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Concord look to bounce back from Grays defeat at Lewes
Concord Rangers manager Danny congratulated Grays on their midweek, 2-0 county cup semi-final win at the Aspect Arena, but said his side were punished for not taking their chances.
“I think we could still be playing now and we would not have scored – it was just one of those nights,” he said.
On Saturday the Beachboys travel to Lewes for a Ryman Premier game that kicks-off at 2pm.
Lewes moved up to 12th on Tuesday with a 4-2 win at Wingate & Finchley.
Concord will be looking for some revenge after Lewes beat them 6-3 at the Aspect Arena in December.
Cowley said: “They were very clinical in that game and they played well.
“We were our own worst enemies on that day, but our reaction to that defeat was incredible.
“The Grays game was obviously a big disappointment too, so we’ll look to dust ourselves down and respond in the right way again.”
Cowley got the Ryman league manager of the month award this week after guiding his side into second in the table, but he said it was accepted on behalf on everyone at the club.
He said: “Glen (Alzapiedi) I accepted it on behalf of everyone here from Jayne (Harrington, the club’s manageress) to Tony (Clare, the groundsman) and everyone else. Anything we achieve is down to hard work by a lot of people.”
James White (head injury), Matty Fry (groin) and Jason Hallett (dead leg) will all be assessed late before the Lewes game, while Steve King begins a four-match suspension for his red card against Bury Town.