Following the 2-0 FA Cup first round victory over Forest Green Rovers on Sunday afternoon, United defender Eddie Nolan admitted he’s pleased the club are in the hat for the next round.
secured the win as Mark Robins’ men saw off Rovers to book a place in the draw for round two.McSheffreyA brace from Gary
And Nolan expressed his delight after what was a hard fought game in Gloucestershire.
: “It was a very tough game so we’re all happy to be in the hat for the next round.The Iron Player
“They made us work hard for the result but we got the win in the end which was the most important thing.
“A lot of their players have played in the Football League so it was hard at times but we stood up to the challenge.
.”the next round which is what we wantede played well, got the win and we’re in W
pleased to have made a return to first team action.
Nolan made his first appearance since the defeat at Bristol City more than two months ago and was naturally
of good fortune during the game, he did highlight that Scunthorpe had plenty of chances to win the match.acknowledges that the team were on the receiving end of a bit ons and whilst the Irishman strikes were helped on their way into the net via deflectiMcSheffrey’s
“A couple of deflections helped and we did get a bit of luck,” he continued.
verall we deserved to win, we were the better team and sometimes you need that luck but we had our chances.O
-Williams) and Paddy (Madden) had good opportunities so we did create things and got the right result.Myrie Jennison (Jeno
“I’m just happy to be back. I’ve been out for the last six weeks so it’s nice to get
“Hopefully I’ll get my fitness up next week and be ready for our next game.
“I’m the same as any other player. I want to do well and stay in the team so that’s my aim.”
The triumph over Rovers, coupled with last week’s three point haul at Peterborough, means United have now picked up back to back away successes.
Nolan stated that the squad will be looking to make it three on the bounce and build a bit of momentum over the coming weeks ahead of the second round fixture which will take place on the weekend of 6
When asked who he’d like to face in the next stage of the cup, Nolan added: “I’m not really bothered.
because I’m an Everton fan!Goodison
“I’d just like a nice game to get through to the third round and if we do I’d fancy Everton at
“It’s a pity that the game is postponed next week because we’re looking to keep the
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“But everyone will go to Crawley and hopefully we can make it three on the bounce.”