Mills pleased to be back in the goals

Striker scores 11th of campaign

Nantwich Town striker Ben Mills ended his dry spell in front of goal in Boxing Day’s 2-0 victory over Stafford Rangers.

Mills notched up his 11th of the campaign with a close range header 30 minutes into the Dabbers local derby with Rangers.

The ex-Stafford man had failed to score a league goal since the 1st November in a 3-2 victory over Northwich Victoria.

Ben told the club’s official website he was ‘as happy as larry’ to get back on the score sheet.

He said: “I’m really pleased to finally get number eleven; I’ve been searching for it for a while perhaps too hard.

“I’ve been getting in good areas sometimes but my decision making has let me down or I’ve panicked.”

It’s no secret that the big man has been lacking confidence of late but extra work on the training ground with his manager, Jimmy Quinn, has helped him to keep believing.

“We’ve done lots of extra work and I am starting to get my focus back, I am looking to hit the target more and be relaxed in front of goal.”

The 2-0 victory over Stafford saw the Dabbers end a winless streak in the league and that win has spread much needed confidence amongst the ranks according to Mills.

“We’ve built a good platform,” he added.

“As a unit we’ve worked really hard this week and we highlighted the importance of a good start after Christmas before the game so it was pleasing to get that.”

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