Stevenage captain Ronnie Henry says: We believe in ourselves – Coventry draw can launch us on good run

PUBLISHED: 23:48 21 November 2017 | UPDATED: 00:30 22 November 2017

Ronnie Henry puts in a cross in the match against Coventry City. Picture: Danny Loo

Ronnie Henry puts in a cross in the match against Coventry City. Picture: Danny Loo

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Stevenage captain Ronnie Henry has issued a warning to the club’s League Two play-off rivals by insisting his side can go on a winning run to propel them into the top seven.

Joe Martin brings the ball forward in the match against Coventry City. Picture: Danny LooJoe Martin brings the ball forward in the match against Coventry City. Picture: Danny Loo

Speaking after his side’s hard-fought 1-1 draw with fallen giants Coventry City but now possible promotion contenders after having fallen to their lowest point since 1959.

The Sky Blues went into the interval 1-0 through a 20th minute goal from former Sheffield United midfielder Marc McNulty, a player the Lamex outfit were rumoured to have courted in the summer before he opted for the Ricoh Arena.

However a determined Stevenage side showing tenacity and solidarity equalised with 14 minutes to go, through the impressive Tom Pett, against the side with the best defensive record in the division.

And leader Henry was bullish after the match. He said: “We do need to get more points, and we will get more points.

Tom Pett in the match against Coventry City. Picture: Danny LooTom Pett in the match against Coventry City. Picture: Danny Loo

“We believe in ourselves and we will get there. We’ve got a lot of young lads coming through.

“It was a good point - we need to work hard on Thursday and Friday ahead of Cambridge and if we can get the points on Saturday we’ll be a lot better off.

“There’s a brilliant spirit the lads are great and they’ve work tirelessly on the training ground and they really do care – it’s just sometimes we miss that little bit of extra quality. But at times tonight it was there.

“But we’ve been far lower than this and gone a good run – we’re well in it don’t worry about that.

Danny Newton volleys over at the back post in the match against Coventry City. Picture: Danny LooDanny Newton volleys over at the back post in the match against Coventry City. Picture: Danny Loo

“We’ll carry on working hard and see where it gets us.”

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