Date: Tue 14 May 2013

Work-rate key for Young

Scott Young

Scott Young

Port Talbot Town manager Scott Young has praised his side’s work-rate in the run up to Saturday’s Corbett Sports Welsh Premier League play-off final (3pm).

Young has seen his side record three successive clean-sheets on route to the weekend’s Euro play-off at the Gen-Quip stadium and believes his own footballing upbringing was evident as his Port Talbot side ground out a disciplined 1-0 victory in last weekend’s semi-final against Carmarthen Town.

"That was how I was brought up and it was my game - work hard every week, show lots of desire and then I believe the quality comes out on to. I see work-rate as a skill and the lads worked their socks off and they were different class,” said Young following Saturday’s win.

"Being hard to beat and keeping clean-sheets is how I was brought up."

Being hard to beat and keeping clean-sheets is how I was brought up


"I’ve said to the lads that the first stage was to get into the top-six, the second stage was to go into the play-offs, the third one was to win the semi-final and now we’ve now got one more to go.

"There are two teams left looking to achieve the same thing so we’ve got a fifty-fifty chance and I’m sure it’s going to be a great game next week.

"Bala are a good team, they’ve won twelve on the bounce now and their going to come here full of confidence and maybe as slight favourites.”

Admission for Saturday’s final at the GenQuip stadium has once again been reduced; under-16s receive FREE entry, whilst entry for adults is just £5.

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