WARRINGTON Town have been beset by injuries this season, but one of their players staged a remarkable recovery to help them to victory at Nantwich Town last night.

Striker Josh Amis was injured in a car accident last week but came off the bench to score in Yellows' 3-1 victory at Weaver Stadium.

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It was his first goal of the season and manager Paul Carden praised the frontman for his resilience in helping out his team while still suffering with whiplash.

"Josh was in a car crash last week," he said.

"He’s been in hospital and had his back checked, but he couldn’t move in training on Thursday.

"I had to put him on on Saturday but it was a reluctant substitution. He said he felt a bit better tonight (at Nantwich).

"He’s suffered a bit of whiplash which is another injury we can’t control.

"He’s come on and been a handful. I’m always made up when Josh scores – he’s so big and robust but he doesn’t get the credit he deserves.

"We’ve done a lot of work with him about his movement in the box.

"He wouldn’t have scored that goal last season as his movement was all over the place, but he’s starting to understand it now."

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Josh Amis celebrates scoring at Nantwich. Picture by John Hopkins

Yellows made it back-to-back victories with their first ever win at the home of their Cheshire rivals, with Dave Raven and Matty Chadwick scoring their other goals.

Despite spending long periods of the game out of possession, Carden believes his side were good value for the three points.

"It was a great win and I thought we deserved it," he said.

"We have got so many players out but I wouldn’t use it as an excuse in defeat. I said to the lads that we still had a strong team.

"We had a good shape about us and we forced them into errors.

"They like to play the ball but you can control the game without the ball if your shape is right and I thought we did that.

"We weathered a little bit in the second half but we still looked a threat on the break.

"That was the plan – stay behind the ball, the two forwards dropping in and then counter from deep because we knew how open they like to play."

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Matty Chadwick scores from the penalty spot. Picture by John Hopkins

Carden was forced to register two youngsters – Tom Warren and Elliot Richards – hours before the game to supplement his squad.

Despite having never met or trained with his new teammates, Warren started at left-back and his manager was full of praise for his display.

"It was the first time the lads had met young Tom Warren," he said.

"For him to come in at left-back at 18, he was absolutely immense. He played like he had 150 games under his belt at this level.

"To a man, we stood up to them and met them head-on.

"We’ve had to put players out of position because of the injuries and we haven’t had much chance to work.

"It’s relentless, but the lads adjusted to what we asked of them. It shows good intelligence and the way they handled it was first-class."