CHORLEY FC manager Matt Jansen was delighted with a ‘superb’ performance to take all three points against Bradford Park Avenue.

The victory saw the Magpies make it nine games unbeaten in the Vanarama Conference North as Chorley look to keep up the pressure on their other promotion rivals.

But the ex-Blackburn Rovers ace Jansen was delighted by the team spirit of his side.

He said: “Bradford Park Avenue is not a happy hunting ground for us I can’t remember the last time we got a result here.

“We have got to be professional about this. I don’t get afraid of the Salford, the Harrogate, the Bradford games as in the big matches we seem to rise to and if you want to be a success you have to win them.

“The only criticism that I had a half-time was that we could have been more ruthless as I thought at one goal it was precarious.

“It showed in the second half as they had a bit of a clear chance and maybe it was the kick up the backside we needed and from there on in it was one only one team really.”

A striker by trade, Jansen was also delighted with the efforts of his front men especially Sefton Gonzales.

He said: “Jason (Walker) is such a clever player and there was another man of the match performance by Sefton.

“He is such a handful and works tirelessly but they all did I was most pleased with when we were out of possession about how we hunted possession back.

“When we won it we were a constant threat. It was a fantastic performance and deserved the three points.”

One other interesting statistic was the Magpies ability to keep out their opponents.

Jansen said: “It was another clean sheet and we are so resolute.

“You can hear them and it is a such a great dressing room.

“They (Bradford) changed their formation twice to try to counter us.

“But we kept to what we know and kept our formation and they could not deal with us.

“It was a fantastic performance from everyone and the subs did their bit too.”

Jansen also heaped praise on midfield duo Jake Cottrell and Adam Blakeman in setting up Dale Whitham’s effort.

He said: “It was fantastic world class pass.

“I joked with him saying did he mean it and he said he did.

“It set the goal up and we go against with a tough game against Stockport.

“We take each game as it comes we will enjoy this for a few days and then go again.”

Jansen was delighted with the Chorley fans cheering them on from the sidelines.

He said: “They were there singing for us all the way through.

“We need our supporters.”