Vital Football

Latest Luton Town News

Stiffs!

Stiffs!

This time of the year is tough for footballers.

Having to shake off the close-season malaise is bad enough without having to open your pre-season friendly campaign in searing heat.

Therefore, here at Vital Luton Town we`re not too dejected by the fact that we went down 1-0 to Boreham Wood yesterday.

We`re sure that John Still will have the troops in prime condition for that first Conference fixture up at Southport.

However, what was noticeable yesterday was that the heat, allied with the physical exertion, saw several of the Hatters team struggling, a point Still commented on in the aftermath of the fixture, with the boss remarking about stiff muscles,

"We saw it with Alex Wall who came off because his calves were stiff."

"We saw Anthony Charles come off because his calves were stiff, we saw Scott Griffiths come off because his thighs are stiff, so it really, really was a tough, tough week, a really tough week."

"But they stuck to the task fantastically well. So I don`t think there`s anyone got an injury, I just think it`s a matter of stiffs and we knew that it would be like that."

"Which is one of the reasons we said 45 minutes for everybody. Jon Shaw unfortunately had to come on and play a bit longer, but we changed him with Mark Cullen towards the end."


I guess there`ll be a few aching limbs as the squad awaken this morning!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Mad Hatter
Date:Sunday July 14 2013
Time: 12:13PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Luton Town Articles

Morecambe v Luton Town - Team-Sheets

Who is in and who is not?

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 26/9/17

Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention for an applicable fixture...

Morecambe v Luton Town - Match Officials

Tonight, the Hatters are up on the north-west coast, taking on Morecambe in a League Two fixture.

McQuiod Joins Torquay on Loan

Although told he was no longer part of Luton Town`s plans, Josh McQuiod has remained the perfect professional.

Archived Vital Luton Articles

Vital Luton articles from

Site Journalists

Mad Hatter
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Morecambe v Luton?
Suggested By: Mad Hatter
Morecambe to Win!25%
Luton Town to Win!25%
A Draw!50%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Luton Town Results (view all)

Luton Town Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.freebeeltfc2
2.Cali Hatter Girl 1
The Vital Football Members League