Daniel Brown proved he is a chip off the old block with a masterly midfield display capped by a winning goal as Staines Town beat Kingstonian 1-0 on Sunday (April 17).
Classy midfielder Brown – son of Swans assistant manager Dereck, himself one of Woking’s all-time greatest players – capitalised on a long throw from Ryan Case in only the second minute to nod in from close range.
But it was his tackling, passing, vision and box-to-box running that lit up this contest, keeper Jack Turner playing his part too by making his usual quota of brilliant stops while keeping a clean sheet, one of which he felt was his best of the season so far.
The win took Staines to 16th place in the table, which they won’t better regardless of whether or not they win against Canvey Island in their final match.
Nevertheless, boss Johnson Hippolyte has achieved his objective of keeping the club in the Ryman Premier and he was more than satisfied with this win against a side who have missed out on a play-offs chance after successive defeats.
“To be fair we were really good and Daniel was just outstanding,” said Hippolyte.
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