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Jack praises fighting spirit

23 September 2013

Striker says his side now have the mentality to succeed

believes that Wimbledon now have the right mentality to challenge at the right end of League 2 this season.Jack Midson 

Wimbledon have won all four home games this season and have come from behind in two of those matches to move up to third spot in League 2.

have instilled a fighting spirit that will serve the Dons well during 2013/14.Andy FramptonAnd Midson says that experienced players such as

after scoring his first goal of the season against Burton, Midson said: “Andy is instrumental in training and he is a true professional – he keeps everyone going. He has great experience and in training he does not let things go, but he does it in the right way. I think he is one of the reasons for our mentality and professionalism this season because it comes through players like him.Dons PlayerSpeaking to Rob Cornell on

“We showed the right mentality in the second-half (against Burton) by coming from behind to keep our good home run going. We need to keep it going and we cannot get carried away. We are not going to win every home game, but we have to keep doing the right things. The manager talks about the givens that we need to do in every game; that is the work rate and shutting down that we need to do. We did not do that in the first-half, but we did in the second-half and that showed with the goals that we got.”

adding pace from wide positions that transformed the Dons after the break on Saturday.Chris Arthur and George PorterMidson added that Wimbledon’s forward options are another key factor in their improvement this season with

“The manager made a tactical decision to add extra pace on the wings for the second-half,” added Midson. “Chris is brilliant at it and George also showed what he could do on the other wing. It was good to see Michael Smith keep his run going and I was happy to score my first goal this season. Hopefully, we can get a good partnership going up front.”

Dons Player subscribers can watch the full video interview with Jack Midson and we will this afternoon feature extended match highlights of the win against Burton on our premium site. Neal Ardley and Chris Arthur also spoke to Dons Player after the match and these video interviews are also available to view.


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