Super Moro’s here for the duration
STEVENAGE Boro fans can relax – their scoring sensation Steve Morison is going nowhere according to his manager. Morison has reached the 20-goal mark already in league and cup matches this season, prompting talk of a move to Championships neighbours Luton
STEVENAGE Boro fans can relax - their scoring sensation Steve Morison is going nowhere according to his manager.
Morison has reached the 20-goal mark already in league and cup matches this season, prompting talk of a move to Championships neighbours Luton Town.
But Boro boss Mark Stimson assured supporters when he said: "It's just speculation; when you have someone who has scored more than 20 goals so far, that will happen.
"We don't want to lose him. I know he has got a lot more goals in him.
"Steve is very happy here. He is scoring goals and that makes him happy...........and me as well."
The Hatters are looking for replacements following the sale of star players Carlos Edwards and Rowan Vine.
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Winger Steve Guppy was due to resume full training (today) and could be in contention for a return this weekend.
Boro host struggling Cambridge United this Saturday before a local derby at home to St Albans City on Tuesday night.
Stimson continued: "If we want to stay where we are or move up, we need results from these games.
"The two clubs are both at the wrong end of the table but both have some good players.
"We've shown what can be done in our last 10 games and both Cambridge and St Albans will be keen to move up the league table."
After these two matches, Boro will visit Gravesend and Northfleet at the end of the month before a long trip to Morecambe in the third round of the FA Carlsberg Trophy on Saturday, February 3.
Stimson admitted: "The draw could have been kinder and we'd fancy our chances against most of the others.
"Away at Morecambe is the one we wanted to keep away from.
"It's a very difficult game for us and they're a good side.
"But there are plenty of league points to pick up between now and February 3 and that's what we'll be concentrating on."
P Boro old boy George Boyd has had a mixed start to life at new club Peterborough United.
Boyd was man of the match in Posh's League Two defeat at Darlington on Saturday.
Less than 48 hours later, manager Keith Alexander lost his job after a run of six straight League defeats.
Former Cambridge United and Leyton Orient boss Tommy Taylor is in temporary charge.