Pre-Game Thoughts: Bootle’s Joe Doran

Joe Doran’s Bootle take on Barnoldswick Town in the second leg of the Macron Cup semi final at the Delta Taxis Stadium – live on B Live Sports Radio.

Doran, boss of @bootle_fc, told us he expects a difficult test from the Barnoldswick side, but remains positive about his sides chances in the tie.

Doran said, “We believe that we can be positive tonight despite being 1-0 down. We need to focus on playing our own game and enjoying it.

“It’s a semi final, were at home and we want to got out and give a good account of ourselves.

“We know that it will be a difficult test – Barnoldswick have some good players, especially the goal keeper.”


Positive words from Doran, and he hopes the supporters can encourage and motivate his side on to the final tonight.

He added, “We hope that a big crowd can help create a great atmosphere tonight. We’re hoping the @BootleFCBucks are out in force.”