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Ross: Romford our biggest game

PUBLISHED: 09:31 03 March 2015 | UPDATED: 09:31 03 March 2015

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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Redbridge play Romford in relegation clash

Redbridge manager Dave Ross believes his side’s game against Romford will be their biggest of the season so far.

Both The Motormen and Boro head into the match in the bottom four of the table as they both try to beat the drop.

And Ross admits the relegation six-pointer could prove vital come the end of the season

“It’s a massive game. It will certainly be the biggest game we’ve had this year,” said Ross.

“I can’t emphasise how big the game is for both teams. We both need to get points out of the game.

“It isn’t going to be easy. It’s going to be who wants it more on the day. Hopefully that will be us.”

The game between the two sides is likely to be a lively encounter, with Ryman North status and local pride at stake.

Despite the importance of the match for both teams, Ross insists he is not expecting a bruising encounter.

“I’m not expecting a physical game but I am expecting both teams to give it 100%. They’ll be a lot of hard work out there from both teams,” added Ross.

“They’ve lost quite a few players but they’ve got a good manager who I’m sure has replaced them with equally good players.

“We’re both looking to get three points. Hopefully if we win, it’ll be a boost for us and we can kick on.”

Ross is also expecting a good atmosphere among the fans at the Oakside Stadium.

“Hopefully a few of the lads from the younger teams will come to support us. What fans we do have there, they will provide a good atmosphere.

“For the fans, I hope it’s a good, entertaining game and that the best team wins. Hopefully that’s us.”


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