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Bristol City's newest captain Sam Baldock says his team-mates have responded well to his leadership.

Last Updated: 13/08/13 at 20:36

Sam Baldock: Relishing new role

Sam Baldock: Relishing new role

The former West Ham striker has became the sixth player to don the armband in the last 12 months and says he has been giving plenty of encouragement.

"The lads have taken to it quite well and seem to be listening to what I have to say," he told the Bristol Evening Post.

"I'm quite vocal anyway, so I'll say what I feel and where I think we can improve.

"I like to give a lot of encouragement too, and if I can keep encouraging and we can keep the belief around the place, we can go places."

Baldock's side face Wolves on Saturday looking for their first Sky Bet League One victory of the new season.

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terling needs to be told though that upon entering the Arsenal squad he will re-enact the final scene from Highlander where he will be thrown around a warehouse by cartoon dragons and then be a mere mortal that will only ever spend three to four weeks a season playing football and the rest on the physio's bed. There can be only one.....player available at The Emirates.

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he game changed in our favour when Carrick came on. We were able to play further up the pitch due to having a player who can give and go with the ball and keep possession. Yet barkley made some runs and Townsend scored a good goal but carrick's inclusion and chiellini's withdrawal made the biggest difference to the flow of the game

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o, you've not silenced anyone Andros, i'm afraid. We know you can score a great goal, and it's really handy to have your direct running and willingness to shoot on the bench. But until you can do the other things expected of a winger (beat the man, put a decent cross in, stay wide etc) then you can't expect more than a regular cameo. Wonderful goal though, what a hit! No wonder Buffon wanted the shirt.

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