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Scott hails loyal O'Connor

13 Jul 2010 12:32:14

Scott hails loyal O'Connor

Brentford manager Andy Scott has backed skipper Kevin O'Connor to break the club's all-time appearance record.Midfielder O'Connor played his 400th game for the Bees last season, taking him to fourth on the Bees' appearance list, and the 28-year-old should have plenty of time to pass record-holder Ken Coote's mark of 559.Brentford host Fulham in O'Connor's testimonial on Wednesday to mark his 10 years at the club.Scott said: "Kevin has been terrific for this club and he thoroughly deserves a good turn-out for his testimonial game."He's a model pro who all the young players look up to and conducts himself impeccably."He's still got a long way to go if he looks after himself and there's no reason why he cannot break the record. It would be fitting if he did."


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