By Chris Slavin
Neal Ardley said that Harry Forrester will boost his match fitness with a run-out for our development squad against AFC Bournemouth on Wednesday.
Alan Reeves will include Harry (pictured making his league debut at Blackpool) in his squad for the Central League opener in Dorset.
Speaking after the 1-0 defeat at Blackpool, Neal said: "Harry has not had much of a pre-season. If you look at it, most of our players have six weeks to get close to it, but he has only been here two weeks. Harry will play for Alan on Wednesday in their game and we will see where he goes. How hard he pushes himself in those games and in training will determine how quickly he gets his levels where he needs them to be. Certainly, with the way we want to try and play, we need quick, aggressive, and dynamic players and he needs to get fit to do that."
Tom Soares is also due to step-up his recuperation after a thigh injury by playing in the match against Bournemouth.
Click on the link below for a clip of Neal's interview, which includes post-match reaction after Blackpool.