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6 December 2016

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Hatters boss hails his boys for deserved victory

Hatters boss Nathan Jones was delighted with how his team played in the 3-2 Checkatrade Trophy second round win at Swindon tonight.

Speaking after the game at the County Ground, the Town manager said: “It was a thoroughly enjoyable game – a real good football match. Both sides played with an energy, a tempo and a desire to play the right way. 

“I felt it was pretty even in terms of build-up, but we had the better chances and probably could have won by more, although 3-2 was a fair result.”

Josh McQuoid scored twice – his first goals of the campaign – and Isaac Vassell the other, following up his first for the Hatters at Morecambe a fortnight ago, to seal the win.

Jones added: “I’m delighted for Josh, genuinely delighted for him because he’s trained at a real, real good level and he’s deserved probably more than I’ve given him so far this year. 

“I’m delighted that he got his goal. It was a shame he couldn’t get another one, but him and Isaac were a danger all night. 

“Isaac should have had more himself, but it was great for him to get his goal and he’s really finding his feet. They were a real threat tonight.”

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