Doncaster Rovers: Marko Marosi grateful for manager's faith in him

Marko Marosi is grateful to Darren Ferguson for the faith he has shown in him.

Thursday, 6th October 2016, 6:00 am
Marko Marosi
Marko Marosi

The 22-year-old goalkeeper - hero of Tuesday night’s penalty shoot-out win against Derby County - has impressed since dislodging new signing Ross Etheridge in August.

“I feel good at the moment and a lot of that is down to Paul Gerrard [goalkeeping coach] helping me and the gaffer having the faith in me to play me,” said Marosi.

“I’m very grateful for the opportunity he’s given me.

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“I go into every game trying to do my best for the team and trying to stay in the team. I’ll carry on doing that.

“Ross is a quality goalkeeper and we get along really well and we push each other in training.

“I’m really happy to be playing but I know I’ve got to keep performing to a high level.”

Marosi was impressed with Rovers’ young guns in Tuesday night’s Checkatrade Trophy clash with the Rams - and revealed afterwards what Ferguson looks for in his young players.

He said: “I think they showed real quality on the ball and composure. That’s what the manager is looking for - confidence.

“He wants young players to take charge, talk to one another on the pitch and communicate.

“I thought they did really well, especially Alfie [Beestin] again.

“Will [Longbottom] and Liam [Mandeville] got their goals and they deserved it, and I thought Reece [Fielding] did well at the back and looked really composed.”