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Fallowfield Aiming to Finish Strong

22 February 2019

Club News

Fallowfield Aiming to Finish Strong

22 February 2019

Ryan Fallowfield is confident Town have what it takes to rediscover their early season form and be there or thereabouts come the end of the season.

The former North Ferriby full back has started 13 of Town's last 14 matches and set up Jack Muldoon's equaliser against Ebbsfleet, only to end up on the losing side.

Speaking ahead of Saturday's trip to Chesterfield, Fallowfield said: “We have had a bit of a blip recently, but I think we'll come strong towards the end of the season, we've got 14 games left and we've all got to stick together.

“We're good enough to be in those play off places, even to be winning this league, we've shown that at the beginning of the season with going 11 games unbeaten.

“Team spirit comes into mind as well, we've got everything that you want in a team, the willingness to win from every single player.

“We always knew we had a good enough team to be in and around where we are and we have proved that now, we just need to keep doing that until the end of the season.”

Town's latest National League challenge is a trip to Chesterfield, who were relegated from the Football League last season.

Though preparation remains the same regardless of the stature of opponent, our right back is desperate to help improve his side's defensive record.

“You go with the same mindset for each game and that's wanting to win, whether it be Chesterfield or whoever.

“I understand the criticism of the defence because we are leaking goals, but we are a team, we score goals together and we try not to concede goals together.

“We train every single day to try and improve that and hopefully come this Saturday we can tick off a clean sheet, and that can be a start of a good run for these last 14 games.”

An away win on Saturday would be a third in a row for Town, following two successful trips to Dover, one of the highlights of a first season in the National League according to Fallowfield.

“If I were to choose a highlight from the season Dover comes to mind, we were 2-1 down but showed that we could keep going until the end and ended up winning 3-2.

“Woodsys goal against Braintree was another highlight, the build-up and celebrations after showed just how good of a goal it actually was.”

Despite having experience at National League level, the fifth tier of English Football brings new challenges for the 23-year-old, who is still very much learning.

“I would say I am adapting well and improving every single day, I train hard, try to take that into games and hopefully can keep that spot in the team and just keep improving.

I had a tough start to the season being injured for three months, but I came back into it and I'm happy with where I am at the minute.”

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