Buckle may call on the fans as fixtures start to pile up!

Town boss Paul Buckle quipped that Luton’s supporters might need to bring their boots with them for future games after last night’s home clash with Lincoln City was postponed.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 23rd January 2013, 6:26 am

With the club still in the FA Cup and FA Trophy, plus 21 league games to be played, Town face some real fixture congestion in the second half of the season. Buckle, who saw Saturday’s trip to Nuneaton called off too, said: “The supporters must get their boots and shinpads ready because we’re going to need them!

“We have a lot of games left to play in a short space of time – we’ll be playing every day at this rate.”

Managing director Gary Sweet also said: “A massive thank you for everyone who came down to try and get the game on and it was just a shame we couldn’t reduce the temperature overnight to get the game on.

The referee who inspected the surface said: “We gave the pitch a thorough look over and whilst some areas are fine, others are frozen.

“We’re sorry for all the people who helped move snow off the pitch and thank them for their efforts in attempting to get the game on, but at the end of the day it’s a safety issue.

One bright point with the postponement means Town have extra time to prepare for their FA Cup fourth round clash at Premier League Norwich City on Saturday,

Buckle added: “Everything has changed logistically now and we’re delighted that we have been able to organise training at Ipswich on Thursday and Friday.”

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