Another victory for Chester FC on Saturday means that Neil Young's side have now won five on the bounce, further delaying this season's inevitable "Young Out" hysteria.
"You can see the fans just
desperate to start calling for a new manager, but Youngy's keepin' em
waitin," smirked the Blues Boss following his side's 3-0 dismantling of
Solihull Moors FC.
Nathan Jarman opened the scoring for the Blues, his looping volley
the kind of goal that is fashionably called a "worldie" these days - a
term that seems like it would be better housed in Glee or something
Ben Mills nodded home the second on 45 minutes, Chronicle
stylus-stylist The Tall Peacock commenting that the goal could not have
come at a better time. Such insight has become a trademark of The
Peacock and, indeed, had the goal come a couple of minutes later, it
would have been bang in the middle of the half-time interval and no use
A quiet second half allowed Neil Young and his management team to celebrate their winning streak by performing one of their semi-regular sing-along discos. In keeping with the theme of five wins out of five, Young, Gary Powell, Gary Jones and that bloke who warms up the keepers rocked out a 5ive megamix before airing a very special acapella jazz version of "I Got Five On It" by The Luniz.
The second period culminated in a third goal for the Blues, when
substitute Iain Howard flicked the ball in with his head late on,
frustrating his manager.
"I keep signing high-profile left
wingers, but Howard keeps being mint," sulked Young. "First Jerome
Wright, now Sean Clancy... Seriously, I'll buy Ryan Giggs one day and
won't get the chance to play him 'cos Iain'll be there banging in
Chester welcome Halifax to the Exacta on Wednesday in a game that
seems destined to involve something to do with Jamie Rainford and