Paudie O’Connor is pleased to see the growing confidence within the squad as the Imps made it four unbeaten with a hard-fought draw at Wigan Athletic on Saturday.
The City captain is pleased a run of strong performances are equating to points after taking seven from a possible nine on their travels in recent games.
He said: “We have come away to a decent side who have been very good at home and picked up a point in tough conditions. We could’ve nicked it on a different day, but I think a draw is probably a fair result.
“It’s been a positive start under the head coach and the performances have been getting better as we get used to what is wanted from us on and off the ball. Coming away from home and picking up results makes a pleasant change because we’ve been guilty of putting in good performances in the past but not getting the points. That will keep the confidence up in the group which is good.”
O'Connor faces strong competition for his place in the backline following his return from suspension but has enjoyed being back in the side for a game which was suited to his leadership qualities.
He added: “We needed to communicate well throughout the side to ensure we were doing our jobs defensively and to make sure we didn’t get overloaded, so it was a job well done in that sense.
“The boys were flying without me so I had to be patient for my opportunity again, but I was given the chance against Wigan. I love being out there and playing games so hopefully I can keep my place now.”
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