We started to prepare for the game with vigour and intent, pumped up with energy and enthusiasm, keen to make amends for the previous away loss at Saffron Walden.

Things did not look particularly promising at half time. Hertford led 2-0, Berkhamsted shots on goal were scuffed and Hertford were breaking freely through the midfield.

The fickle finger of fate pointed itself firmly at the fives this week!

Its rather charming to turn up at the ground and introduce the team to each other, for our twentieth game of the season. Handshakes and pleasantries all round.

So be it, we rallied, we played, we shuffled, we were a basic team of eleven....oh but what an eleven