Ross: We’ve got to start scoring

PUBLISHED: 10:10 30 March 2015

Redbridge manager Dave Ross (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Redbridge manager Dave Ross (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

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Redbridge manager anxious as goals dry up at wrong time in the campaign

Redbridge supremo Dave Ross admits his side’s lack of goals is beginning to make him nervous at a crucial point in the season.

The Motormen have not netted since their 2-1 win over Tilbury on March 14, a run of four matches in which they have shipped 12 goals without reply.

It has seen the Oaksiders slip back towards the relegation zone and Ross wants the situation sorted before it gets any worse.

“It’s disappointing that we’re not scoring. We’re putting ourselves in trouble at the wrong time,” said the Redbridge manager.

“It is a worry. The players say they are working hard but they need to pull their fingers out. From what I’ve seen, I think they could be working harder.”

The Motormen’s latest game ended in a 3-0 defeat at home to promotion-chasing Wroxham with a second-half brace from Jamie Forshaw helping to inflict the damage.

Ross says the display against the Yachtsmen was a poor one from the whole team and that his squad must start taking more responsibility.

“We conceded three poor goals defensively, the midfield need to work harder and the front guys must start scoring goals,” added the Oaksiders chief.

“We need to work on these things in training and do better. Ricky Eaton and I will take our share of the blame but the players must own up to their mistakes too.”

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