STEVE KITTRICK: Great week for everyone at the club

Steve Kittrick's weekly column
Steve Kittrick's weekly column

Overall it has been a very good week for Scarborough Athletic.

We have had Michael Coulson and Dave Merris picking up their awards at the league dinner and we have also got the points on the board to put us in a very good place.

Mez and Coulson richly deserved their awards for their efforts this season.

Mez has been Mr Consistency since he joined the club a couple of years ago, while I think it has taken Coulo a bit of time to adjust to the non-league game, but since then he has flourished.

We have a group of top players across the board though and they all bring something to the team.

Tuesday night’s win at Colwyn Bay showed exactly this, that was a massive result for us.

I think the second-half performance was as well as we have played away from home this season.

I knew that if we scored one then we’d go on and win it. It took a bit of time in coming, but we got those all-important goals.

I don’t think Colwyn Bay got out of their half on too many periods in the second half, which is a great achievement for us against a very good side.

We now look forward to Saturday’s trip to Colne though, which will throw up a variety of other challenges that we need to tackle.

We may have to change the personnel for the game because of this, especially as we know that their pitch isn’t the best.

Having been sent off on Tuesday night against Colwyn Bay, that looks like it will be Luke Dean’s last game of the season, which is a sore point for us.

I thought the referee on the night was very, very poor and because of him we will be missing one of our best footballers in two big league games and also a cup final.

We are strong in midfield and strong in what we do though.

We will have Jack Johnson and Josh Snowden back in for Saturday, linked with the news that everyone else is fit and ready to go.

There are a few selection headaches because of this, but at such a vital stage of the season, that is exactly what you want as a manager.