Doncaster Rovers' destiny is still in our hands insists wing ace

Back-to-back defeats and poor performances may have halted Doncaster Rovers’ progress but Josh Sims believes they should only feel confident about their position.

Wednesday, 17th February 2021, 12:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th February 2021, 12:29 pm

Rovers had won nine of ten League One matches prior to last week’s defeat at Fleetwood Town, which was followed by the loss at Sunderland at the weekend.

Though the defeat at the Stadium of Light came with an error-strewn performance, Sims says the squad cannot dwell on their mistakes and should be looking for a strong response in Wednesday’s clash with Accrington Stanley.

“It’s good that we’ve got a game so soon afterwards and it’s the first of two big games this week with Hull at the weekend,” he said.

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“We can’t let these two games that we’ve had hit us and dwell on them too much.

“We can take confidence from where we are in the league.

“But we need to just focus on us and get back to where we’ve been for the rest of the season.”

Sims believes Rovers’ destiny this season remains in their own hands and letting their position slip now would only leave them with regrets.

“We can’t let what we’ve done slip away,” he said.

“There’s so much time left in the season. It’d be easy for us to let it pass us by and then be thinking what if.

“The position we’ve got ourselves in at the moment is fantastic so we just need to keep pushing on.

“The season is ours to let slip. We’ve got the games in hand and we’ve got the points on the board.

“We just need to crack on now and keep performing well.”

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