Alfreton game is biggest yet to AFC Telford chief

AFC Telford United manager Andy Sinton sends his struggling side into action against Alfreton insisting the game is their biggest of the season.

Blue Square Bet Premier - Braintree Town v AFC Telford United

The Bucks are in desperate need of three points  tomorrow, after a run of 14 matches without a Blue Square Premier win.

That dismal run dragged Sinton’s side into the relegation zone for the first time since their promotion to the top flight of non-league football in May 2011.

They escaped the bottom four, albeit only on goal difference and having played up to three games more than sides immediately below them, with Tuesday’s goalless draw against Luton.

Sinton believes his team will take great heart from their performance against one of the division’s best sides.

But the Telford boss added that they must start winning to push them to safety and this weekend was an ideal time to start.

He said: "It is our biggest game of the season because it is the next one, it’s a team not a million miles away from us and it's a chance to win a game.

“Every time we play it’s an opportunity to win. We have another opportunity tomorrow against a good side that went to Hereford last Saturday and scored three.

“It is not going to be easy but it is an opportunity. We will take loads of positives from Tuesday but one good performance against Luton Town doesn’t mean we are the finished article.

“It doesn’t make everything that has been happening over the last few weeks go away, but we will take great heart from that individually and collectively.”

Meanwhile, reported Bucks target Louis Soares, 28, has joined Alfreton from Grimsby Town.