Crawley Town manager Mark Yates delighted with effort shown against Burgess Hill

Crawley Town FC unveil their new manager Mark Yates 19-05-2015.  SR1510713. Pic by Steve Robards SUS-150519-152354001
Crawley Town FC unveil their new manager Mark Yates 19-05-2015. SR1510713. Pic by Steve Robards SUS-150519-152354001
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Crawley Town manager Mark Yates was delighted with his squad’s performance in beating Burgess Hill 4-0 on Wednesday.

A goal in the first few seconds by trialist Roarie Deacon was followed up by a second on 17 minutes by new signing Shamir Fenelon.

Burgess Hill v Crawley Town.  Pic Steve Robards SR1516652 SUS-150716-172310001

Burgess Hill v Crawley Town. Pic Steve Robards SR1516652 SUS-150716-172310001

It was all chance with 11 different players in the second half but the outcome was the same with two goals by Izale McLeod.

Yates praised: “I’m really pleased with the effort and the application that the players put in.

“The lads have shown what they can do and have got a real good spirit among them.

“We’ve got some real good players here. After two weeks’ hard work I’m pleased with everything that tonight’s been about.

The lads have shown what they can do and have got a real good spirit among them. We’ve got some real good players here.”

Crawley Town manager Mark Yates

“We talked about playing positively in each half. It was important we got a couple of good weeks’ training into them.

“We have a lot of games now and hopefully we can just keep going in the same vein.

“There were lots of things we can work on but for the first one after listening to me and Jimmy for two weeks that’s what we want.”

Yates was encouraged by the displays of both the ten trialists he fielded and the existing members of his squad.

Burgess Hill v Crawley Town. Pic Steve Robards SR1516630 SUS-150716-171912001

Burgess Hill v Crawley Town. Pic Steve Robards SR1516630 SUS-150716-171912001

He said: “I brought people in to try to earn a contract. They want to look at us and see what we’re about.

“I was really pleased with the squad that I’ve got and the group as a whole.

“It was a very nice start for us.”

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