A delighted Darren Sarll hailed Tuesday’s win at Newport County as “a massive three points” as his side made the most of their game in hand over the rest of the division.
The victory moves Boro into ninth place, just one point out of the play-off places.
“It is a tough place to come. It is a tough place to come if you want to pass the ball, the opposition make it difficult with their strategy, the pitch makes it difficult on its own – it is a massive, massive three points for us with it being a game in hand.
“How many times in the last calendar year have you or I spoke about Stevenage being in the top ten? It is a good night.
“It is important we stockpile points and keep moving ourselves up. We are a group of players and a group of staff that believe we belong at the top of this division and are not afraid of any opponent in this league.
“It is a big three points tonight in difficult circumstances. It really showed the character of our organisation and that comes from James Fennessy who cuts the grass, our kit man Kelvin right the way up to our chairman. We have got a strong club, a very strong group and that showed tonight.”
As impressive as five away league wins on the bounce is, Sarll knows that it is vital the team get back to winning ways at home.
Having come close against top opposition in recent weeks, the manager is confident a home victory is on the horizon.
“The last four games at the Lamex we have played the top three. I think they were good games, tough games but we were only a goal away in those games.
“We are a goal away from the top three so there is a lot to be excited about.
“We will do everything we can to make sure the supporters at the Lamex get a good viewing. It is important we keep giving them something excited about Saturday at 3 o’clock and winning here does wonders for your belief. So we are very, very confident going into Saturday.”
Full post-match reaction courtesy of the manager, Tom Pett and Dean Wells is available to view on Boro PlayerHD.