Everything clicking says Ilford boss

PUBLISHED: 17:30 22 September 2015

Ilford manager Allan Fenn (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Ilford manager Allan Fenn (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

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Fenn reflects on latest success

Ilford manager Allan Fenn feels his team are only going to get better after their impressive 5-2 home win against Essex Senior League rivals Enfield.

Fenn’s team collected their fourth victory of the season after club legend Chris Stevens scored a brace and Ashley Skeggs, Karolis Atutis and Ajibola Ashnike also netted to take the game away from the visitors.

“I think we showed a lot of quality in the game, although there was a 10-minute-spell when we lost a bit of concentration and we conceded two goals from it,” said Fenn.

“We didn’t let it bother us and went on to score more goals and we could have scored ten goals in the end!”

Stevens, who has made over 300 appearances for Ilford, scored his 200th goal for the club in the victory.

And Fenn singled out his longest-serving player for reaching such an achievement.

“What he has done is a magnificent achievement, he is a Ilford legend and someone I am proud to call my friend,” added Fenn.

“I’ve played alongside him, captained him, and now I manage him. I want him to target 250 goals now which I can see him easily reaching.”

The Foxes welcome new boys Wadham Lodge to Cricklefield Stadium tomorrow and Fenn believes they have settled into the Essex Senior League very well.

“They are a good physical side with a lot of experience in different areas of the pitch,” he said.

“On the wings they have a lot of pace so we know it is going to be a tough game.”

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