Search

Clapton assistant Wayne Seal disappointed with his side’s misfortune

PUBLISHED: 16:00 20 November 2017

Clapton assistant manager Wayne Seal was in charge for the evening against Redbridge (Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Clapton assistant manager Wayne Seal was in charge for the evening against Redbridge (Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

©TGS Photo tgsphoto.co.uk +44 1376 553468

Clapton assistant manager Wayne Seal disappointed to lose another goalkeeper to injury and fall to a second consecutive defeat as they lost 3-2 to FC Romania.

The Tons twice took the lead but couldn’t hang on at Theobalds Lane and they now find themselves sixth in the Essex Senior League and searching for another keeper.

“I’m massively disappointed, we signed a new goalkeeper Nicholas Hall, but he got injured and we were left with no keeper again,” Seal said.

“We just seem to be having this goalkeeper crisis right now and a real run bad run of luck.

“The goalkeeper Nicholas got injured and we had to put Nick Loblack back in goal again like we did against Redbridge.

“It’s heartbreaking and I feel for the players as they’re doing nothing wrong and neither are Jon and I, we’re just having a bit of a bad patch at the moment.

“If we didn’t have that situation I would like to think we would have at least got a point if not all three.”

Clapton took the lead through Greg Akpele, only for the hosts to level it up through Florin Pop, before Andre Spencer restored the Tons advantage.

It wasn’t long before the hosts equalised through George Taban and then Cosmin Sandu netted the winner and Seal believes they were the better side.

“Our second-half performance was fantastic, so that was a positive as Romania are a very good footballing side and the sort of team you want to be competing against, and I feel we outplayed them for stretches of the match.

“If anything we gave them their three goals.”

Clapton will now host second-place Basildon United at the Old Spotted Dog tomorrow evening (7.45pm) as they look to bounce back to winning ways.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Hackney Gazette visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Hackney Gazette staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Hackney Gazette account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Hackney Stories

17:30

Spurs took the lead inside 25 minutes at Wembley and never looked back against the Potters

44 minutes ago

Emma Bartholomew takes her three children for a fun city break at Le Méridien Barcelona where they stay in one of the newly revamped family rooms.

14:36

Arsenal have been drawn in the Europa League round of 32 against the team taking Sweden by storm – and their English manager is delighted.

13:37

Arsenal have been drawn to play in northern Sweden against Ostersunds FK in the Europa League round of 32 knockout stage. But how much do you know about them?

13:00

Clapton manager Jonny Fowell disappointed with poor performance from his men as they drew 3-3 with Southend Manor.

Pat Turnbull has recently been in the Gazette’s pages because of her fight to save the Britannia Leisure Centre – but she’s been a campaigner in Hackney for decades. She talks to Emma Bartholomew

12:32

Arsenal have been drawn against Östersunds FK in the Europa League draw as they attempt to emulate Manchester United’s success in winning the trophy last season.

11:21

Spurs have been drawn against last season’s runners-up in next stage of this campaign’s competition



Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

Show Job Lists