Neil Marshall column: Things are coming together

Lancaster City boss Darren Peacock and captain Neil Marshall.
Lancaster City boss Darren Peacock and captain Neil Marshall.
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I think we’re finally finding our feet. We struggled with injuries in the early part of the season which didn’t help and now we’re pretty much at full strength.

We’re performing well and just need to tighten up on a few things.

I’m convinced that when we start taking our chances we’ll murder teams and we’ll soon be flying high.

On Saturday against Brighouse I don’t think 8-0 would have been an unfair final scoreline.

As it was we won 2-0. We were a bit disappointed with a sloppy first half but we went in at half-time 1-0 to the good.

We created a lot of chances in the second half but didn’t take them. It was nice to get a clean sheet though and in a way we were quite pleased to be able to win without being at our best. It was obviously nice to get a goal as well coming back into the side after my holiday and injury.

It’s my third of the season and I only got four in the whole of last year!

Tuesday night at Bamber Bridge was a completely different story.

It was a typical derby match and one you just couldn’t take your eyes off.

In the second half I thought we were the better side and I’m sick of saying it but we had plenty of chances.

Despite being on top they scored right at the end and looked set for victory but our character shone through again and Ryan Winder scored a great equaliser.

We know we can get a goal at anytime and that was a really important one because a point was the least we deserved.

It’s now back to the FA Cup at King’s Lynn Town on Saturday for what will be my first ever overnight trip with the club.

The whole experience is something everyone is looking forward to.

As the rounds go by the money is huge for clubs like us and of course we’re getting ever closer to the first round as well.

They’re only in the league above and after beating FC United in the last round there is no reason why we can’t do the same again if we put in another good performance.

We certainly seem to like playing away in the FA Cup this season.