Brady hails 'proper team performance' as he revels in first win as Cobblers caretaker boss

Cobblers' delighted caretaker boss Jon Brady hailed a 'proper team performance' after he claimed his first win in charge with victory over Plymouth Argyle on Tuesday.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 10:12 pm
Jon Brady celebrates his first win as Cobblers boss (Pictures: Pete Norton)

Town ended their 11-game winless streak with a first victory of 2021 and it owed much Ryan Watson and a hard-fought defensive rearguard.

The in-form midfielder broke the deadlock with a fine finish just before half-time and then sealed the points by converting from close-range midway through the second-half.

The win takes Cobblers off the foot of Sky Bet League One and up to 22nd place.

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"It's very pleasing," said Brady. "I thought we scored at the right times and we managed the game very well.

"Every single player, to a man, worked extremely hard and to get a result like that, you need eight or nine players to be better than the opposition and I thought everyone came to the table tonight.

"(Jonathan) Mitchell has got some criticism but he showed great character and the boys showed great character and for me, I feel that has to be a start for us in terms of managing the game because we were up against a good side.

"We believe the performances have been stronger but tonight it felt like it all came together and that was a proper team performance."