Cauley Woodrow insists confidence has not been knocked following Daggers defeat
Cauley Woodrow says he and the squad have not had their confidence knocked despite defeat to Dagenham & Redbridge on Tuesday, and is convinced they will get back to winning ways against Newport County AFC.
Woodrow himself says he’ll be ready for the game – despite team mate Ben Coker playing a trick on him earlier in the week.
The 18-year-old is also relishing his run in the first-team is enjoying playing on the left-hand side of the a three-pronged attack.
He said: “Cokes tried to wind me up on Wednesday night. He told me we were travelling to the game on Thursday (even though we always travel on a Thursday).
“I tried to call the manager but couldn’t get through to him so came in my tracksuit this morning just in case. Fair to say I did fall for it.
“I’ve settled in really well here and the lads have all been great, I get on well with all of them.
“Despite the defeat, our confidence and belief hasn’t been knocked because we put in a good performance despite going down to ten-men.
“Hopefully we can bounce back on Saturday. I’m sure we can because we have been playing well lately.
“We’ve enjoying some good performances away from home in the last couple of weeks and we’ll be wanting more of the same against Newport.
“I’m really enjoying the run I’m having in the team at the moment. It’s a new position for me because I’m usually a striker.
“But the manager has told me to come inside and play as a second forward along with Barry Corr whenever I can and it’s working well.
“I’m hoping I can grab my first goal in the league soon. I went close on Tuesday night but the ‘keeper made a great save. It’d be great to put that right on Saturday.”