Date: 13th October 2015 at 8:45am
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Manager Gary Johnson has said that whilst improvement is obviously needed in our search for a return to League Two next year, he remains confident this is the group to do it and continuity within the squad will breed the understanding we need to be successful.

Following on from another draw in the game against Gateshead, we go into tonight’s game against Bromley with six draws in total this year, and with the gaffer already calling for more wins, in his pre game press conference the Western Daily Press have him quoted as saying that continuity will be key to our chances of success and what wouldn’t help is singling players out for a poor spell or making wholescale changes based on emotion.

With that said he also admitted he more than understood frustrations from the fans when results don’t go the way we’d want.

‘I always read the comments and opinions of fans. All fans – well not all fans – understand what you are saying. I am never one to pull the wool over their eyes. They’ve seen the same game as I have and they know the kind of game that we are aspiring too. We know that is there and we have to keep going and look for that continuity. A manager has to keep showing a squad that he believes in them.’

Johnson went on to say that he knew one particular topic had been up for discussion, especially after the recent games and Saturday and that was the subject of goal scorers.

‘I know there has been a lot of talk about goalscorers in the squad after Saturday’s game, and all I can say is that I am very happy with my squad at this moment in time. I am not looking outside for anyone else as these are the ones that have put in more effort than anyone else.’

Johnson did also say that sometimes a biggy picture can give perspective when looking at an individual game, so on the subject of goal scorers.

‘We are joint second top scorers in the league, have a good goals against column and we are second in the league. It would be great to be top, but we’re in striking distance. I will kill any speculation by saying that I am happy with my team and happy with my subs. If you change things every time things don’t go quite right, you’re changing it every week and that usually means you are bottom of the league.’

That of course doesn’t mean the aim isn’t to improve on that and he’ll be hoping to see us increase the goals for, and goal difference columns when we take to the pitch again.

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