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Evil in cool down

JOHN Coleman is hoping Lee McEvilly will learn to calm down on the pitch.

JOHN Coleman is hoping Lee McEvilly will learn to calm down on the pitch.

The front man has picked up five bookings in the last five games and now sits out tomorrow's FA Cup game at home to Leigh RMI.

Coleman admits it is a blow with his mounting injury list and hopes the former Rochdale man has learnt his lesson.

"We have all these injuries and then Lee has just compounded the situation by getting himself suspended. I think he was unfortunate on Saturday to get booked and against Aldershot but other times he puts himself into situations which are confrontational.

"We had this problem last year with one or two others and it has got to stop otherwise they will find themselves spending a lot of time sitting in the stands.

"Lee is a target man but he needs to temper his aggression and channel it into the team. I was aggressive as a player but I rarely got into trouble

"The best way to hurt a team who are trying to hurt you physically is to score a goal - that's the biggest blow - and that's what Lee needs to do."

 

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