Craig Elliott has told his Boston United squad to cut out the excuses and get back to winning matches.

Adam Boyes’ 90th-minute winner saw Bradford Park Avenue leave the Jakemans Stadium with a 2-1 win. But the frustrated Boston United manager told his side he wasn’t accepting any excuses in his dressing room post-mortem.

“A few of the lads have said that to me, ‘we’re tired and we’ve put in a big shift this week’,” he said.

“But they’re excuses. It’s a hard league, so deal with that. You’ve got to get on with it and not look for excuses – referees, pitches, tiredness.

“We didn’t play well enough and the lads have to admit that.”

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