No time to dwell on Luton win - Roberts
Boro skipper Mark Roberts insists the players have already put the midweek win at Luton behind them and are focusing on maintaining their promotion challenge at York City on Saturday. While the Boro faithful will continue to revel in the victory at Kenil
Boro skipper Mark Roberts insists the players have already put the midweek win at Luton behind them and are focusing on maintaining their promotion challenge at York City on Saturday.
While the Boro faithful will continue to revel in the victory at Kenilworth Road, a result that has ultimately cost Mick Harford his job as manager, Roberts is looking for the club to continue their impressive away form at The KitKat Crescent.
"It was obviously a fantastic result but we are not getting too carried away - it's just another three points at the end of the day," Roberts told The Comet.
"I'm sure the fans will enjoy the result just as much as the players and the management but we have to go to York and reproduce that kind of performance."
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Saturday's match represents a chance for the Minstermen to gain revenge over Boro for their defeat in the FA Trophy final but Roberts believes Martin Foyle's men will be more eager to consolidate their position in the table and sustain a challenge for promotion.
"I'm sure they have put the Trophy final behind them now," added the former Northwich Victoria man, who has once again been at his commanding best this season. "They have got aspirations in the league just as much as we have.
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"They're performing well at home and it's another massive game for us but that's what you want. We'll go there looking for three points and we're confident we can produce another good performance."
Roberts knows Boro would have been heading north this weekend on the back of a draw on Tuesday but for Chris Day's magnificent save in injury time from Charles Gnapka's low drive.
Roberts said he wasn't surprised to see the 34-year-old produce that kind of stop with the 'keeper exuding confidence that spreads throughout the whole side.
"That's what Daisy is all about - it was a fantastic save. But, to be honest, he does that week in, week out for us.
"He goes about his business quietly but it's great to have him behind you and it's great playing in front of him.