Monday, 25 September 2017

the blip continues...

I’m guessing a few people out there maybe thinking ‘I told you so’. Having witnessed the Northampton and Swindon wins, and enjoyed the positive atmosphere at The Valley, I bit the bullet and bought a season ticket.

Despite the recent run of two losses and a draw I’m still confident that we won’t have anything as bad as last season. However we do need to come up with a viable tactic to revert to when we come up against savvy managers who’ve worked out pressing us up the pitch basically nullifies the attacking way we set ourselves up.

Saturday also showed what a crucial player Ricky Holmes is to us. Him missing showed that we do lack creative flair and aggressive attacking prowess elsewhere on the pitch.

We can only hope that once Reeves and Marshall are fit the burden of creativity will be shared a bit more.

It’s critical we get something out of the next two away games, 2 or 3 points to keep us in touch with the top six. Walsall and Fleetwood will provide tough opposition so Robinson will have to make sure he has the team prepared fully and a well planned game plan in place.