Jump to content

Carl Dickinson hoping Notts County can win League Two promotion and "shut a few people up"


Joe Jones

Carl Dickinson has defended Notts County's style of play and is adamant that winning promotion from League Two would be great for "shutting a few people up".

The Magpies have received criticism this season over how they play, which has seen plenty of moments in games where the ball is lumped up top.

Dickinson, however, thinks accusations of being a long-ball side are wide of the mark and says their play is "effective" as they aim to make it five games unbeaten at Chesterfield on Sunday.

“We know what we are good at, and we are never going to be the prettiest team on the eye,” the left-back told the Nottingham Post.

“People don't think we play good football, but we do at times and they don't realise that.

“They say Notts County are this long ball team, but it’s not. It’s effective football and I think maybe it (good football) goes a bit unnoticed but let them think that.

“We'll just keep plugging away and hopefully prove a lot of people wrong.

“It doesn’t bother the players because come the end of the season, if we do win promotion, then we can shut a few people up.

“Everyone's entitled to their own opinion that's why football is so great. But like I said, we know what we're about and we know what we need to do.

“We plan on taking that forward and trying to finish this season as strongly as possible.”

Share your thoughts about this news story on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans.

Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.



Share your PRIDE with PON! Visit our Community Forum

Join us - Discuss - Write for us - Debate - Contact us


User Feedback

Recommended Comments

There are no comments to display.



Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

About PON

Pride of Nottingham

Pride of Nottingham is an independent fansite devoted to Notts County, the world’s oldest professional football club. Created in 2013, it has served as a source of Magpie news, features, match previews, reports, analysis and interviews for more than three years.

Support PON

Enjoy our content? Want to help us grow? Your donation will go a long way towards improving the site!

donate-pon.png

Meet the Team

Chris Chris Administrators
ARLukomski ARLukomski Administrators
KB1862 KB1862 Global Moderators
CliftonMagpie CliftonMagpie Global Moderators
super_ram super_ram Media

Social Media

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Pride of Nottingham uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. To approve, simply continue using the site or click 'I accept' Terms of Use.