Search

Orient goalkeeper Brill says the spirit is high in the squad

PUBLISHED: 16:00 06 September 2018

Leyton Orient goalkeeper Dean Brill (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo).

Leyton Orient goalkeeper Dean Brill (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo).

©TGS Photo tgsphoto.co.uk +44 1376 553468

Leyton Orient goalkeeper Dean Brill says the mood is high in the camp after going nine games unbeaten to start the new season.

The 32-year-old shot stopper believes the spirit has been good since day one as the club didn’t make wholesale changes during the summer after last season’s mid-table finish in the National League.

He is pleased the club’s backed the squad as he feels continuity is vital to building a winning team.

“The mood was good before the season, the mood was good two games in, the mood has been good throughout,” Brill said.

“It’s a good group and we know each other, which is really key, a lot of teams there has been a lot of turnover and that happens at a lot of clubs.

“We’re lucky and fortunate enough to keep the same players, who are very good players, and we’ve got a really strong squad with some players not even getting in the squad now.”

The experienced goalkeeper is pleased that the squad in front of him has stayed the same for the last five matches as they’re building chemistry.

“Continuity is massive, if you look at any team that wins things, playing, getting partnerships and understandings is key especially when times get tough on the pitch.

“You know what your man next to you is doing and that helps so like I said we’re blessed really to have had the club back us in the summer and not make wholesale changes.”

He praised the squad’s efforts after picking up their third clean sheet in the 3-0 win against Solihull Moors and says they must now keep working to not let their nine game unbeaten run slip.

“Three in three, we didn’t start the season great with clean sheets, we were defending ok but obviously the clean sheets help and in house we’ve got our targets and we’ll be looking to achieve more.

“We keep saying don’t let it go, not many of us have been nine games unbeaten in our career, so we’re now fighting to stay unbeaten.”

The O’s now go into a match against Halifax and Brill says they know it will be another tough test but insists they’ll be ready.

“It’s going to be a tough game, they’ve started really well and it’s always a tough game when you go up north, but we’ll recover right and be ready to go again Saturday.

“I think we know as a team we’re fit and we’re strong and we’re tending to come strong late in games which bodes well going forward as if we can keep that momentum teams will be wary of us in the later stages.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Newham Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Newham Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Newham Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Newham Stories

38 minutes ago

Wadi Camacho upset the odds to claim the biggest win of his career at York Hall as he took the Commonwealth cruiserweight belt.

13:00

Wapping’s men and women celebrated hard-fought wins in their latest East League outings at the weekend.

A chance to win a perfect book for West Ham fans just in time for Christmas

Football League

The big Hammers striker played 45 minutes in a friendly at Brentford and is looking for a place on the bench for Saturday

Andy Carroll
11:00

Leyton Orient captain Jobi McAnuff has heaped praise on forward duo Macaulay Bonne and Josh Koroma after the pair both netted in their 3-1 win against Bromley.

Josh Koroma
38 minutes ago

The cousin of a mother-of-two missing from Canning Town has appealed for information six months after her disappearance.

custom house

A woman from East Ham who was famously sentenced to the death penalty in the 1920s is to be reburied in her family grave.

Home Office

Staff on the Central line are set to walk out for 24 hours the weekend before Christmas.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Have you spent time as an unpaid carer? If you are over the age of 25 and living in Newham, the Working for Carers scheme can help you take the first steps back to employment.

Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.

Newsletter Sign Up

Newham Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

Education Promo

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