Still ‘chuffed’ despite Luton’s Trophy exit

Hatters boss John Still declared he was ‘chuffed’ despite Town exiting the FA Trophy last week, writes Mike Simmonds.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 21st January 2014, 12:25 pm
Ian Rees
Ian Rees

Cambridge United emerged 1-0 winners on Tuesday night as the hosts picked another young side, giving a debut to 16-year-old Luke Trotman.

Still said: “I was a bit chuffed, particularly with the real young ones.

“Three of the back four were U19, while we also had a 21-year-old keeper.

“We had a 17-year-old in Reesy (Ian Rees), who did terrific, Zane (Banton) came on and looked sharp.

“It gave me a lot of confidence for the future.

“He’s worked very hard has Reesy, as has Charlie Smith and as has Zane Banton.

“For the youth players, to have been involved in that competition is great.

“I said when I started out, if we’d been fortunate enough to have gone all the way to have gone to Wembley, I would never have changed it.

“It would have been that sort of group that needed the games and the young group that would have had that opportunity.”

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