Date: 24th March 2014 at 10:46pm
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Manager Graham Westley has given us an injury update ahead of the game against Coventry and also spoken about our upcoming opposition.

Following on from the confirmation that Roarie Deacon is out for the season and building on his earlier thoughts that the injury sustained by Dean Parrett could also see him out for the rest of the campaign, the gaffer told the Official Site.

‘Not good. Both he and Roarie I think are probably doubts to play again this season. They’re two young players how have developed well, they’ve started to show some form, both earning their way into the side and when you’ve got young players who are developing and starting to mature, starting to grow, the last thing you want really is to lose them.’

Westley says though this is football and unfortunately it is what it is, and it looks very much like Parrett will join Deacon on the sidelines until next season now so all he can do is plan to end the season without them now.

With Coventry next up on Wednesday evening, Westley knows it will be a tough ask for us to immediately return to winnings ways following the loss to MK Dons because he has watched our opposition quite often and he knows how good they are and the threats they carry.

‘They’re a decent outfit, because of their Sunday situation I’ve watched a lot of their games and they’ve got some good players. They’ve got an intriguing system and they cause sides a lot of problems. It’s important you recognise the way they play and deal with that.’

The gaffer goes on to say that hopefully we will be in good shape to do that as we have already begun training and preparations to neutralise them and then impose ourselves and we’ll be working very hard tomorrow on the same things.

‘We’ve got to be able to exploit the weaknesses in their system that have proved to be their undoing, especially in recent times.’

One advantage for us Westley admits is the fact they have lost Clarke because he was a massive player for them, and they have dipped in form since they lost that influence, and as a testament to his quality he points out Wolverhampton Wanderers don’t come in for players who don’t have something about them…but their gain and Coventry’s loss should also be our gain.

Difficult, but not impossible…depends on us ultimately.