Harry Pell: Cheltenham Town midfielder lifts lid on the 'weasel'

Gary Johnson Cheltenham Town
Gary Johnson took over at Cheltenham in March

He let the weasel out of the bag and now Cheltenham Town midfielder Harry Pell is facing the drop.

Pell revealed the name for an unusual set-piece that out-foxed Macclesfield on Tuesday and resulted in him scoring.

The set-piece, called the 'weasel' by Gary Johnson, will now have to be renamed and Cheltenham's boss jokingly questioned Pell's loyalty to the club.

"He's a double agent," quipped Johnson. "He put it out there, got it publicity. I might drop him as a result!"

However, forward Billy Waters said they have been working on variations of the weasel to keep the opposition on their toes.

"There are different versions to the weasel," Waters told BBC Gloucestershire. "We've still got a few more tricks up our sleeves.

"We've scored two set-pieces. That one was a really good goal as it is something we have worked on since pre-season and for it to come off was brilliant."

And Johnson said the goal was fitting reward for their hard work on the training pitch in pre season.

"We work hard on set-plays, we all have an input," he said.

"When one comes off and you've conned the opposition and scored from it, that is what set-plays are all about. Being clever. The lads really enjoy them and they've worked hard."

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