For this week’s Fan Feature I spoke to Cod Army supporter Amy Slater and she gave her thoughts on her side’s fantastic start to the season as well as the emerging talents of manager Graham Alexander. You can follow Amy on Twitter – @AmySlater_
Top of the league (and having a laugh?!) at the moment… what’s been the secret to your success so far? What have been the highlights?
The secret to our success is undoubtedly the passion of our chairman, without him we would still be in the North West Counties League. The highlight is obviously obtaining football league status.
What’s changed since last season?
The changes from last season are that we have a manager who is willing to change the game in a positive way. Under Micky Mellon we had a manager who was frightened to death of losing, this showed on the field and ultimately his undoing.
Anything that still needs working on?
Midfield and defensively we are pretty sound, the main concern is having an out and out striker. We miss Jamie Vardy very much and we are finding it hard to find a replacement.
Who have been the key men in your run to the top of the table?
The main reason for our run up the table is having a good defence and midfield, plus anybody in the side is liable to score.
Graham Alexander is building a solid record up with the Cod Army…how’s he getting on in his first full season?
GA is proving to be a decent manager who is still learning his trade with us, he seems to have got the team to gel. If we acquire a decent striker in the loan window or in January then I see no reason why we can’t achieve promotion.
Finally, a prediction for the game on Saturday?
Fleetwood Town links…
Official website: http://www.fleetwoodtownfc.com/