Off-field issues should not distract the Steelmen

Andrew Wilson
Andrew Wilson
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Andrew Wilson says it will be business as usual tomorrow as the Steelmen go on their travels at Burnham.

The Buckinghamshire outfit are currently just a couple of places above the relegation zone, eight points clear of AFC Totton, and were beaten 2-1 by Arlesey in their last outing.

And while joint-manager Wilson admitted to being distracted by the off-field goings-on at Steel Park, he said himself and Tommy Wright would try and carry on as normal.

“We had Burnham watched at Christmas time and we will do our preparations as we always do,” he said.

“We’ll study the report and try to set ourselves up to capitalise on their weaknesses.

“It was a very good win at Biggleswade and we’ll try to build on that.”

One issue the Steelmen have had has been with their squad and the number of departures.

That has meant a patched together outfit for games and the inability of the management to firm up their charges’ availability.

Wilson added: “We’ll try to have the same squad if we can and that will continue until the end of the season.

“The problem arises because we don’t really have any call on the actions of players who aren’t getting any money.

“When players are getting decent money they feel a commitment to you just as you do to them.

“But when you’re on the bench on nothing why should you turn up every week?

“But that’s how it is and we’ll manage the situation the best we can.”