Ged McNamee praised his players for grinding out a hard-fought win over Boreham Wood at The Super 6 Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Pools’ First Team Coach stepped in for press duties following the 2-0 victory and admitted that he and the rest of the staff were delighted with the manner of the triumph.
Two goals from skipper Andrew Davies proved the difference but Pools had to really dig deep to protect their clean sheet and pick up their first home win in four.
“For us, it was one of the most pleasing rmances of the season,” McNamee told Pools PlayerHD.
“People might find that strange but Boreham Wood are a very tough team to play against with the type of football they play, getting the ball forward quickly so we had to be at it today.
“We want to play but there are times when you have to roll your sleeves up and dig in, and I thought the lads did that really well this afternoon and we still created quite a few chances.
“The second goal took the pressure off a bit. We’ve had games at 1-0 going in to the last five minutes this season and it’s nervous so to put the second one in allowed us to relax and see the game out.
“Andrew (Davies) is unlucky not to get the hat-trick but it was great to see the way his goals came because there’s some work been done on set-pieces in training and it’s nice to get that reward today.
“I thought we thoroughly deserved the win. It was a tough game; there were some hard tackles and some strange decisions which all added to it but the lads kept their concentration and ground it out.”