‘We’re still in this fight’ – Prescot Cables continue fight to avoid drop after late win over Bootle FC

Prescot Cables' Charlie Glennon scored a late winner against Bootle

Prescot Cables manager Kevin Lynch expressed his delight at their late show against Bootle but has emphasied they’re not getting carried away.

Sixteen-year-old Charlie Glennon scored the winning goal moments after Tom Peterson’s last-minute effort cancelled out Taylor Bricknell’s opener.

It was successive wins at the IP Truck Parts stadium for Prescot Cables following on from their terrific triumph over Kidsgrove Athletic.

Despite the three points, they still remain in the thick of the relegation dogfight as Kidsgrove came out on top in a surprising win over Warrington Rylands which saw them extend the gap to three points.

But for Lynch, ahead of their visit to 1874 Northwich, reaffirmed their focus is on themselves and they’re not getting bogged down on the talk of teams surrounding them.

“Massive win, local derby, great crowd, in the circumstances that we won it couldn’t ask for anymore. I thought so [was deserved] honestly, I thought how we played, battled, stayed in the hand, contained them, Mitch [Allen] made a good save,” he told Off The Park.

“Overall, we did deserve to win and it would’ve been a travesty if we come out with a draw. 

“When we [the management] went in a few months ago, a sucker punch goal so late on, we probably would’ve went on to lose it but it shows how far we’ve come in terms of sticking at it.

“Disappointed to concede then to go down the end and scored, what a moment for a lad who’s just turned 16 that we’ve seen and really rate come in and score his first league goal at senior level it was just amazing for him. 

“Just before that, the scenes from their bench running past our screaming and shouting, it means so much for me anyway but the fans have been fantastic to give them the feeling of scoring, the euphoria, pitch invasion at the end, that’s why you’re in football for special moments like that but you can’t get carried away because we’re still in this fight. 

“We know Northwich is a tough place to go, tough team, won on Saturday but the mood in the camp is we’re going to go give it our best shot.

“We’re just focusing on ourselves, we just needed to get ourselves in order before you start looking at anyone.

“You can’t really do anything about who’s in and around you, just got to focus on yourself that’s all we’re doing, not getting carried away with who’s around us, there’s plenty of games to go, taking it one day at a time.

“You’ve got to go in there with the belief, [we’re] buoyed on the back of the performance, two solid home wins, we’re not taking anything for granted, it’s making sure we’re well prepared, well set and we’ll give it the best chance we’ve got, we’re going in confident, the teams looking good, [we’ve] got nothing to fear.” 

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