Date: 16th July 2014 at 10:26pm
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Manager Mark Yates has talked in a bit more depth about both Lee Vaughan and Jason Taylor.

With both players getting a run out in last night’s friendly victory over Bristol Rovers, the gaffer spoke to the Official Site and said, starting with Vaughan.

‘I love Lee. He is energetic, enthusiastic and he will be a really good player for us. He did some really good things and I think he is desperate to impress people and that is infectious sometimes but also sometimes he just needs to put his boot on it.’

Yates goes on to say that on the bench they were commenting that in the last ten minutes he was still trying to play at 100mph and it just shows his wholeheartedness and commitment.

Having been selected as the skipper for the evening, the gaffer adds.

‘If he is the captain then he will be the captain but I’ve also got a couple who I am hopefully bringing in at some stage and the one in particular has captain material written all over him. We’ll see if I can get him and whether he wants to wear the armband but I want 11 captains out there and that’s what Shaun’s sessions have been about.’

Moving onto Taylor, the gaffer admits that they had a chat when the players first came back and despite him being placed on the transfer list, he knew there was a very good player in their and it was a case of having a clean slate, and so far he’s been very happy with his attitude and efforts in training.

‘I’m in no hurry to get rid of Jason Taylor and he has been superb in pre season. We’ve got a little bit of inexperience in there so I hope it’ll help the boys, so long may it continue. His attitude has never been question, I just think he, like all of us, was disappointed that it didn’t work as well as we wanted and maybe he took the brunt of it at times from all quarters. He’s an organiser and a talker so he does an effective job for us.’