OXFORD Town have recharged their batteries and are raring to go back to motion at St Albans Town, in step with Andy Ballard.
Town had been with no sport remaining weekend as their scheduled combatants Dorking had been in FA Trophy motion, which means day after today’s Vanarama Nationwide League South conflict is their first sport for the reason that 1-Zero victory at Slough The city on February 1.
Even though Ballard admitted he would were prepared to stay the momentum going after beating the high-fliers, the meantime joint supervisor welcomed the day off.
He stated: “The men had been humming after the Slough win, and preferably you wish to have to get every other sport briefly to stay that momentum going.
“However I suppose in case you pass and lose it, then you want you had some day off, so it’s a difficult one.
“We’ve had a excellent leisure up and achieved some necessary coaching and the fellows are raring to move.”
St Albans had been all-time low once they visited Courtroom Position Farm previous within the season, however drew 3-Three regardless of going in the back of thrice.
The end result kick-started a transformation in fortunes for the Hertfordshire facet and they’re now 19th, simply six issues in the back of 12th-placed Town.
They loved an impressive 3-Zero win at Bathtub Town remaining weekend and Ballard is cautious of the hosts’ risk.
He stated: “They’ve picked up significantly since that draw in opposition to us.
“They had been in reality suffering then, however they’re out of the relegation zone now and had an incredible outcome at Bathtub, so they’re going to be filled with self assurance.”
Town don’t have any harm issues, so Ballard names a full-strength squad.
He stated: “Craig King used to be clearly getting back from an harm at Slough, and be didn’t have an terrible lot to do to be honest, however I suppose an additional week of leisure for him can have achieved him some excellent.
“We’ve were given a hectic month forward now, which is excellent, and with a bit of luck we will be able to string some effects in combination.
“We’re in no way having a look at a mid-table end – our purpose is to complete as excessive as we will be able to.”
Oxford Town (v St Albans Town, away): from King, Jones, Jefford, Oastler, Wiltshire, Fleet, Ashby, McEachran, Berkoe, Lofthouse, Gordon, Moore-Azille, Benyon, Owusu, George.