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

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Staged or Real?

Recent Luton Town Articles

EFL Trophy Third Round Draw Tomorrow

With Tuesday evening seeing the bulk of the EFL Trophy second round ties taking place...

Cup Draw - The Editors Reaction

Sat watching the draw last night, on BBC 2, there was a tingle of anticipation going up and down my spine.

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features?

Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17?

FA Cup Third Round - Full Draw (5/12/16)

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup took place earlier this evening.

Archived Vital Luton Articles

Vital Luton articles from

Site Journalists

Mad Hatter
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Solihull Moors?
Suggested By: Mad Hatter
Walton1%
Justin0%
Cuthbert0%
Mullins3%
Sheehan0%
Rea0%
McGeehan3%
Gilliead0%
Cook0%
Marriott29%
Hylton0%
O'Donnell64%
Vassell0%
Potts0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 19 12 3 4 39 14
2 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
3 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
6 Yeovil 19 8 4 7 28 1
7 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
8 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
9 Stevenage 19 8 3 8 27 1
10 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
11 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
12 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
13 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
14 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
16 Crawley 19 6 5 8 23 -11
17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
24 Newport 19 4 5 10 17 -7
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Luton Town Results (view all)

Luton Town Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Carlisle United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Blackpool (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Colchester United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Barnet (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Portsmouth (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 7 2017 3:00PM : Cheltenham Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Write for Vital Football