Clapton midfielder Sardinha want to keep building momentum

PUBLISHED: 17:00 02 February 2018

Clapton midfielder Steven Sardinha in action (Pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Clapton midfielder Steven Sardinha in action (Pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

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Clapton midfielder Steven Sardinha wants to help his side continue building momentum ahead of their clash with Enfield this weekend.

The Tons will travel to the Harlow Arena on Saturday (3pm) to face the strugglers as they look to make it four consecutive victories.

The former Bishop Stortford player admits it is time for them to push on and try picking up maximum points for the rest of the campaign.

“The tempo and chemistry between all of us is high, which is good, so hopefully we can keep this momentum going,” the 21-year-old said.

“I think the squad chemistry is building each week in terms of getting results, so it’s been a real confidence boost with the last few results.”

Sardinha is looking forward to coming up against former team-mate Aundre Spencer and playing on Enfield’s Astroturf pitch, adding: “There will be a few old faces and things like that, so we’ll come against people like Aundre Spencer, which will be fun, but we can’t forget Enfield are a good side.

“It’s their home pitch so they’re obviously used to it, but we’ll have to adapt and with our preference of playing football and getting the ball down from the back and stringing passes together, I’m sure the Astroturf will help us out.

“We want to go there and get a good result.”

The free-scoring midfielder, who netted twice in their 3-1 win against Wadham Lodge last weekend to bring his tally up to 11 for the season, believes it is time to knuckle down and chase the Essex Senior League’s top five.

The Tons currently sit sixth in the table, three points behind fifth-placed Takeley.

“We want to take each game as it comes, 36 points are up for grabs, so we’ll try grabbing as many as we can. Obviously the target is 36,” added Sardinha.

Clapton could be boosted for the clash with the return of Lanre Vigo, Zach Miller, Richie Robins and Andy Greenslade.

They will be without Max Henry and Aaron Bushell, who have recently earned call-ups from the under-18s side, due to the youth team being in cup action.


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