The New Saints: Boss Anthony Limbrick looking forward to Europe after double

Anthony Limbrick with striker Declan McManus
Australian-born Anthony Limbrick was appointed New Saints manager in April 2021

New Saints manager Anthony Limbrick states his side will have a nicely-gained relaxation in advance of their Champions League marketing campaign.

Saints finished the domestic double with a 3-2 gain about Penybont to safe an eighth Welsh Cup.

Limbrick’s side had presently claimed the Cymru Premier title in March to safe a spot in the Champions League qualifiers

“We have been finding every thing in spot previously and we need to recruit perfectly in the summer time,” he stated.

“We want to coach effectively, which we have been scheduling and prepping for.

“It feels we have acquired a very little a lot more time this year for the reason that past year with the finish of the time and Covid we had been fighting for the league.

“We only experienced one particular or two weeks off, then the players came back again in. We can now have a bit extra rest – it truly is been a long year for us.”

Jordan Williams’ very first-50 percent brace and Declan McManus’ penalty observed Saints win the Welsh Cup regardless of Penybont’s late fightback.

Saints attained the third qualifying spherical of the 2021-22 Europa Convention League and Limbrick is seeking forward to a Champions League campaign later on in the summer.

“We’re seriously looking forward to that and you will not have to get the players enthusiastic for Europe,” Limbrick instructed BBC Activity Wales.

“It really is a excellent challenge and we are happy we are back again in the Champions League.

“It offers us an chance to development as much as we can.”

Veteran goalkeeper Paul Harrison will not be associated in Saints’ European marketing campaign with his time at Park Corridor coming to an end right after 15 years.