Craig Elliott says his two goalkeepers will have to battle it out for the jersey.
The Boston United manager finds himself in the enjoyable position of having two number ones that he feels happy to select for the Pilgrims. And now he believes it is down to Jon Stewart and George Willis to raise their games and compete for a place in the starting XI.
Summer signing Willis had played every minute of the club’s opening 34 matches this season, from August until New Year’s Day. But after Elliott signed Stewart from former club Shaw Lane in January, he got the nod for the next 10 contests.
However, Willis was recalled for Good Friday’s victory over Kidderminster Harriers and the manager now has some decision making to do.
“He’s been terrific behind the scenes. He’s not missed training, he’s worked really hard in training and he deserved his chance and he’s done well,” Elliott said of Willis following the 3-2 win.
“He deserves his chance. The keeper is like every other position, we want people fighting for their place.”
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