Redbridge boss wants revenge and aims to bar Potters progress

PUBLISHED: 12:57 15 December 2011

Redbridge FC

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Redbridge boss Terry Spillane is targeting a revenge mission on Saturday when his side make the trip to Potters Bar Town.

The Motormen lost 2-0 to the Scholars at Oakside earlier in the season and Spillane is keen to make amends for that defeat.

“To be truthful they gave us a lesson when we played them earlier in the year and they played us off the park,” said Spillane.

“I’d certainly be hoping for more from us come the weekend.”

Throughout the season Redbridge have been known as the comeback kings, but in their last three Ryman One North games they have let slip winning positions and ended up finishing all square every time.

On Saturday they drew 2-2 against Brentwood Town and then shared the honours in a 1-1 draw with Maldon & Tiptree on Tuesday night at Oakside.

“It is a surprise really because before we have been coming on strong, but now for the last three we have started well and not finished teams off,” explained Spillane.

“It is good that we are unbeaten, but ideally you would have liked to have picked up a win.

“It was a case of two points dropped in the last two games, but it will only be a blip and as far as I am concerned we are still on course for a play-off spot.

“On Saturday we played our best football of the season in the first half, but were not clinical enough in front of goal and that cost us.”

After Saturday’s trip to Potters Bar Town, the Motormen are in action again in midweek as they look to clear the backlog of fixtures from their FA Cup heroics when they make the trip to Soham Town Rangers on Tuesday.

Michael Toner made his debut from the bench on Tuesday night after signing from Heybridge Swifts.

Boss Spillane has signed him as a direct replacement for Dan Trenkel who left last week to become player-manager at league rivals Great Wakering Rovers.

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