Page praises “quality” O’Connor

Page praises “quality” O’Connor

Rob Page has praised midfielder Michael O’Connor for his performance in the 3-1 win over Southend United.Page commented: “Michael is here, there and everywhere. He’s charging into tackles, smashing players and getting the ball. He’s winning throw-ins and popping up with free-kicks, then he’s scoring himself.

He gives you that quality on the ball, but also that work rate and endeavour…

“He gives you that quality on the ball, but also that work rate and endeavour that we ask our players to do.

“Louis Dodds was outstanding, too.

“It was a complete performance, take away the last five minutes.

“We said the next five days was going to be big for us, starting tonight and the going into another tough game against Oldham on Tuesday.”