Keep pressure on seniors: Hill
KEITH Hill will encourage his back-up squad of players to maintain the pressure on Rochdale’s first team by performing in the Checkatrade Trophy.
Dale’s 2-0 victory at Fleetwood on Tuesday means the club has already qualified for the knockout phase of the competition with a game to spare, and Hill says he’ll field a similar line-up for the final group stage tie against Leicester City’s under-21s in November.
That means another run out for the likes of Luke Matheson, Aaron Morley, winning games, and we Gillam, if he’s fit, play. I pleased to see Williams that, then other players Matty Gillam and – if he have to try to change that,” want it to be energetic and rising to the challenge. will score. I’m pretty recovers from the injury said Hill. I want players to be put in “Sometimes it takes pleased with what Jordan sustained in midweek – “It’s was a Checkatrade a position where there’s a time and I wish people is doing. Dan Adshead. Trophy game but we’re bit of pressure on them, would have a little bit “It took him a long time
Dale are back on home not experimenting, we’re and I want them to more patience, applaud to settle in and be part of soil this afternoon where building for the future. respond and perform. him for the way that he’s the environment and feel they face Doncaster Rovers I’ve put the challenge “I saw another good stuck at it instead of like he was part of the and while the manager down to the players – I’ve performance on Tuesday, ridiculing him because environment. is likely to stick with the said to them to go as far as and it’s what I’ve been he’s scored his first goal “I’m not saying that in players who earned a 2-2 you possibly can and seeing from a good group.” for us,” he said. any shape, way or form draw at Blackpool last you’ll be rewarded. Jordan Williams has “I protect this group of that he’s going to be the weekend, he is delighted “I’ll definitely put a been knocking on the players and I expect the next Jamie Vardy, but the squad is competing so similar sort of side out first-team door for several supporters to do the Jamie Vardy suffered similar keenly for places. against Leicester. weeks and impressed in same. in his first 12-18
“I’m pretty pleased with “We’re going to stick midweek by scoring his “Jordan is all energy. months at Leicester. the back up squad we’ve with the same strategy first goal for the club, He’s not always easy on “He’s acclimatising to got, they are putting pressure and philosophy. It’s breaking the deadlock the eye and he knows that. the way we do things but on a group of players important that Daniel after just 16 minutes. I’ve told him to treat the he’s all in, and he puts who are performing at this Adshead, Luke Matheson, It’s a goal that’s richly football pitch like a running players under extreme moment in time without Aaron Morley and Matty deserved, and Hill is track, and if he does pressure with his energy.”
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