Mildenhall have felt the pressure but Greygoose says his team have their ‘mojo back’.

Dean Greygoose, confident his Mildenhall side are getting their mojo back

Dean Greygoose, confident his Mildenhall side are getting their mojo back

Mildenhall Town manager Dean Greygoose is confident his side have got their ‘mojo back’ as they head into tomorrow’s Thurlow Nunn Premier division clash at Saffron Walden.

Hall were 19 points clear at the top of the table after they thrashed lowly Swaffham back on January 7 and many had already handed them the championship trophy.

Now, with just two wins in their last six, the lead has been cut to eight by Felixstowe & Walton, while Gorleston are 10 points behind Hall, with five games in hand.

It’s been a disappointing sequence of results for Greygoose’s men. But the former Crewe Alexandra ‘keeper is remaining positive.

“We’ve been top since the start of the season and we are still top,” he said.

“But that brings pressure, of course it does, and some of my players are not used to it. A few of them haven’t stepped up to the plate when we have had injuries and I feel a few have been feeling sorry for themselves.

“It happens, but I’m happy that we are now over it.

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“Our last two games may have only gained us one point, but we have played much better. We seem to have got our mojo back. We have created loads of chances and just not taking them.”

Injuries to key men Chris Bacon, Sam Parkinson and Luke Butcher haven’t helped Greygoose, but he won’t make any excuses.

“We have got to dig deep and get on with it,” he said.

“When I was at Crewe, there was one season where we were cruising and suddenly we hit a blip. No reason, it just happened.

“This league is very competitive and if we win it, we will have deserved it, that’s for sure.”

Mildenhall have the situation in their own hands, with Gorleston having to play Greygoose’s team twice.

Certainly a league title race that looked all over is suddenly up for grabs and Saffron Walden will offer Mildenhall a tough test – they have already beaten Greygoose’s team twice this season, in the league and FA Cup.

“On their day Saffron Walden are as good as anyone,” Greygoose said.

“But my players got us to the top and they can keep us there.”

Meanwhile Hall have signed striker Arran Mackay from Godmanchester Rovers.

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