuals.”
Hendon visit Hampton & Richmond Borough in the league this evening, kicking off at 7.45pm.