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Marvin relishing Bristol return

12 December 2014

Club News

Marvin relishing Bristol return

12 December 2014

Midfielder says Reds can get a result against league leaders

Reds’ midfielder Marvin Elliott is desperate to play his part when we take on leaders Bristol City on Saturday as he makes an emotional return to Ashton Gate.

The 30-year-old played 262 games and scored 28 goals during seven years with the Robins before he was released in the summer after breaking his ankle in February.

Now fully fit after several weeks when he was struggling with a groin injury, Marvin is hoping the absence from midfield of injured pair Ryan Dickson and Gwion Edwards will give him a chance in what he reckons will be Reds’ toughest test of the campaign.

He said: “It is our hardest game of the season so far but you should go into every game thinking you can get a result.

“We have got to be up for it and remember we are on a good run ourselves. We are unbeaten in six and although they are top it doesn’t mean we can’t go there and beat them.

“Having said that it’s no surprise to me that they are where they are. They made some good additions to the squad in the summer and I have no doubts they will be in the Championship next season.”

In regard to his own fitness Marvin added: “I played in the Senior Cup game and got through that no problem so I’m fully fit and raring to if selected. 

"In hindsight, I came back from the groin injury a bit too quickly and had a setback but I’m desperate to play my part for Crawley now.


“We’re on a six-match unbeaten run and the lads want to keep that going today.”

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