A few weeks ago Tom Killick was stressing about the size of his threadbare squad, with injuries and suspensions leaving Poole with very few options in terms of depth.
Fast forward to now, and Killick is a lot more confident – after witnessing the performances of the younger players at his disposal first hand.
Kieran Burnett detailed his pride in seeing numerous members of his U23 side make the step up to Poole’s first team on Tuesday night.
Thoughts of a new stadium are far from the mind of Poole boss Tom Killick, who says he can only concentrate on things he can control – like performances on the pitch.
Tom Killick lead the praises for his young guns after they almost came out on top at the New Cuthbury against rivals Wimborne Town in the Southern League Cup.
Poole Town almost gifted their Dorset rivals a first win in their new home with a lacklustre performance compounded by mistakes, before eventually losing on penalties.
Tom Killick confirmed that he is yet again to use the Southern League cup as an opportunity for players on the fringes of the first-team to gain more minutes, rather than attempt a cup run.
It’s time for another Cross-Stour derby, this time in the Southern League Cup – and with so little distance between the two clubs, there is no surprise there has been quite a bit of overlap in playing personnel.
Poole and Salisbury is quickly becoming the fixture both sets of fans circle on their calendars – but are the two clubs now bitter rivals?
Rather predictably, Poole Town will face local rivals Wimborne Town in the Southern League Cup’s first round.