AFC TOTTON started Travels after Steve Hollick with what chairman Andy Straker described as a “respectable” 1-1 house draw towards Yate The city within the Southern One South & West.
With Hollick leaving the executive’s submit via mutual consent within the wake of Tuesday’s horrific 6-1 mauling via Wimborne The city, it used to be his assistant Andy Darnton who took caretaker rate.
And taking into account the upheaval that had long past prior to it, Straker used to be rather glad with Totton’s reaction as they climbed out of the ground two.
The Stags were given the carry they wanted 5 mins ahead of the damage when Nick Watts cleverly performed in Nathaniel Sherborne, whose shot trickled into the some distance backside nook for 1-Zero.
Steve Mowthorpe’s fingertip save stored Totton forward on the spoil and Darnton’s half-time group communicate gave the impression to paintings wonders because the Stags began the second one 1/2 with the similar degree of depth.
However they have been stuck at the counter when Yate broke temporarily from a Totton nook on 58 mins and Mitch Tippins side-footed previous the diving Mowthorpe for 1-1.
The Stags then sustained two accidents with defender Jack Vallis requiring stitches after a conflict of heads and up to date signing Ashley Jarvis hobbling off with a suspected hamstring drawback.
Even so, they virtually gained it at the stroke of full-time when Watts rattled the crossbar.
“First 1/2 we have been in reality just right,” stated Straker. “We struggled moderately 2d 1/2 when Yate modified it, however I don’t assume somebody would have complained had we gained.
“It used to be a just right efficiency making an allowance for what had came about on Tuesday. We appeared a some distance higher aspect nowadays and I’m more than happy with the hassle the gamers gave. They labored onerous.”
Programs for the vacant supervisor’s submit are already smartly into double figures.
“We’ll draw up a short-list and take it from there,” stated Straker.
“We’d love to have somebody in through Saturday however that can be too quickly with the quantity of people that’ve proven an hobby. Through the next week, we will have to have our new supervisor.”
Totton host Winchester Town on Tuesday (7.45pm) within the Southern League Problem Cup first spherical.
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