Welsh champions The New Saints have finished 2016 in character with a 27th rival win â€“ eclipsing a symbol set by Ajax some-more than 40 years ago.
The 2-0 better of Cefn Druids done it 27 victories in a quarrel â€“ 21 in a joining and 3 any in a dual domestic crater competitions â€“ violence a prior universe record set by Ajax behind in 1971/72. “We’re not comparing ourselves to Ajax in any way, though we’re really unapproachable of what we’ve achieved,” pronounced manager Craig Harrison.
“It’s not something we set as a target. To be a holders of a universe record is only so surreal. It feels like a trophy, though itâ€™s not’ it’s a by-product of a deteriorate and a players have worked fantastically hard.”
The New Saints had equalled Ajax’s 26-game foe run on 26 December, and now conduct into 2017 looking to extend their winning streak. “In any customary of football, we try to put together a run of 27 wins on a run and it’s tighten to impossible,” pronounced authority Mike Harris. “I used to watch that side of Cruyff, Neeskens, Rep, Krol and others and marvel during their football.”
â€” Craig Harrison (@CraigHarrison15) December 31, 2016
The Welsh champions have won their final 22 joining games â€“ including all 21 this deteriorate â€“ and are 21 points transparent during a tip of a table. The New Saints have also managed 74 joining goals in a stream campaign, a many in any European tip moody in 2016/17.
“The whole group has been superb this year,” explained Harrison recently. “We’ve got about 4 or 5 players now who haven’t won anything before with TNS, so there’s an combined mutation and a craving to a squad. That’s been proven by a run we’ve been on.”
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