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A tough test

22 February 2018

Kevin Nolan does not expect his team to be given an easy ride by Stevenage this weekend.

The Hertfordshire side come to Meadow Lane off the back of a 4-1 victory at home to Yeovil Town last Saturday, ending a run of four games without a win in Sky Bet League Two.

And the Notts boss, while wary of the threats posed by the visitors, is confident of a good display from his team.

“They’ve just had a fantastic result last weekend so it will be a tough ask for us,” he said.

“Darren Sarll has done a great job since he has gone in there and they have some really good players who like to play.

“They will be a good test for us to see where we are but I am looking forward to trying to get back to positive and winning ways.

“It’s a great opportunity at home because if we play to our maximum and do what we do then I feel we will give ourselves a good chance of winning the game.”

With changes to the transfer window revealed on Thursday afternooneason, Nolan said he believes those higher up the footbaling pyramid will come up with a solution to appease managers across the Premier League and EFL.

“Anything that stops the window from going on for any longer is a great idea for me!" he laughed.

“I think once you get your squad, you should have your squad and then there might be a period where you can change it if you need to.

“The speculation in and around January about players - I spent more time talking about players who weren’t mine – wears you out.

"I trust the managers higher up to get a system which is going to work. If it can work for them then it is surely going to work for the EFL too."


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