Redbridge bosses expecting ‘hard game’ against Ware

PUBLISHED: 12:00 16 September 2014

Redbridge joint managers Ricky Eaton (left) and Dave Ross (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Redbridge joint managers Ricky Eaton (left) and Dave Ross (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

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Ross and Eaton positive about side

Redbridge joint-managers Dave Ross and Ricky Eaton expect a tough match against Ware this evening in the Ryman One North but are confident their team can achieve a result.

Ware visit Oakside tonight in good form having secured victories in their last two league matches against Thamesmead Town and Great Wakering Rovers.

That leaves the Hertforshire side eighth in the table, a stark contrast to the Motormen who sit second bottom with just four points from eight games.

Nevertheless, Ross believes his side aren’t too far away from steadying the ship and finally showing how good they can be.

“Ware is another hard game. I don’t think you are going to get any easy game at this level and teams won’t get an easy game against us,” insisted Ross.

“Ware have got a good budget this year and we know a few players are on decent money over there.

“At the end of the day, they have turned the square right around and if we were in the same position as them, with that sort of money, we would turn our squad right around.

“At the moment we are working on what we are working on but saying that, we have some good players and it is just about getting them working together right and that takes time.

“We have had to rebuild a side from scratch but considering it is only a month into the season, watching us play against Romford you can tell we are not a bad side. We are not a million miles away.”

Meanwhile fellow joint-manager Eaton believes the players are suffering from a lack of confidence and concedes conceding late goals to Sudbury in the FA Cup and against Romford in the league recently haven’t helped that issue.

“If we keep performing like we did against Romford the points will come,” Eaton added.

“It is hard to grow confidence when you keep on getting sucker punched. You lose in the last minute in the FA Cup, 119th minute of extra time and it is going to take something out of you.

“We are trying to keep the boys mentality strong but it is very difficult.

“The boys have got to learn from it and keep digging in because the results will come.”

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