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Burnham FC boss Shone 'satisfied' with Blues' current form

Burnham have picked up only one league win to date this season and were knocked out of the Berks & Bucks Senior Cup by Binfield on Monday evening.

But manager Paul Shone has been satisfied with their displays and says they're in a false position heading into Saturday's league game against Brimscombe & Thrupp at The Gore.

The Blues haven't been in league action for nearly a month, but had been going well in the cup competitions until last week's 3-2 defeat to Tiverton Town in the FA Cup and Monday night's penalty shoot-out loss to Binfield.

Shone's men had dominated large parts of the clash and were closing in on a narrow 1-0 lead when the Moles popped up to equalise at the death.

"Fair play to them they forced it to penalties and we only managed one in the shoot-out, but that's the luck of penalties," said Shone.

"Our performances in the cup have been pretty good, but exiting the Berks & Bucks Cup is obviously a disappointment because we miss the chance to draw a bigger club like Wycombe, or Maidenhead or Slough in the later rounds which would have been something to look forward to."

Reflecting on their league form to date, Shone added: "The performances have been ok in the league even if most of them have been defeats. We've only had one win so far but it was a dominant one against Flackwell Heath.

"We're in a false position because there have been games we should have won that we lost. But we've now got three or four games at home in the league and it's a good chance for us to push up the table.

"Brimscombe are also in a false position like us. They were competing at the top of the table last year but now find themselves rock bottom. I don't think they've had much luck so we know it will be tough on Saturday."

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