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Romford boss will not overreact

PUBLISHED: 16:43 11 February 2011

Romford manager Paul Martin and assistant Mark Lord (TGS)

Romford manager Paul Martin and assistant Mark Lord (TGS)

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Martin happy, but keeping calm

Paul Martin has warned against expectations getting too high at Romford.

Boro notched up Ryman One wins over Ware and Redbridge to return to a play-off place.

And they travel to Rookery Hill to face Grays tomorrow (Saturday) and title-chasing East Thurrock on Tuesday.

But he said: “Grays and East Thurrock will be two very tough games. Grays are on a good run at the moment and it looks like it’s going to be between East Thurrock and Needham Market for the title.

“Then from third to tenth the play-offs are wide open, for anyone in the top 10.

“There’s a lot of expectations and people getting a bit carried away, but there are still 18-20 games to go and anything can happen.

“The two wins will give us massive confidence and the clean sheet on Saturday was something we needed. We gave away a sloppy goal on Tuesday, but we scored three.

“We’ve got to be positive, but our target was 40 points and we’ve got that now. If we get in the play-offs on our budget, it’ll make the boys legends at the club.”


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