Soccer - Central FC player David Upton in the game against Nerimbera at Pilbeam Park.
Soccer - Central FC player David Upton in the game against Nerimbera at Pilbeam Park. Chris Ison ROK030618csoccer5

Central to enjoy bye weekend for end of season charge

SOCCER: Rest and recover will be the order of the day this weekend when Central FC has the bye.

Coming into the back end of the season, Central will have a lot of work ahead of it to gain a solid position on the Central Queensland Premier League ladder.

Coach Joel Maudsley was looking forward to the weekend off to allow the players to recharge for a strong drive to gain vital competition points.

"Both A grade and reserve grade have no games this weekend due to us having the bye, and reserves won on a forfeit because Emerald couldn't send a team over,” Maudsley said.

"The team will be able to rest and recover a take care of few niggling injuries and a couple of players have the flu.”

Central played a 2-2 draw last weekend against Bluebirds and will look to convert scoring opportunities into more wins.

Central sits third on the competition ladder.

"We've had a few draws and need to get more wins to help our position on the points table,” Maudsley said.

The next game Central play will be a local derby against competition leader Clinton FC at Clinton Fields.

"This weekend off will come at a good time to rest up for our upcoming game against Clinton,” Maudsley said.

"We are going to keep working our set pieces, game plans and preparing for the back end of the season.”



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