Gulfer a busy man ahead of Cheshunt trip

PUBLISHED: 13:30 29 September 2015

Barkingside manager Gus Gulfer (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Barkingside manager Gus Gulfer (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

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Barkingside boss looking to add to squad before tonight’s game

Barkingside manager Gursel Gulfer hopes recent recruits to the squad can boost the team’s chances of success in their Ryman North clash at Cheshunt tonight.

Tyrone Scarlett, who had a spell at Romford last season, has joined Side while Gulfer said he was busy looking to add a few more faces in time for the trip to Theobalds Lane.

Gulfer says Scarlett will have to make an impact as a substitute tonight and insists he isn’t finished adding to his squad just yet.

“We’re looking for another three points and we’re going all out to get them,” said Gulfer. “We still want still want to add more players, especially at centre back.

“We’ve lost a lot of players in that position to various injuries since the start of the season. I’m starting to think we’re cursed!

“Tyrone will be on the bench tonight as we need some cover up top. Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe has a trial coming up soon, so we wish him all the best but know we may lose him.”

Barkingside head into the game off the back of a 1-0 defeat at home to Soham Town Rangers on Saturday, their fourth one-goal league defeat of the season.

The Side boss, though, believes it was the best team that lost at Cricklefields Stadium.

“We had 80 per cent of the game. It was all one-way traffic and there only seemed to be one team in it. I’m proud of the boys’ efforts and can’t fault them.

“Their goal came from a mistake but that was the only chance they had in the entire match. It was a frustrating day.

“We can put those things right at Cheshunt tonight and I’m happy with how things are going at the minute.”

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