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Still: We were nervous

07 Aug 2010 20:01:17

Still: We were nervous

Dagenham manager John Still admitted his newly-promoted side suffered a bout of the jitters after they fell to an opening-day 2-0 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday.The Owls were relegated in May but they quickly stamped their authority on npower League One with an own-goal from Scott Doe and Clinton Morrison securing a comfortable success.Still said: "I think we were a little bit apprehensive to start with and that's only natural."It's another level, and I think most of the players wouldn't have experience this before - the ground, the crowd and the home expectancy - but once we overcame that first 15 minutes, we got stronger which was a real plus."The pleasing aspect for me was that the home fans started to moan about their team as the match went on which tells you we were giving them a threat."


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