Individual mistakes proved costly says Redbridge boss

PUBLISHED: 12:00 19 August 2019

Micky Wetherall, manager of Redbridge. Picture: George Phillipou/TGS Photo

Micky Wetherall, manager of Redbridge. Picture: George Phillipou/TGS Photo

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Redbridge manager Micky Wetherall says individual mistakes cost his side as they slipped to a 2-0 defeat against newly-promoted Hashtag United.

Substitute George Smith struck twice in the space of five second-half minutes to seal the three points for the visitors at Oakside Stadium.

Although the boss says he expected that sort of performance from their opponents.

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"Hashtag battle well and are exactly what you expect from a Devs (Jay Devereux) side," Wetherall said.

"Two individual mistakes cost us the game but we have to learn from it and move forward."

The former May & Baker boss insists it's still early in the season and he remains confident of a strong campaign.

"The season is a marathon and we want to develop something that puts Redbridge in good stead for seasons to come.

"It's important to put a foundation in place this season to build things for next season."

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