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Mark’s thoughts on Magpies

15 January 2016

Reds' boss focussed on his side after County's managerial change

Mark Yates believes Notts County will still have ambitions of a play-off finish, despite having won one away game all season.

 

after an inconsistent start to the season, but the Reds’ boss is surprised why things haven’t happened for them this season.thThe Magpies parted company with manager Ricardo Moniz at the end of December with the club sat in 18

 

“They would’ve expected to be higher in the table and they certainly have the players to be in and around the play-offs even now," said Mark.

 

“You can have all the money in the world but you need to have luck and spirit within the group.

 

“They’ve got a big squad, a lot of quality but I’ve got no guesses as to what Jamie Fullarton will come in and do.”

 

County appointed Fullarton on Sunday, but Mark insists that he’s focused on his side ahead of Saturday’s League Two clash.

 

“We’ve won seven home games out of eight in the league and we’re just looking to keep that run going," he added.

 

“It’s not always about the opposition, it’s about building on what we’re doing and using the fans' support to drive on up the table.”

 

With the play-off spots in sight, the manager added that he’s looking to keep the squad settled.

 

“We’ve not had any inquires for our players and I’m certainly not looking to get rid of anyone.”

 

“I’ve got a tight-knit group with a great spirit and they’ve all done well to be where we are in the league at this time.”

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