Date: 18th September 2017 at 5:14am
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Manager Neil Harris has said he’s completely unconcerned by Steve Morison’s ongoing wait for a Championship goal so far this season.

With eight Championship games played plus an EFL Cup tie that has seen Morison fail to find the net, he did actually do so in the clash last weekend against Leeds United but it was ruled out for offside.

Speaking to London News Online as he met with the media following the game, the topic of Morison’s drought came up and Harris felt it was unimportant and would certainly end soon enough, until then the skipper is doing his job for the team and that’s what counts.

‘Steve is far too long in the tooth for me to be telling him how to score goals. He works extremely hard at his game. All the strikers do – because I enjoy doing it with them! He has got in some great positions. Sometimes your talisman of the team doesn`t have to be the matchwinner, like he was at Wembley with the goal.’

Harris went on to say.

‘He has to organise and lead. In the goals column it hasn`t stacked up so far but his performances have been very, very good. Does Fred Onyedinma play so well without Steve Morison telling him where to run and when to run? His goals will come because he is a goalscorer.’

Morison himself was speaking to the media following the game and News Shopper and he was equally unconcerned by a lack of goals as his focus was simply playing his part in helping the side to win.

He did however concede as a striker it was frustrating but he backed himself to change it.

‘It is frustrating. I think it frustrates Lee Gregory more than it does me. I want to score goals, don`t get me wrong, but I am not at a stage where I`m trying to score 20 goals to get a move to another club. I just want us to win games of football. I enjoyed that against Leeds just as much as anyone else, but obviously you do get judged on your goals. I am at a club with a manager that does not judge me on my goals. He judges me on what I do and what I bring to the team. I want to score goals, but if we are winning, I am playing and still contributing, I will be enjoying myself.’

Asked whether or not taking victory over his former side had made the win sweeter, ‘it was just another’ three points as far as he was concerned.

‘I could not really care less about getting one over them. That`s for you lot to talk about. My team was fantastic today, and obviously people like to talk and write teams off. You have already crowned them champions after six games, there is a hell of a long way to go and we showed today how good we can be and how bad we can make other teams look.’

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