Season One: April Update
One more month left this season, just five more games to claim the title! All we needed was nine points to guarantee that we win the title, but we knew it would take much less to do so. We went out this month with pressure on us to perform, something which these players have never experienced before. Could they cope with their nerves to ensure a double-winning campaign?
Well, we certainly got more than the nine points which we needed to win the title! We started the month with a sinking defeat to Aldershot, despite taking an early lead from the spot. We bounced back, however, to win two games on the bounce. Our final home game of the season against Forest Green was the first chance we got to secure the title, all we needed was a single point from that game. We did get the point, although quite luckily, and we secured the Skrill Premier in front of our own fans! Bouncing on cloud nine, we finished the season by smashing three goals past Hyde in a 3-1 defeat of the Manchester-based club at their own stadium.
Player Of The Month
Jon Shaw has been our best performer this month. Despite us not really playing to the best of our standards, Shaw put in a good shift and claimed two goals this month. It is good for him to end his Luton Town career on a high, as unfortunately I will be releasing him at the end of this season. For some reason or another, he is unhappy with playing for Luton and has wanted out since Day One. Hopefully he can go on to finish his career well. Despite wanting to leave, he put 100% in to every training session and every game, and has scored some very vital goals for us. Thank you for the memories, Shaw!
Jon Shaw' Season Stats
MotM Awards: 6
Yellow Cards: 1
Red Cards: 0
Shots On Target Ratio: 52%
Pass Completion Ratio: 79%
Fouls Committed: 19
Fouls Against: 70
Average Rating: 7.04
We ended up winning the league by an emphatic nine points! Our ability to avoid defeat this campaign (just 4 losses) has been the key to our success. We have been very structured and disciplined in defence and very sharp and lethal on the attack. Our Goal Difference of +49 says it all. I am so proud of my players for winning the double this season, they have been amazing!
"So what's next?" I will be writing up a few posts to finish off the season:
1) Season Review
2) Top 5 Players Of The Season
3) A few non-FM related story posts
I hope that you have all enjoyed this season, keep reading for more!
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