GRANT’S TRUST IN TOM
Grant McCann is backing outof-form Tom Nichols to come good in a Posh shirt. Nichols has failed to score in his last seven Posh outings after scoring four goals in his first five appearances of the season.
Posh are becalmed in midtable in League One ahead of Saturday’s trip to Southend, partly because of a failure to convert enough of the many scoring chances they create.
But manager McCann said: “I have a lot of confidence in Tom. He’s a very good foot- baller.
“His scoring record was good at Exeter which is why we signed him.
“He is still playing well in general play. He moves well and links up play well.
“He just needs a goal to go in any way, off his backside even, and he will be up and running. I certainly haven’t lost faith in him.”
Tom Nichols in action against Shrewsbury Town on Tuesday night.