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Martin: Still all to play for

PUBLISHED: 15:00 06 March 2015

Romford manager Paul Martin (pic: Daniel Hussey)

Romford manager Paul Martin (pic: Daniel Hussey)

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Boro looking for first win in seven

Romford manager Paul Martin believes his side remain in the hunt for survival ahead of their Ryman North clash with Chatham Town.

Tuesday’s 2-1 defeat away to Redbridge was Boro’s sixth loss in their last seven matches and comes in the middle of a run that has seem them collect just eight points from a possible 45.

But Martin feels there is time remaining for Romford to turn their fortunes around, starting at home to Chatham.

“There’s still plenty to play for. We’ve got 31 points at the moment but there’s 30 points available,” said Martin.

“One win gives you confidence. We still have five of the bottom eight teams left to play.

“When you know you’ve got to win or else you’re down, that’s the concerning time. But until then we’ve still got to keep plugging away and do our best.”

Chatham themselves are not yet clear of danger, sitting just six points above Romford in 17th position.

Romford also have the benefit of having two games in hand over their next opponent and Martin is hoping the game at Ship Lane could see a change in luck for the hosts.

“We’re giving 100% from my physio to my goalkeeper to my forwards. It’s just one of those seasons that you sometimes get,” he added.

“We’ve not rollocked the players. We’ve pulled them on the errors they’ve made but tried to give them the confidence they need to get results.”


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