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Guiseley might slip under the radar
Guiseley manager Steve Kittrick is taking a long-term view of his team’s Skrill North promotion prospects.
The Lions have taken eight points from their opening five games and face their toughest test so far at home to unbeaten Brackley who are third in the table.
Guiseley’s 1-1 draw at Gloucester last Saturday means they have taken eight points from their opening five matches and currently lie tenth. But Kittrick is aiming higher.
“The expectations at Guiseley are massive,” he said. “I felt it was two points lost at Gloucetser. We had chances in the first half but didn’t take them.
“But if we can keep picking up points in our away games and win at home we won’t be far away at the end of the year.”
Looking at the wider picture he added: “It is not about winning the first month it is about where you end up.
“Perhaps we might go under the radar this year and not be in top four all year.
“If we are around fifth or sixth and keep pegging away then it will be there for us.
“it is where we finish that matters and I hope we can go one better than last year.”
Kittrick is still not happy with the way his team is performing.
“My expectation of people are massive, but one or two are letting themselves down.
Kittrick has allowed 24-year-old midfieldman Michael Burns to leave the club to get regular first-team football while recent acquisition Spencer Harris has signed dual registration forms with Buxto
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