The Toolstation Western Football League
Published 20th April 2012
....of "underachievement" could end in a double trophy-winning triumph.
His side booked a place in the final of the league's Les Phillips Cup last Saturday with a surprise 2-1 victory over Merthyr Town in the Premier Division leaders' own backyard.
Farm will face Willand Rovers in the final at Bitton on Sunday, May 6th, but pursue a first piece of silverware next Thursday when they meet Shortwood United in the GFA Trophy final.
Tomorrow's visit by Sherborne Town concludes Farm's league campaign in which they sit in eleventh place. And Black is perplexed by the difference between the side's league and cup form.
"It's up to me as a manager to get us up for 'normal' games and it hasn't happened enough," he said. "It's been a disappointing league season, but to finish up with two cup finals is great and the lads deserve it after the way they performed against Merthyr.
"This sort of excitement hasn't happened in a long time at Manor Farm and it gives us some welcome recognition."