Whittington: We’ll move on from heavy defeats

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W35671H13 Lancing v Crowborough Football Crowborough 4th goal
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LANCING Football Club manager Richard Whittington has said his side will not dwell on conceding 12 goals in two games over the bank holiday weekend.

They came up against a ruthless East Preston side on Monday just two days after a 6-1 defeat at home to Crowborough.

Before the weekend, Lancing had taken four points from their opening two league games with a comfortable win over Ringmer and a draw at Chichester.

Whittington said: “We have got to work hard and put it right, we can’t dwell on it too much.

“We’ll get the players in on Thursday and Saturday, as we don’t have a game, for training and take it from there. We have a couple of important cup games coming up, so we’ll work on things defensively and our shape before then.

“It’s always tough coming here (EP) and trying to get a result, but we are more concerned about ourselves and what we are doing.

“We have got to be better defensively, though, and tighten up.”

Full reports from both games in this week’s paper.

Next up for Lancing is a second round John O’Hara Cup match at Little Common on Tuesday, before a Sussex Senior Cup first round clash at Rustington next Saturday.