10:30am Friday 27th September 2013
NORTH Leigh boss Mark Gee is eyeing top spot in Division 1 South & West as his side welcome Cinderford Town to Eynsham Park tomorrow, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.
A run of five consecutive league victories has propelled North Leigh up to fourth in the table and the Millers can go top with a home success.
“There’s no pressure at all,” said Gee.
“In April maybe things would be different, but it’s still early in the season and there’s a lot of football to be played yet.
“We just have to concentrate on the next game because you get no points for looking back.
“We’ve got ourselves into a position where teams will put that extra effort in to beat you and we have to stay focused if we’re going to deal with everything Cinderford throw at us.
“They’re a direct side with some big players and they’re very good from set-pieces, but we just have to focus on ourselves.”
North Leigh will be without midfielder Michael Alexis (hamstring), but Wayne Turk returns to the squad.
“We’re looking to keep players fit and rotate the squad, but obviously we’d like to keep things settled while we’re on a good run,” Gee added.
“We have made a very good start at home and we’re in good form, but I think the fixtures have been kind to us in that regard.”
North Leigh (v Cinderford Town, home): White, Hole, Organ, Bowles, Westlake, Caton, Sanders, Osborne-Ricketts, Woodley, McDonagh, Dutton-Black, Williams, Walcott, Else, Turk.
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