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Mildenhall Town 'buzzing' for Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division run in




Mildenhall Town manager Ricky Cornish has revealed that he and his squad are looking forward to remainder of the season.

During the last nine Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division matches, only runaway leaders Stowmarket Town have picked up more points than Cornish’s side (25-24).

That has propelled Mildenhall up the table from the lower reaches to seventh, with the teams in the top six now in their sights.

Mildenhall are on a good run
Mildenhall are on a good run

The postponement of Saturday’s trip to Woodbridge Town and Tuesday evening’s derby at home versus Newmarket Town has halted Mildenhall’s progress, but ahead of Saturday’s trip to Kirkley & Pakefield (3pm), Cornish has revealed that there is a real buzz among the players.

“There are no concerns about (losing momentum) because the lads have been working very hard in training during the postponements,” he said.

“It might take 10 or 15 minutes to get back into our rhythm, but that is only natural and after that we will be fine.

“Everybody is looking forward to the run in. We will get our heads down and deal with what is in front of us.

“You can feel it in the changing room, there is a real buzz and a belief that we are going to win games.

“The players here now are winners – it does not matter what the pitch is like or what the weather is like. They now how to go out there and win games of football.”

Mildenhall are yet to face weekend opponents Kirkley this term, with the Royals currently sitting 13th in the table.

They have not been on the most positive of runs in recent weeks and go into the clash against Mildenhall having recorded just one victory from their previous nine games in all competitions.

* Mildenhall’s postponed game at Woodbridge has been rearranged for Wednesday, April 22 and is now there penultimate game of the 2019/20 season.

The Recreation Way clash with local rivals Newmarket, meanwhile, is yet to be given a new date.