Search

Ade pleased as Tower Hamlets halt poor form

PUBLISHED: 12:30 20 October 2015

Tower Hamlets manager Ade Abayomi (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Tower Hamlets manager Ade Abayomi (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

©TGS Photo tgsphoto.co.uk +44 8450 946026

Mile End Stadium outfit drew 1-1 with Burnham Ramblers on Saturday and now face Wadham Lodge in the cup on Wednesday

Tower Hamlets manager Ade Abayomi was pleased his side managed to end their poor run at the weekend after drawing 1-1 at Burnham Ramblers in the Essex Senior League.

Darren Phillips gave the hosts a first half lead, but Nasser Bello fired in the equaliser 15 minutes from time to earn the away team a point.

It halted Hamlets five-match losing run in all competitions and boosts their confidence ahead of hosting Wadham Lodge in the League Challenge Cup on Wednesday.

The Mile End Stadium outfit are content with how things are going with their young side this season.

“It was one of those games we could have won but I am glad to have put an end to the losing cycle we’ve been on for a while,” said Abayomi.

“We definitely played well enough to earn a point against Burnham. We came under some pressure, but I would say 1-1 was a fair result in the end.

“I think when you are not winning it creates discontent. Put into context we are nearly there. We have to keep our heads up and keep going.

“This season is just about learning to play in the league and we have not looked out of place and like we don’t belong. Except for the game against FC Romania (7-1), we have been giving the big boys a good run for their money.”

Abayomi insists the expectation for his youngsters is to finish around mid table, but he wants them to believe more in themselves.

Wadham Lodge up next will provide a stiff test, but Tower Hamlets should be confident.

The two teams played out a 2-2 draw on September 7 and another entertaining clash can be expected tomorrow.

“We drew with them last time and they are doing well,” added the Tower Hamlets boss. If I look at their team then they are a year or two older than my boys. We’re looking forward to it and going to give it our best shot.

“I am trying to make the squad believe in themselves, that’s my job as manager. The target is to be mid table or above so we need to put a couple of runs together.

“But we have put the losing run to an end. We do not deserve to be where we are and we can still fight for mid table. I am realistic and I know we are not far away.”

Related articles

Latest East London Sports News

Yesterday, 18:30

The former AFC Bournemouth coach has a long affiliation with Leyton Orient and will give everything to continue Justin Edinburgh's legacy

Yesterday, 16:00

The centre back made a big impression at Brisbane Road during the second half of the 2018/19 season

Yesterday, 14:00

Captain Jobi McAnuff has taken up an interim player-coach role with Danny Webb now interim assistant coach

Tue, 15:00

The forward departed Victoria Road on Monday to sign with Leyton Orient for an undisclosed fee

Tue, 13:00

The Limehouse Boxing Academy youngster claimed a gold medal at the famous event at Alexandra Palace

Tue, 11:00

The club are faced with the incredibly difficult decision of replacing the late Justin Edinburgh and an announcement is expected this week

Tue, 08:00

Essex spinner Simon Harmer was surprised to see his side secure County Championship victory over Hampshire inside just five sessions this week.

Mon, 17:00

Simon Harmer claimed match figures of 12-61 as Essex annihilated Hampshire by an innings and eight runs - having bowled out the visitors for 118 and 88 inside five sessions.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Curated by AEG Presents, All Points East is bringing an impressive line-up of multi-flavoured music to Victoria Park from May 24-26 and May 31-June 2.

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

The team behind All Points East have put together a mouth-watering line-up of local food and drink traders who will be fuelling the festival in May.

Newsletter Sign Up

East London Advertiser twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Most Read

Latest from the East London Advertiser

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists