Railway target 20 points by Christmas as league hots up
Harrogate Railway boss Billy Miller is urging his troops forward as they clash with sides fighing at either end of the Evo-Stik First Division North.
Railway host third-placed Clitheroe on Saturday (kick-off 3pm) and travel to basement side Garforth on Tuesday (7.45pm).
The matches follow Tuesday’s 3-2 WRCC win over Tadcaster Albion and Saturday’s 3-0 loss at Curzon Ashton.
Miller believes Railway put in a performance of the season at the weekend, and wants a repeat in this week’s league double-header.
He said: “These are massive games for us. Clitheroe are doing well, but we went there and goat a draw earlier this season.
“I am a little bit worried for garforth, because there are rumours going around. They are a local team, and you don’t want to see them ending up somehwere they don’t want to be.
“It is a match we want to win, like when we played Goole a few weeks ago.We are aiming tobget to around 20 points for Christmas.”
Reflecting on Saturday, Miller said: “It was probably the best we have played all season.
“We played them off the pitch, but they had that extra quality in front of goal.”
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