Ross awaits visit of former club

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

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

The Motormen host Tilbury

Redbridge manager Dave Ross believes a win against Tilbury would provide his side with the boost they need to avoid the drop.

The Motormen are unbeaten in their two games so far this month, a run that has seen them move four points clear of the relegation zone.

And Ross feels victory over the Dockers will go a long way to helping his side remain in the Ryman North.

“If we can get a result against Tilbury, that would be seven points from a possible nine. That’s not the form of a team where we are,” said Ross.

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“But we’ve got to get a result against Tilbury first before we can talk like that. Certainly a win would give us a lot of confidence.”

The game with Tilbury sees Ross come up against a side he has previously coached, having worked for the Dockers as assistant manager from 2010 to 2012.

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And the current Redbridge boss is eagerly anticipating the visit of his former club to the Oakside Stadium.

“I know Tilbury very well and I’m looking forward to the game. I maintain a very good relationship with the club,” added Ross.

“Hopefully Redbridge can get something out of the match. Tilbury are a good side, especially since Gary Henty took charge.

“In their last 10 games they’ve been quite good. But we’ve been good recently too. We expect it to be a very entertaining game.”

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