Search

Hendon boss McCann ‘embarrassed’ by club’s league form this season

PUBLISHED: 17:00 19 October 2016

Gary McCann looks on with frustration after Hendon lost at the weekend (Pic:DBEECHPHOTOGRAPHY)

Gary McCann looks on with frustration after Hendon lost at the weekend (Pic:DBEECHPHOTOGRAPHY)

Archant

Hendon boss Gary McCann admits he is “embarrassed” by Hendon’s lowly league placing – but he expects it to change as players return from injury and suspension.

McCann’s side have won just twice in the Ryman League Premier Division and lie third from bottom, albeit with games in hand on the teams around them.

However, the Greens boss is hoping to welcome back striker Kezie Ibe and defender Ollie Sprague for Saturday’s game at Worthing, while full-back Chris Seeby will also return after serving a ban.

“I can honestly say I’m embarrassed with our league position, especially with the quality we’ve got in the side,” said McCann.

“But if we’re at full strength I have no doubt that our league form will improve. We haven’t often had our full quota on the pitch in the league but we’ve managed to do that in the FA Cup. That’s just coincidence more than anything.

“Anyone who watched our game at Boreham Wood will have seen that we can stand toe to toe with opposition at a higher level, so we need to replicate that kind of display and start climbing the table.

“It’s starting to look like we’re moving in the right direction squad-wise and the league is so tight at present that three wins, or two wins and a draw, can see you climb dramatically.”

Latest Kilburn & Brent Stories

10:00

CSS League Challenge Cup first round: Metropolitan Police 1 (Gilbert 71) Hendon 0

08:00

New York Knicks shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. is excited about returning to London to play in front of the British crowd when they play against Washington Wizards in the NBA London 2019 match.

17 minutes ago

A Harlesden-based business that sold a 16cm boning knife to a 15-year-old customer has been fined more than £1,700.

50 minutes ago

The parents of two murdered teenage boys have got behind a new campaign by Brent Council urging youths not to carry knives.

A couple who suffered a brutal homophobic attack at their hostel in Wembley have accused Brent Council of putting their lives in danger by not rehousing them.

Yesterday, 18:04

A river blighted with sewage pouring out of people’s toilets in Kenton has led to a giant community effort to start replanting flowers.

Yesterday, 16:00

Four Brent girls took part in trials for the English Schools’ FA under-15 team at Bedfont Sports on Sunday.

Yesterday, 10:52

Queen’s Park has triumphed with a golden win in this year’s London in Bloom awards.

PROMOTED CONTENT

A new community centre, The Yellow, opens in Wembley Park in the heart of the Brent community. From October 1, the hub will offer a selection of arts and fitness classes, many of which will be free.

The Granville has begun taking bookings for workspaces and events ahead of its opening this spring.

Brent Clinical Commissioning Group has announced changes to the community’s cardiology service.

Newsletter Sign Up

Kilburn Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read Kilburn sport

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Brent & Kilburn Times
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now