"An Interesting Few Months Ahead" says #EweRams Boss Griffiths
Derby County Women’s Boss Sam Griffiths goes into today’s game with Wolverhampton Wanderers believing that a Ewe Rams win would throw the race for winning the FA Women’s National League Northern Division wide open.
The Ewe Rams have traded places throughout the season with both the West Midlands based side and Fylde Women and a win over the Dan McNamara’s side would in Griffiths own words, make it an interesting run-in.
Griffiths said “It’s been a three way game of cat and mouse most recently and whilst we can never count out the likes of Huddersfield Town or Burnley, at the moment its looking likely that the winner of the league will come from one of us.
“Both us and Fylde have the added advantage that we have the points on the board, largely thanks to the ludicrous situation of Wolves not playing any league games for a good while. That adds pressure to them but they also know that if they keep that consistent, its their’s for the taking.
“It’s going to be a fascinating few months, full of ups and downs for all clubs. This isn’t just about us and Wolves and Fylde. The likes of the teams mentioned above will be there to capitalise if we slip up and those at the bottom of the table are fighting for survival which always produces shock results. It’s an interesting time that’s for sure.”
The Ewe Rams currently sit second in the FA Women’s National League behind Fylde but level on points with Griffiths side having a game in hand, though Wolves have 3/4 games more to play but Griffiths is hopeful that the result will go their way this afternoon.
“We’ve had a torrid month or so on the illness and injury front but we have overcome on the whole, thankfully, though we look to have lost Bolu (Fisher) to a season-ending injury which is a blow.
“We’ve worked hard at training, its a big game for us and we want to take the 3 points and end the two contests with them on even footing. If we play to our potential, we will always be in games and have a chance.
“No one has been surprised by Wolves form this season. Coming up with momentum has always been good for teams and they have acquired quality players to add to an already strong squad. We’ll go there with our own game plan and hopefully we’ll be the happier side on tonight.”
Today's game with Wolves Women will be played at the CKW Stadium (WV3 8NA) in a 2pm Kick-Off with tickets available on the gate.
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