Waterford FC midfielder Gavan Holohan has urged his side to continue their bright start to the season. Holohan signed for the Blues in pre-season, with the club picking up six points from their first three Premier Division matches with wins against
Waterford FC midfielder Gavan Holohan has urged his side to continue their bright start to the season.
Holohan signed for the Blues in pre-season, with the club picking up six points from their first three Premier Division matches with wins against Derry City and, more recently, St Patrick’s Athletic; with a 2-0 defeat away to Cork City sandwiched between.
Kilkenny-native Holohan knows they need to keep working hard and build on their win against St Pat’s.
“We have another couple of tough games coming up so hopefully we can keep working hard," Holohan said. "I think that it’s important that we continue in the right frame of mind.
“We are delighted to get back to winning ways. I thought that there was a lot of positives to take from the game down in Cork because for 55 minutes until they got the goal, we were right in the game but it was important that we got back to winning ways with the three points."
The win was the Blues’ second at home this season; with Kenny Browne and Bastien Héry on the scoresheet.
“It’s a great win for us especially at home. I thought that we were the better team over the course of the 90 minutes and it’s great to get another three points in front of our own fans.
“We were bang at it right from the start of the game and I thought that we made it very difficult for them. I felt that we played some good football during the game and scored two excellent goals so overall you would have to be happy with it.”
A 10th minute opener set the tone for the game through Kenny Browne, with a superb second-half Bastien Hery strike securing the win.
“I think that we got a lot of confidence from scoring a goal inside ten minutes. It’s always good to get off to a good start and I thought that the goal gave us the momentum. I thought that we controlled the game apart from maybe the last ten minutes but we defended well saying that.
“I thought we were excellent as a unit. It was a brilliant strike from Bastien but unfortunately for us we won’t hear the end of it now. He won’t let us forgot that one but I’m delighted for him because he is an excellent player and it was a great strike.”
The Blues are back in action away to Sligo Rovers on Friday, March 9.
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