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Fenn hopes to start addressing Ilford’s midweek blues

PUBLISHED: 14:12 10 December 2014 | UPDATED: 14:12 10 December 2014

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

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

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Foxes make short trip to face Tower Hamlets.

Ilford FC boss Allan Fenn hopes they can go a little way to addressing their midweek blues at Tower Hamlets tonight.

The Foxes haven’t lost a league game on a Saturday since September 13, but their inability to transfer that in their midweek fixtures has left Fenn frustrated.

However, in the short term he at least hopes to pick up three points tonight at Tower Hamlets.

“We tried plenty of different things to try and change our fortunes in midweek,” said Fenn.

“We have changed things at training, but that doesn’t seem to have worked and the only answer may well be a change in personnel to make us harder to break down.”

They make the short trip the Mile End Stadium to face a side placed 14th, but over the past few years have been perennial been a team that’s finished in the top half of the table.

But Fenn hopes to keep them, and six foot eight inch striker Luke With quiet tonight.

“They have not clicked as well as they have in the past few seasons,” he added.

“We played them at the end of October and came out on top 2-0, but they are a very direct side, with a lot of their play aimed at Luke With up front.

“If we can limit him to very little service then hopefully we can grind out a win.”


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