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Pressley: This weekend's game is a really big one for us

19 November 2015

Martin Ling's Robins side visit the Fylde Coast

Steven Pressley admits this weekend’s Sky Bet League One game at home to Swindon Town is a big one for his players.

The Cod Army currently occupy 22nd in the table and are only a point behind the Robins who lie a couple of places above them.

A win for Pressley’s side would move them out of the relegation zone, with Millwall heading to the Fylde Coast three days later.

Ahead of the game, he said: “This weekend the most important thing for us is the result. We have to be aggressive in our play and have a belief.

“Swindon picked up a good result at the weekend and there’s been a lot of talk coming out their club in the last month about returning to their DNA.

“They are a team that love to dominate games through possession and are quite high risk but very brave and deserve great credit for that.

“They’ve got a number of really good players, and obviously the lad Ben Gladwin who went to QPR has returned on loan.

“He’s a very good player for them and they have three excellent strikers. They’re a squad in my own opinion who are not fulfilling their potential.

“But with the new manager in place I’m sure there’ll be a great determination about themselves to do that, but the same goes for us.”

Pressley insists home form will be key for his side as they welcome a Wiltshire outfit who reached the Play-Off final last term.

“It’s a really, really big game for us. It’s a type of game that can give you the confidence and momentum going into back to back games.

“We really need to try and win this game, especially at home. I’ve said this before but our home games are vitally important.

“We have to try and win our home games and play with real intent. The last few games our second half performances have been outstanding.

“We have to start with a confidence though and the intensity in our game. That is a real goal for us on Saturday that we start with intent.

“These next few games are really exciting ones for us all. They’re games we should really be looking forward to as I certainly am.

“I’ve been improvements in recent weeks and I see a growing confidence in us. We need to turn second half performances into results.”

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