Date: 15th May 2015 at 9:09pm
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Chairman John Berylson and manager Neil Harris have given interviews about plans for 2015-16.

Starting with our owner, he told the official site that he believed our current crop of youngsters would really step up to the plate next season and that gives him great optimism for the future.

With Sid Nelson, Aiden O’Brien, and Jack Powell becoming regulars in 2014-15, the likes of Ben Thompson, Jamie Philpot and Alfie Pavey have also stepped up to first team inclusion as they were introduced to senior life ahead of the new campaign, and with Harris’ obvious ties to the Development Squad, Berylson believes we are now well placed to tap into our own future talent.

‘Neil is the perfect manager to run this team with those young players. They should do well in League One. I think they will have confidence and I think some of our young strikers can score. We are getting in some very fine young players and we play them, which a lot of teams do not. We have to have a core of young players going forward and, based on what has happened this year, it’s the future.’

Berylson went on to say that obviously we can’t just rely on the youngsters on their own, we do need to recruit sensibly and that will be the aim to support them and help them develop fully.

‘We will have to add a few people in different positions and we have the recruitment staff, along with Neil, to find those spots. I feel very optimistic about next year and I look forward to enjoying the games.’

As for Harris, he has been talking about he need to have a good and productive pre season campaign so hopefully we can quickly build the ‘spirit and togetherness’ we need in the new look squad to hit the ground running in League One.

‘First and foremost the players come back and get fit. That is the starting point of pre-season. But it also gives us a lot of time to focus on team structure, organisation, pattern of play and to explain to the boys exactly what we want from the team but also individuals as well. It’s a really important stage of the season for players to come together. We definitely need a spirit and togetherness next year. That is vital at this club, that we have players who get on well together and that mix on and off the field.’

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