Brandy toasts to improved form

Walsall's Febian Brandy is enjoying looking up at the play-off places rather than over the shoulder at the relegation battle.

Last Updated: 11/02/13 at 12:57

Febian Brandy: Hoping for more of the same

Febian Brandy: Hoping for more of the same

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Brandy's sixth goal of the season clinched Saturday's superb 2-1 victory at high-flying Doncaster and moved the ninth-placed Saddlers to within four points of the top six, albeit having played a couple more games than their rivals.

It certainly beats a relegation scrap, though, with the Saddlers having narrowly survived for the last two seasons while things were not looking great as recently as mid-December with the midlands outfit once again hovering just above the bottom four.

Speaking after the success over Rovers, Brandy told the club's official website: "We showed character and determination to get the win. If we keep playing our football, we've always got a chance regardless of who we are up against.

"It's nice to be looking up rather than down. We've beaten some of the top teams this season and really proved what we can do. We'll just continue to take each game at a time and then see where it takes us."

Brandy only joined Walsall in the summer and, after just one goal in his first 15 appearances up until mid-December, he has been one of the main catalysts of the club's winter revival, with five in his last eight outings.

"I'm just glad to be playing football and making a contribution," he added. "We're all in this together and I'm just as happy making goals for others as I am scoring myself.

"Having said that, it's always nice to get your name on the scoresheet and when it's the winner, that's even better."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

Y

ou can't blame De Gea for wanting to leave, he has enough to do in front of goal as it is as well as taking on the role of Man Utd's version of Derek Acorah in trying to contact and organise a defence that isn't there.

rodger's gusset
Van Gaal downbeat on De Gea

I

f you want to take six points off Arsenal, then that's a great strike force. Can't imagine either of them showing much for the rest of the season though...

foot in mouth
Adebayor & Berbatov: You Have To Admire The Balls

L

ooks like Real get their man, most likely at their own valuation, yet again. Resistance is futile.

paul7702
Van Gaal downbeat on De Gea

Footer 365

LVG reiterates United's need for speed

Louis van Gaal has reiterated that Manchester United need more speed up front if they are to win the Premier League in the next two years.

Roy Keane says Arsenal players are too interested in 'selfies' to win league

Roy Keane says Arsenal will not win the league this season because they have too many players who are "more interested in selfies and six-packs".

Leicester agree club-record fee for Charles Aranguiz

Leicester are discussing terms with Chile midfielder Charles Aranguiz after agreeing a club-record £10.5m fee with Internacional.

Mail Box

Neville Has It Wrong On Chelsea...

One Mailboxer says that the Neviller has it slightly wrong on Chelsea. Plus thoughts on sexy Saints, pre-season reviews, Connor Wickham and televised analysis...

De Gea Disrespectful? Remember RVP...

We got dozens of mails from people pointing and laughing at Brian D for suggesting David de Gea has acted disrespectfully; we printed some. And there's more...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company