AFC Telford boss Kevin Wilkin urges players to step up fitness and concentration

Kevin Wilkin (AFC Telford United Manager)clapping followers after beating Banbury 2-1.The Bucks bowed out of the FA Trophy in midweek once they went down 2-0 to National League outfit Solihull Moors.Both targets got here after the hour mark and Wilkin believes his facet are operating out of steam in direction of the tip of video games.“I believed we did OK for 70 minutes towards a full-time facet and an excellent and environment friendly facet,” mentioned Wilkin. “There had been some good moments the place we labored laborious towards the ball and turned it over and most likely might have been a little bit extra incisive ourselves at occasions.“But a lapse of concentration has gifted them a one-v-one and the lad has taken it nicely. But once more I feel it’s proof that we blow up across the 70-75 minute mark and run out of steam and make poor selections off the again of it, not managing the sport in the way in which that you simply want to in these essential moments.“We have made inroads into ranges of depth and fitness and want to proceed to accomplish that.“There is effort stepping into there and the lads do get into coaching and they do work laborious.“It’s necessary they work laborious away from after we are collectively and stay in the fitting manner and ensure their fitness ranges are up there with what’s required. We want to enhance that. It has improved, however it’s not bettering sufficient.”Bucks resume their battle for National League North survival on Boxing Day once they host high-flying Chester.

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