Neil Aspin says his faith in “frustrated” Forrester was justified

Neil Aspin says his faith in “frustrated” Forrester was justified

Port Vale manager Neil Aspin says two goals in a week shows what can happen when you “show a little bit of faith” in a player.

Forrester has had an injury ravaged spell with the club but bounced back this week with a goal against Crewe in the Checkatrade plus the equaliser against Newport on Friday.

I think he has needed someone to show a little bit of faith in him as well, and I certainly knew he had ability…

Aspin told the media: “I think Anton was very frustrated when he came to the club. He was frustrated because of all the injuries he has had. I think he has needed someone to show a little bit of faith in him as well, and I certainly knew he had ability.

“We have tried to ease him back but, because he has had injuries, I think there have always been doubts in his head in case the injuries reoccur.

“So, I think once he plays more games, he will feel more confident that he can last the 90 minutes. But he has done very well this week. It was a vital goal he got.”

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