Whitstable Town manager Nicky Southall issues chalenge to players to attract interest from bigger clubs
Nicky Southall has challenged his players to "put themselves in
the shop window" when Whitstable go to Dulwich Hamlet.
Hosts Hamlet are chasing the Ryman League Division 1 South title
and in Daniel Carr they have a striker who has been on trial at
Liverpool and rumoured to be interesting Arsenal and Chelsea.
Town need points as they battle relegation and are three games
unbeaten after the 1-0 midweek victory over Merstham.
Boss Southall (pictured) believes a decent performance on
Saturday would not only ease Town’s drop fears but also give his
players the chance to show they can perform at a higher level.
He said: "Nobody expects us to get anything at Dulwich and
they’re second for a reason. They’ve got class lads who are
attracting interest from Premiership clubs.
"The scouts will be there and it’s a chance for our boys to put
themselves in the shop window. You never know who’s watching.
"If our lads are outstanding, they could raise a few
Southall believes the likes of Jake Beecroft, Ollie Lee and Jake
McKenzie are capable of moving on and insists they should be aiming
to better themselves.
He said: "Everyone should want to play to the best of their
ability. Don’t settle for this league."
Ollie Lee (side) is the main injury worry ahead of the Dulwich
game, while Southall is monitoring a number of niggles.
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