Josh Casey reckoned Woking’s midweek 3-0 win against Hungerford Town was inspired by the players’ desire to pay back the management and fans for the shocker against Bath City, report Surrey Live.
The Cards skipper laid the blame on the Bath defeat squarely on the players for not showing enough application. And he said the fact boss Alan Dowson stood on the pitch before Tuesday’s National League South match, inviting flak to take pressure off his men, was even more of a motivation.
“We make no excuses for Saturday [Bath], it was bad, it was poor and the players take responsibility,” said Casey. “It was nothing to do with the management, or set-up, or tactics. It was that we weren’t good enough.
“We’re lucky we had a game on Tuesday and wanted to put it right. Obviously it was in difficult circumstances. The crowd were quiet to start with, even when we were 1-0 up. We had to try and win them back over, which is expected. Hopefully we did that.”
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