Vital Football

Latest Hereford United News

Pitman: Hereford must 'prosper'

Pitman: Hereford must 'prosper'

The Hereford United caretaker boss Jamie Pitman is relishing his latest Edgar Street challenge.

Having guided the Bulls to an unbeaten run of four games, including excellent back-to-back away wins, Pitman is urging his side on towards a home victory.

Pitman, 34, wants that victory to come tonight against Aldershot Town, ahead of an important FA Cup weekend.

Speaking to football-league.co.uk he said: 'When I was at the club as a player Edgar Street was a hard place for teams to come, and we've got to make it the same again.

'The sooner we can get that first home win the better, and if we can do that against a good side like Aldershot it will boost confidence as well as our points tally.'

The former Swindon, Hereford and Yeovil midfielder admitted he was initially surprised to be installed in the Bulls hot-seat, but now looks to kick on.

'When the chance to manage the club came along I couldn't turn it down.

'I had little management experience, but I had good knowledge of the game having been a player at a decent level for a long time and then having valuable time on the management side with Jimmy [Harvey] at Forest Green and helping Graham [Turner] out at the back end of last season, when we had a good run-in to keep ourselves in the league.

'Before the start of this season I was telling people that we would be a decent side, but for whatever reason we lost our way a bit.

'Now we've picked up and things have been going really well, but I know that situation can change very quickly so it's that old cliché, 'one game at a time,' that I'll be sticking to.

'Whether I get the job on a permanent basis remains to be seen, it will be a case of whatever's best for the football club.

'I was here as a player when we got relegated from the league and I was here again when we got promoted back - and my only concern now is for Hereford United to prosper as a Football League club.'



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:IC89
Date:Tuesday November 2 2010
Time: 11:40AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Hereford FC Articles

Bulls finally show true form.

Hereford United finally put a score together that reflects the ability of the side.
On numerous occasions this season they should have despatched teams by scores like this often before half time.

Jon Taylor made a significant change to the team last night moving Obi Onyeike up the park, dropping Javia Roberts into full back, and brought Louis Cutajar in at left back following an extended period out with an ankle injury.

Things however could not have started worse for them as for

Slough stop Hereford run.

If Jon Taylor had hair at the start of last night's game he would certainly have pulled the lot out during the game. The same team that held Poole to a goalless draw only 3 days earlier produced a pe

Luke Williams the hero for stubborn Bulls.

Herefords young guns came away with a well deserved point from this game and could well have snatched a win at the death.
Facing up to the League's form team the Bulls kicked off in a kit borrowed from their hosts.


Poole's Mark Jermyn was first to threaten with a cross come shot almost dipping under the crossbar.
Next up Burbridge was fouled on the edge of the penalty area which danger man Steve Devlin saw flicked away for a corner. Whisken then headed a Burbridge cross wide as

Pacey Bulls stun Cambridge.

Herefords young guns reduced the Cambridge City side to chasing shadows for much of this encounter.
With Steve Vetier back in tandem with Javia Roberts operating on the flanks, and Delroy Gordon back in central defence, we saw a similar display to the one that reduced Biggleswade to tatters in the last home win.

Sam Bobes-Gilroy was serving a suspension so Josh Hawker and Josh Oyibo occupied central midfield, with Bilal Yafai operating in a floating role across the front of them.
S

Archived Vital Bulls Articles

Vital Bulls articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Bulls
Write For Vital Bulls
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

How much confidence do people have in the promised investment.
Suggested By: admin
None.38%
Some, but wavering now6%
Total.56%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Cheltenham 46 30 11 5 101 57
2 Forest Green 46 26 11 9 89 27
3 Braintree 46 23 12 11 81 18
4 Grimsby 46 22 14 10 80 37
5 Dover Athletic 46 23 11 12 80 22
6 Tranmere 46 22 12 12 78 17
7 Eastleigh 46 21 12 13 75 11
8 Wrexham 46 20 9 17 69 15
9 Gateshead 46 19 10 17 67 -11
10 Macclesfield 46 19 9 18 66 12
11 Barrow 46 17 14 15 65 -7
12 Woking 46 17 10 19 61 3
13 Lincoln 46 16 13 17 61 1
14 Bromley 46 17 9 20 60 -5
15 Aldershot 46 16 8 22 56 -18
16 Southport 46 14 13 19 55 -13
17 Chester 46 14 12 20 54 -4
18 Torquay 46 13 12 21 51 -22
19 Boreham Wood 46 12 14 20 50 -5
20 Guiseley 46 11 16 19 49 -23
R FC Halifax 46 12 12 22 48 -27
R Altrincham 46 10 14 22 44 -25
R Kidderminster 46 9 13 24 40 -22
R Welling United 46 8 11 27 35 -38
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Hereford FC Results (view all)

Hereford FC Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News