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An interview with... Emma Dobson (Brighouse Town)
 Women's Football WNL Division 1 North News - 19 Dec 2020
 
WNL Division 1 North News - An interview with... Emma Dobson (Brighouse Town) - 19 Dec 2020 - Women's Football NewsBrighouse Town produced one of the best results of the First Round in the Vitality Women's FA Cup when they won 3-0 away to FAWNL Division One North leaders Chester-le-Street Town.
 
Brighouse defender Emma Dobson told us she felt it was a deserved win and was looking forward to facing Newcastle Utd in the next round, as well as hoping to kick start their league campaign when it gets going again:
 
WSS: Congratulations on an excellent win on Sunday, just how well did the team play to achieve that result?
ED: Thank you! I believe we definitely deserved the win. We played very well. The link up play in the middle and in the final third was exceptional. Our first half performance got us the goals but the second half was disciplined and we saw the game out in awful weather conditions.
 
WSS: Chester-le-Street have had a very good season so far and top the league table, but did you always feel confident of winning going into the game?
ED: We know Chester-le-Street are a strong squad. We've played against them many times now and it's always been a good game. Our preparation at training was great, we knew if we took what we had done in the week into the game, we had a very good chance of getting the win.
 
WSS: Could you have envisaged the start you made to the game though?
ED: Given the weather conditions and the long journey, the start we had was very impressive. Chester-le-Street came out with a high press and put us under a bit of pressure but we adapted well, recognised we needed to make a few small changes and it went from there. Watching the attacking players pull it all together was fantastic. Getting the early goals definitely put us at ease and we controlled the game from then on in.
 
WSS: Were there any scares for you in the second half or were you always comfortable at three goals up?
ED: Chester-le-Street changed their formation at half time, which did put a bit of pressure on us but we all managed the game well. I thought Ellie Dobson had a great game this week. She protected myself and Shauna really well, I felt really comfortable and had confidence that everything in front of us was going to be dealt with. We would have been very disappointed if we were to throw away three goals.
 
WSS: The draw for the Second Round has paired you with another north east side but this time at home, what are your thoughts on facing Newcastle?
ED: Again, Newcastle are a strong team, like ourselves they have a lot of strength and depth. We won't underestimate them but we love an FA Cup run at Brighouse, so we will prepare well and go out there for the win.
 
WSS: How big a priority is an FA Cup run in your season overall?
ED: The FA Cup is important for every club at our level. We are not afraid to say it helps fund the season, so a good run is essential. Other than the prize money, the competition is great for us, we have previously had some very impressive runs bringing in fans and giving the players and coaches a chance to test themselves against teams from the top divisions.
 
WSS: Your next scheduled league game in the new year is against Chester-le-Street again and then a run of home games, do you see this as a chance to kick on in the title race?
ED: Come the New Year we hope we will be able to crack on without any more disruptions, Covid and weather wise. We will work hard during the Christmas break and be ready to kick on straight away. Every game is important but we don't look too far into the future in terms of the title race.
 
WSS: You have come close to promotion so many times in recent seasons, what would it mean to the club if you can go up this time around?
ED: Promotion would mean so much to the club. For the fans, players and coaches that have stuck with it especially. We are good enough to play in the division above and the players are keen to show what they can do in there.
 
Our thanks to Emma!
 
Photo by Ray Spencer
 

 
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