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A big vote of thanks to City

PUBLISHED: 12:24 25 April 2008 | UPDATED: 20:14 05 July 2010

CHAPPO'S CORNER



SATURDAY was an excellent day all round.

A massive thank you goes to Norwich City FC, for what they done for us as guests of honour on the day.

CHAPPO'S CORNER

SATURDAY was an excellent day all round.

A massive thank you goes to Norwich City FC, for what they done for us as guests of honour on the day. We watched the game from a hospitality box in the top of the Barclay Stand, and then had an opportunity to walk on the pitch at half time.

All the Norwich fans gave the boys a standing ovation and to be acknowledged by them was absolutely awesome. Even the West Brom fans stood up clapping and cheering - it was a great occasion.

It was back to league action on Tuesday - a difficult game against a really good Wisbech side. They've had some good results recently and are a nice friendly club, who boast local players.

We played some really good football on a hard, bouncy surface - but that's the case with pitches wherever we go at the moment. All credit goes to the boys, it could've been one of those days where the ball wouldn't go in the net.

But we did not give up and kept pressing and pressing until the final whistle - and to score in the 92nd minute was fantastic as there was no way back for Wisbech then.

It was a hard-earned, deserved three points in which kept another clean sheet. Tomorrow is the last home league game of the season and we want to put in a performance.

The last couple of games, the boys have been really good - and we want to end the season at Crown Meadow with a win. The fans have been fantastic this season - we've obviously had our ups and downs - but we want to end on a high with a good, solid performance.

Sides are not going to make it easy for us - on the contrary they are likely to be more up for the challenge of taking points off the FA Vase finalists.

For us, we have to make sure we are focused and up for it. The squad will be mixed about again for tomorrow and Tuesday at Histon Reserves.

We will be changing the team every game and the formation, as we look to different players and systems. Everyone is still fighting for places at Wembley - the final formation and what we do set up with on the day

There is so much to play for - we will have 25 players on the day of the final to pick from, and the first task is to select 16 from there - so there will be some disappointments.

It's a massive day for everyone - so now it is down to those players to work hard in training and matches, and earn the right to put themselves into contention - everyone is aware of that!

It's just great that the whole town has embraced our achievements - there is blue and white going up around the town, and as the atmosphere builds up I'm sure it will intensify even more… as it's crazy now….so what will it be like in the days leading up to the final?

Micky Chapman was speaking to Mark Boggis

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