Ebbsfleet United boss Liam Daish is hoping hard work pays off in their relegation battle
Liam Daish has challenged his Ebbsfleet players to work
harder than their relegation rivals over the final five weeks of
The Fleet went toe-to-toe with a Newport side challenging for
promotion to the Football League last Saturday. That performance
earned them a 1-1 draw and manager Daish (pictured) wants more
of the same, starting with the visit of Southport this weekend.
He said: "We’ve got to take what we’ve done against Newport,
defend and work and attack for 95 minutes and give ourselves a
"There’s no divine right to win any game but you’ve got to hope
you can match and exceed teams in your application.
"If the result doesn’t go with us, that can happen, fair enough
but we should be able to guarantee the amount of work-rate and
desire that we put in."
The Fleet boss is hoping for good news from the Stonebridge Road
treatment room. Craig Stone had a scan on his injured ankle on
Monday and Jack Saville (hamstring) is still struggling. Joe Howe
has returned after an illness while Stefan Payne (foot) also
featured against Alfreton.
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