Swifts manager Jody Brown reflects on an historic day for the club despite the FA Cup defeat at Exeter, talks about why he his determined to do well in all competitions despite a fixture pile-up, and shares his thoughts ahead of the weekend’s FA Trophy trip to Dorchester Town.
Exeter City 3-1 Heybridge | FA Cup, 1st Rnd | 05.11.17
SWIFTS exited the FA Cup in heroic fashion at St James Park this afternoon.
The Bostik North club looked well in the tie against their League Two hosts when it was 0-0 at the interval and showed great resolve to pull a goal back through Sam Bantick late on to reduce arrears to 2-1 in the first round tie.
Swifts enjoy memorable week in the spotlight of the national media
BBC RADIO FIVE LIVE SPORTS extra will broadcast live commentary of Heybridge Swifts’ FA Cup first round tie at Exeter City on Sunday.
The show from St James Park will start at 1.55pm and will be available online and through mobile apps.
Swifts striker Luke Callander chats about taking his season’s tally to 11 goals with a brace in Tuesday’s FA Trophy win over Tonbridge and how competition is fierce for a starting spot in Sunday’s FA Cup tie at Exeter.
Heybridge 2-1 Tonbridge | FA Trophy Replay | 31.10.17
FOR the third time this season Swifts knocked higher-league opponents out of a cup with a professional display against Bostik Premier Tonbridge.
Not that Swifts looked a Step 4 side as they swept aside a strong Angels outfit who were lucky to not lose by more following Saturday’s 3-3 in Kent.