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Lines on Bradford

18 February 2014

Midfielder warns of danger at Valley Parade

Midfielder Chris Lines is looking forward to the trip to Bradford and feels Vale can build on the solid defensive foundation seen in the team’s last two games.

twenty league fixtures.On saying that, he is fully aware of the threat that Bradford City pose, despite a run which has seen the Yorkshire outfit without a win in their last

“We have got some nice games coming up in the next few weeks, which is positive. We have got a tough few games, but they are good games to play in.

“We have a local derby coming up, some good stadiums to play in so there is something to look forward to and if we can keep defending as we are, as we have been in the last couple of games, then the goals will come and hopefully that will start at Bradford.

“I am surprised with Bradford’s recent results because they are a big club. They have got plenty of money to throw around and they have bought a few loans in which I think will help them.

as well, who is a good player – they are two lads I know quite well – so they are going to possess danger for us.Kyle Bennett up front and they have brought in Mclean“They have got Aaron

“It is a tough place to go, there is a good atmosphere there and they are probably one of the best supported teams in the league.

“We have got to go there and defend as we have been and hopefully go up the other end and nick a goal as well.

“We have done so well this season and we have got to try and keep up the standards. We have to forget all about relegation and how many points we need and all of that and just keep going.

“We want to keep winning games and see what the maximum number of points is we can get. We are still in touch with the teams above us, so we have got to keep positive.

“It is always good to have a little bit of light at the end of the tunnel for the rest of the season because it keeps the boys on their toes, the fact that we are not too far off.

“People will say whatever they want to about the result at Shrewsbury at the weekend, but I always say if you can pick up a point away from home and then obviously win your home games it will all fall into place.

“Our home form has been pretty decent as of late and we have got to make sure we keep doing that and then a point away from home is always decent, especially when you are playing in these conditions.

and if we can defend like that again we should get the goals.” “It is not easy at all. The last three or four games I have played in have been totally ruined by the conditions or the pitch, so personally I am not disappointed with that point

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