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Boss Sadler salutes Oakley turnaround
LITTLE Oakley joint-manager Paul Sadler is convinced his side have turned a corner – and says they have the bit between their teeth again.
The Kent Blaxill Essex and Suffolk Border League premier division team slumped to defeat in their opening four games of the season.
They shipped 15 goals in the first three but then produced a much-improved performance against rivals Harwich and Parkeston, despite losing 2-1.
Since then they have stayed undefeated in their last three league matches – keeping clean sheets in each – and that sequence includes an eye-catching 0-0 draw at Tollesbury, last Saturday.
“It’s been quite a turnaround,” said Sadler, whose side have an Essex Premier Cup first-round appointment at Southminster St Leonards tomorrow.
For the full story, see this week's Standard.