FOOTBALL: Okay certain of a good result for Soham Rangers on Saturday

PUBLISHED: 07:25 22 February 2018

Erkan Okay

Erkan Okay


Erkan Okay is targeting three points from the visit of Grays Athletics on Saturday (kick off 3pm) as Soham look to put last weekend’s defeat to Tilbury behind them at the second attempt.

Rangers have been aiming to put the 2-0 defeat to Tilbury behind them at the first time of asking on Tuesday evening, but bad weather forced the postponement of their scheduled Bostik League Division One North trip to Brentwood Town.

Okay believes that 17th-placed Soham have what it takes to cause problems for 11th-placed Grays.

“I think some of our recent results have shown that on our day we can compete and take points off anyone in this division,” Okay said.

“We have had some really good results since the turn of the year and have taken plenty of positives from the performances.

“We were disappointed not to get anything from the game at Tilbury as we felt we should have got something from it going into the game.

“It was frustrating that we couldn’t put that behind us on Tuesday but this time of year you get plenty of call offs and just have to deal with them.

“Saturday gives us a chance to bounce back from the Tilbury defeat. We have challenged the players to put that behind them and I am confident we can get a good result.

“Grays are a good side, they are sitting in mid-table and we know it won’t be easy but we are at home and will go into the game targeting three points.

“The lads don’t need to fear anyone, we have shown against sides like Canvey Island what we can do and we are more than capable of getting three points on Saturday.”

Victory for Soham on Saturday could see the Greens climb four places to 14th in the Bostik League Division One North table.

Rob Mason’s side are also in action on Tuesday night, when they welcome Ware to Julius Martin Lane (kick off 7.45pm).


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Most Read

Latest from the Ely Standard

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists