Romford boss Martin wants to break their bad run against Dereham Town

PUBLISHED: 15:00 09 February 2018

Romford manager Paul Martin and his assistant Alex Goldstone (Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Romford manager Paul Martin and his assistant Alex Goldstone (Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

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Romford manager Paul Martin wants to break down the wall they have run into in recent weeks as they face high-flying Dereham Town this weekend.

Boro will welcome the Magpies to Ship Lane on Saturday (3pm) as they look to end a four-game losing streak in the Bostik North.

Boss Martin admits it will not be easy, but is hoping a handful of reinforcements can help dig them out of a hole.

“We’ve hit a brick wall and I’ve got to try finding the right tools to break down that wall and start getting results,” said Martin.

“There will be a couple of players going this week and we’ve signed five players, a couple are very good signings and hopefully all five are going to come in on Saturday.

“Hopefully they will come in, find their feet and get us out of trouble.”

Martin refused to reveal the identity of any of the signings but believes they’re all very good additions and is hoping they settle right in.

“The signings Alex and I have worked hard for three or four nights trying to track these players to come to us.

“Some of these players are floating around without a club at the minute and we’ve signed some decent ones,” he added.

“Hopefully they can click right away as we haven’t got time to be patient no more.

“Most of them are known to this league and the league above, so we’ve done well in signing them.

“Trying to sell the club with no budget is always hard, but I’m hoping we’ve found the right people as right now we have a lot of players going through the motions.

“They don’t know how much Romford means to me, the chairman and the supporters and I need those players to start working hard.”

Boro, beaten 5-1 at Aveley on Saturday, earned a 2-2 draw when they went to Dereham and will be hoping they can repeat that result again this time round.

“Dereham are flying and got a good result this week and they’re another team that I can’t remember the last time they lost,” said Martin.

“It hasn’t been a great month and the confidence is down. It’s now my job to get the confidence up.”


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