Romford boss targets top 10

Romford manager Paul Martin (Gavin Ellis/TGS)

Romford manager Paul Martin (Gavin Ellis/TGS) - Credit: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Martin seeking reinforcements

Despite a poor run of form and results in recent weeks, Romford manager Paul Martin still believes his side could secure a top-10 spot in Ryman Division One North — but he is looking to freshen up his squad for the closing stages of the season.

Boro have picked up a paltry six points from their last nine games, but still find themselves comfortable in 14th place heading into their home clash with an in-form side Cheshunt at Ship Lane tomorrow (Saturday).

Martin feels things have gotten a little bit stale of late and he has been on the look-out to bring some new players into the squad in the hope of finding some form and turning results around.

The Boro boss had a look at several options during a friendly with Billericay on Monday, where his side lost out 3-1, but he has been able to draft in attacking midfielder Tyler Christian-Law from Wingate for the game against the Ambers.

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“It’s never nice to lose games and I’ve been walking around now for a few weeks with a face like thunder on me,” said Martin.

“You have to take things like this on the chin and keep plugging away.

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“We haven’t had the best of luck lately as well, but the aim still is a top-10 finish.

“We have dropped a few points of late and if we hadn’t done that we could’ve been looking at the play-offs.

“Tyler was someone we had a look at in pre-season, but we are hopeful of doing something before the weekend,” said Martin.

“We need to freshen it up a bit and Monday night allowed me to have a look at a few options.

“We need to have a good end to the season and if we do that a top-10 place isn’t out of the question.”

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