Craig Elliott pulled no punches as his blasted his Boston United squad for their FA Cup exit at the hands of Peterborough Sports, report the Boston Standard.

Shambolic, horrendous, embarrassing and lacking in confidence and desire. These were just some of the statements used to sum up the Pilgrims’ performance following their defeat to a side two levels lower in the ladder.

Josh Moreman and Josh McCammon netted the vital goals in a first half where the visitors were as ruthless as the hosts were toothless.

“Full credit to them. I will say that first and foremost. It’s a fantastic achievement to come here and play in the manner they did and it was deserved,” Elliott said, offering praise to Sports before turning his attention to his side.

“The two goals were horrendous, individual errors that give you an uphill struggle. Then, absolutely shambolic. I’ve been a manager 10-11 years and it’s the worst 45 minutes I’ve ever seen from a team of mine.

“Embarrassing, I can’t really stand up for any of them. It’s one of them occasion where you could make eight or nine subs at half time.”

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