Boreham Wood boss Luke Garrard ‘on top of the world’ after stunning FA Cup giantkilling

Boreham Wooden boss Luke Garrard ‘on prime of the world’ just after Countrywide League side pull off spectacular FA Cup giantkilling towards Bournemouth… and he states he envisioned his group to concede 8!

  • Boreham Wooden pulled off breathtaking upset with victory over Bournemouth
  • Captain Mark Ricketts scored the winner at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday 
  • Countrywide League aspect will participate in Everton in fifth round of the FA Cup 
  • Boreham Wooden are cheapest-rated aspect still left in the competition  

Luke Garrard hailed his Boreham Wooden warriors on Sunday soon after the Nationwide League aspect dumped Bournemouth out of the FA Cup.

A 1st-half winner from captain Mark Ricketts despatched the Hertfordshire club into the fifth round for the 1st time in their historical past, teeing up a trip to Everton.

Wooden manager Garrard was in tears as he joined his players celebrating in front of 1400 ecstatic travelling followers after they bridged a 74-spot gap to file a renowned giantkilling.

Boreham Wood boss Luke Garrard was in shock after his side reached the FA Cup fifth round

Boreham Wood boss Luke Garrard was in shock following his aspect arrived at the FA Cup fifth round

Fifth-tier Boreham Wood are 74 places below Bournemouth in the league pyramid

Fifth-tier Boreham Wood are 74 sites beneath Bournemouth in the league pyramid

‘I am in tatters, I am on prime of the earth, the thoughts at the minute are outstanding,’ stated Garrard. 

‘It is just remarkable. I thought they were likely to hit us for eight. This hasn’t registered with me at all.

‘They are unbelievable, these boys. To a gentleman, team, individuals in the boardroom, that is for them.’

Captain Mark Ricketts' first-half goal was enough to send the National League side through

Captain Mark Ricketts’ first-50 percent target was enough to send the Countrywide League side via

Garrard said he was on top of the world after his side beat Bournemouth on Sunday

Garrard reported he was on top rated of the planet following his facet conquer Bournemouth on Sunday

Garrard’s side are 17 matches undefeated as they chase marketing to the EFL for the first time and they have yet to concede a goal on their FA Cup run with a trip to Goodison Park to consider on new Toffees manager Frank Lampard future.

Garrard included: ‘I appreciate Frank and Everton coach Ashley Cole, he is the ideal remaining back again Arsenal at any time experienced.

‘To be in a position to pit my wits in opposition to them, it hasn’t sunk in but.’

Boreham Wood pulled off a famous giantkilling as they dumped the Cherries out of the cup

Boreham Wood pulled off a renowned giantkilling as they dumped the Cherries out of the cup

Ricketts, 37, explained: ‘This is huge for us. There was interest in the club coming into this sport. To go away to Goodison Park, there will be even extra. It is wonderful for the local community. We are these types of a modest club but we have major hearts.’

Bournemouth manager Scott Parker, whose Championship facet are contending for marketing again to the Premier League, reported: ‘Full praise to Boreham Wood. Luke and the gamers were being very well deserving (of the get) and deserved the result tonight. I would like them all the finest.

‘We know the magic the FA Cup provides and I didn’t want to be on the stop of a giantkilling. But occasionally you have to get your drugs.’