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Attendance Plea

23 October 2015

Jim Bentley makes plea for local support.

SHRIMPS' boss Jim Bentley has made a plea for local fans to show their support for the club this weekend.

After Tuesday's night game against Crawley attracted a crowd of just 1,098 Bentley said his team's performances at the moment were deserving of bigger crowds.

He said: "We are the country's top goalscorers and have won four in a row and I think the lads deserve more support.

"We are playing some exciting stuff and people are taking notice of us and we are playing a brand of football that people will really enjoy. 

"I was a bit disappointed with the attendance on Tuesday I have to admit because I think the lads deserve better.

"This club needs its community behind it, without them it's going to be hard to sustain a Football League club so I really would urge people to get behind us this weekend.

"We're  two points off the play-offs and the country's leading goalscorers and we are up against one of the top sides in the league so the more support we get the better.''

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