MANAGER Mick Woodham did not quite get the perfect performance, but was still pleased with Windsor's 2-1 win over Reading City as they followed up their 5-1 thrashing of Abingdon United last Saturday, writes Dave Wright.

"We weren't great, but we got the result we were after," he said following Tuesday's Hellenic League Premier Division match at Stag Meadow, which saw goals from Kane Fitzgerald and Luke Appleton before the visitors pulled one back late on.

"It could have been a bit more comfortable for us had we applied ourselves a little better in the second half, but that said, I couldn't see us getting beat in all honesty."

Woodham continued: "I was pleased with some aspects of our play. Everyone is searching for the perfect performance and you don't always get it, but we've won and it means we haven't lost since going out of the Vase.

"We have a lot of football to play with Saturday and Tuesday games and hopefully we will keep some momentum going and move up the table."

Since their disappointing FA Vase exit at Biggleswade at the start of the month, Windsor have put together a decent run of three wins and a draw which leaves them in 10th slot in the Premier Division standings.

And they should be capable of improving on that, as eight of their remaining 11 fixtures are at home.

Windsor were far too strong for second-bottom Abingdon with Dan Roberts leading their romp with a hat-trick, remarkably his fourth since the turn of the year.

The young striker, however, drew a blank against Reading, another side currently looking to climb away from the relegation zone.

"It didn't quite go for him, but I am sure it will in the future," commented Woodham.

"He just has got to keep plugging away. When chances aren't coming he's got to do all the ugly stuff. As long as Dan is working for the team we will be happy with him."

Windsor took on Reading without keeper Hugo Sobte, who missed only his second game of the season due to a short holiday, and Woodham raised a few eyebrows among the Stag Meadow faithful by naming midfielder George Gould in goal.

"George was a capable replacement, fair play to him, he took the responsibility on with both hands," the Windsor manager told the Observer.

"He didn't have a lot to do, but he looked comfortable and made a great save before they scored.

"Hugo makes us play out from the back and George did that, so there were elements of Hugo out there with Gouldy.

"He won't be in goal on Saturday as Hugo is back, but he will be somewhere out on the pitch."