Date: 7th October 2014 at 3:50pm
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A fourth straight win has left manager Paul Tisdale absolutely delighted given our early season form, and he knows it’s been a fantastic turn around for the players who are now getting the rewards their efforts deserve.

Speaking to the Official Site following the two one victory over Dagenham and Redbridge at the weekend, a beaming Tisdale explained.

‘It has been a nice ride over the past three or four weeks. We’ve gone from the bottom of the league when we were playing Oxford at home and everyone talking about it being a six pointer with doom and gloom. We stuck to our football and got our rhythm going. Many different players have contributed – it’s not just been the same 11 – and we’ve played some good football.’

Tisdale says that one of the great positives is that we aren’t just relying on one person to score at the minute, goals are coming from a number of different players and he feels that the goals are all coming in different ways as we adapt to each test which is another source of pleasure because it means we aren’t predictable or repetitive for him.

‘We have to make hay while the sun shines and enjoy it, but not get too carried away because we know what it was like four weeks ago when everyone was talking about us getting relegated.’

Despite his joy at the final result, he admit admit though that the first half wasn’t good enough and the game in the first 45 could have swung massively in Dagenham’s favour but with how the game was poised at the break, it did make his half time chat simpler than normal.

‘Dagenham were on top, we were slow on the ball, and didn’t play well enough. Every half time is different and in eight years I’ve discussed different things in every half time. But today was quite simple – it was ‘we’re not playing well enough. Our game hadn’t changed but we were doing it too slow and we were a bit sloppy with our play and wasted it too often.’

Tisdale goes on to say that the players ‘responsible’ for how well we have been doing, like Matt Grimes, Matt Oakley and Danny Butterfield, just weren’t on the ball and he told them they had to improve and step up and in the second period we got ourselves going thankfully.