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Gloucester City striker Danny Wright knows “there’s confidence in the team” ahead of relegation six-pointer

Gloucester City face relegation rivals Kings Lynn Town this afternoon and will be hoping to continue their recent form after winning their last two away games, their first away wins of the season.

Striker Danny Wright had a tough start to life at Gloucester City though took his tally up to 5 goals this season on Tuesday night, the 39 year old has proved a pivotal presence up top since the arrival of Mike Cook.

The forward has been carrying injuries lately though feels he is fit and ready for this afternoon’s game: “I’m feeling good, shaken off the few niggles the last few weeks and throughout the season but I felt good on Saturday.”

“We had agreed I’d start and give what I can, I wasn’t expecting the 90 minutes but it was all for a good cause to get two wins on the bounce and now I’m looking forward to this weekend.”

Gloucester have had several injuries this season meaning players have had to play longer in games than expected: “You have to adapt the game, the best-made plan can unravel quickly sometimes but it’s part and parcel of the game”

“Luckily Saturday we were in control, they were down to ten men so it was one of those games we could just see out, not have to attack or defend too much and the body wasn’t under too much pressure to risk an injury”.

“I was feeling good Saturday and had an extra week to build everything back up. All the lads are feeling good at the moment and we are looking forward to Saturday”.

Gloucester City hadn’t won an away game all season but went on to win two on the bounce, Wright feels it was a long time coming: “We knew we had it in us to win the two games, at points this season we haven’t made the right decision or not held out nerve but we always knew it was there.”

“Spenno (Spencer Hamilton) coming back has been a massive addition for us and helped us to get the wins, having another voice on the pitch and help the younger lads on the pitch when you need a bit of extra game management to make the right decisions.”

The 39-year-old started the season as the main vocal point of the attack though in recent months Gloucester have added firepower in the form of Birmingham youngster Ben Beresford and EFL veteran Theo Robinson, Wright feels this has only benefited everyone: “It’s class, If you’re not starting you know there’s confidence in the team, you’re pushing each other to pushing each other to bring you’re best out on the pitch and that’s the best for the club.”

“We get on well, when you get to my age it’s about getting along with your fellow strikers and making sure everyone is pulling in the same direction, it’s the role of an older player to help those transitions and the squad leadership.”

“We’ve got goals in us now, at the start of the season it was just me at times and it’s hard to do it on your own, we’ve got more lads and more competition now and we can produce some goals hopefully.”

Gloucester City take on Kings Lynn town at 3pm this afternoon, follow ParkLifeSport on X for updates.

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