And Bell hopes there will be much more for the Steelmen faithful to smile about in the weeks and months to come.
Sam Mulready scored twice and fellow summer signings Kern Miller and Jack McGovern were also on target while Jordon Crawford added the fifth as the Steelmen thrashed Romulus 5-1.
David Bell felt Corby Town took a “step in the right direction” after they opened the new Evo-Stik League South season with five-star display at Steel Park.
“It was great to have over 400 in the ground and to be fair they were always with us even when we were in the bottom four last season,” he added.
The Steelmen head to Spalding United, who were 2-0 winners at Stocksbridge Park Steels, for their first away game of the season on Tuesday night.
“We haven’t won anything, you don’t win anything in August. But what we have done is taken a step in the right direction.”
“They came out in their numbers for us and I really hope we can give the supporters something to cheer about this season.”