Search

Orient defender Cuthbert insists players still confident

PUBLISHED: 13:00 18 March 2014

Orient defender Scott Cuthbert. Pic by Simon O'Connor

Orient defender Scott Cuthbert. Pic by Simon O'Connor

2 BURNHAM RD CHINGFORD LONDON E4 8PE

Orient defender Scott Cuthbert kept a positive outlook after the deflating defeat against Brentford.

He claimed the pressure is on the Bees and Wolves, who now occupy League One’s automatic promotion places, and the O’s will just keep “going about their business.” “To be up there with Wolves and Brentford with the budgets they have is fantastic,” the Scot said.

“The pressure is on the two of them to keep doing what they’re doing.

“It’s exciting to be part of the promotion battle. From the start of the season when we won the first eight games it’s been an unbelievable year for the club. It’s been a real joy to be here.”

Orient travel to the Bescot Stadium on Saturday to face play-off outsiders Walsall, managed by former O’s defender Dean Smith.

With nine games to go Russell Slade’s men are virtually assured of a top six berth themselves.

Cuthbert insists the mood in the camp is still positive and he is confident they can embark on another unbeaten run.

Cuthbert said: “The message was to try and get three points at Walsall.

“We’ve been beaten before and we’ve shown character to go on a run. All the games will be difficult, we just need to stay focused and confident.

“All we can do is go about our business. We’re here on merit and we’ve got some fantastic players.”

0 comments

Latest Newham Sports News

Yesterday, 17:00

The 37-year-old believes the future can be bright for O’s, but knows things off the pitch need to get sorted quickly

Francesco Becchetti

Wales international is given Scottish hero’s nickname

James Collins
Yesterday, 16:00

Hafiz Ahmed’s team suffered penalty shoot-out heartbreak in the final against YSFF

Borough
Yesterday, 15:00

Primary school see off rivals to finish first and second

London

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Read more

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now