|AFC Emley boss Darren Hepworth|
“In the season before last you probably would have said eighth, which was the highest we had ever finished, was probably just desserts. Last season for the way we played, a top four finish was certainly within our reach.
“But, the league does not lie and in the end those six-pointers proved costly and we ended up finishing seventh which was our highest league finish. We want to go better than that this year.”
|Ex Emley striker Ash Flynn (left)|
Emley also do not have the resources to compete financially with a number of teams and that is why Hepworth’s focus is on a carefully considered plan to build a successful club.
“I’d have rather seen them go onto play at a higher level which they are more than capable of doing.