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Darren Currie Previews Ebbsfleet United clash

The Bees suffered defeat at the hands of league leaders Barrow on Saturday and the boss felt frustrated with the performance at Holker Street. 

Despite Jack Taylor’s late goal, it wasn’t enough to reverse a half time score of 2-0 thanks to Bluebirds strikes from Josh Kay and a John Rooney. 

The boss has emphasised the importance of his side returning to winning ways, starting with tonight’s game against the Fleet. 

“We’re at a very low point at the minute, it’s my job and their job to lift the mood and change the spirits. We have to stand up and be counted now.

“We have to take responsibility and play as a team until we do that things won’t get any better, it’s the simple facts of football.

“Tomorrow is an opportunity to go out there, stand up and be counted. To represent yourself, this Club and the players around you. We have to give everyone a bit of hope that we will turn this around.”

In the Bees’ last home match, they created plenty of goalscoring opportunities but were punished for not taking them as Stockport stole all three points late on. 

Currie highlighted the fact that his team has to step it up in front of goal when the chances arise otherwise they will be punished. 

However, the boss remains positive that if we continue to create chances then the goals and inevitably victories will come. 

“This is part of our problem, our inconsistency, we were very good against Stockport in my opinion. We had plenty of opportunities that the game should have been out of sight. 

“We didn’t take them and we were punished. On Saturday in the opening 15-20 minutes, we started okay, but then we concede a sloppy goal from a throw-in.

“We have to try and bounce back, there has been plenty of discussions, but now it’s time for action” 

Ephron Mason-Clark went off with a suspected concussion at Barrow on Saturday and won’t be fit for the game at The Hive London. 

Currie is disappointed not to have the winger available but says the priority has to be his health. He believes that Mason-Clark will come back from injury even stronger.

“When he came off he was in the dugout and he was sick two or three times. The routine protocol is to take him to the hospital, so we waited for him to be given the all-clear. 

“The most important thing is that he is okay, he won’t be available for selection for a couple of weeks. These are the rules we have to live by but he won’t be available.

“He was showing signs with his goal that he was getting back to his best. He had started well, but his health is the most important thing, I’m sure he will bounce back quickly”

You can watch Currie’s pre-match interview below. 



We need your support this evening, as we look to secure a vital three points. We look forward to seeing you down at The Hive London tonight!