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Southend United's Paul Sturrock and Burton Albion's Paul Peschisolido before the game
Published : 10 Dec 2010 22:58:14
Both managers had their say before the League Two clash between Brewers and Shrimpers Saturday afternoon which has hopefully seen off the poor weather conditions. Sturrock: After just one win in ten games Blues boss Paul Sturrock is well aware that his team have to start turning draws into three point victories or they will remain in the bottom half of the table, game in hand or not. Luggy spoke to BBC Essex: "Our players appreciate that this is a blood and snotters game, as we call it. This is a game where all sorts of things are going against us. But one thing is we've got to go out with a positiveness and run for 90 minutes with sleeves rolled up, ready for the battle."And he certainly knows, after guiding Plymouth Argyle out of League Two eight seasons ago, what's needed to succeed at this level.Sturrock told www.echo-news.co.uk: "You need strength, height and pace to be a force in this league. Pace is certainly something we need and I've had a real good look at this level now. I hadn't managed in League Two for two or three years and the teams have changed dramatically since then. We've played nearly everyone now though so we know what they're about and what we need to do well."Peschisolido: 'Managed to train outdoors at the National Football Centre'Meanwhile, after a fine 3-1 Cup victory at home to the Spireites a couple of weeks ago, and a reward of a third round tie at home to Championship Middlesbrough, Brewers boss Paul Peschislido just wants to get out there and keep up the good form showed in that game.Peschisolido told BBC Radio Derby: "After a great win against Chesterfield you're keen to build on that. If anyone can get the game on then it's our groundsman, who is Groundsman of the Year. We have had to adapt our training because of the snow with lots of indoor sessions but we have managed to train outdoors at the National Football Centre."