Date: 27th February 2007 at 9:40pm
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Although this is currently being checked, it looks like Matt Glennon has written himself into the record books by saving three penalties in one match which no former Town ‘keeper has ever done.

‘Technically it’s only going to count as two, as my second save was ruled out as the referee said I moved off the line. It was a good feeling to stop all three penalties, but it would have been even better if we had got the three points.

How does he do it

‘People ask me if I guess, but I don’t – I go the right way too many times to be guessing. I read the taker’s body language; regardless of who it is taking it, they always have a little look before they hit it. Obviously some will be better at disguising that look and then it gets harder for me, but I’ve been good at saving penalties ever since I started playing football.

How does he feel about the remainder of the season

‘The Play-Offs are certainly not out of the question. It’s true that we are eight points off 6th position, but there are still 33 points to play for and I’ve seen it done before. I think Millwall have just won four of their last five games to rise up the table and we could easily go on a similar run, as we are a better team than Millwall. There is no reason that we can’t get into the Play-Offs.’

How does he feel about the goalkeeping situation at Town

‘We have two very good young ‘keepers in Simon (Eastwood) and Alex (Smithies). I don’t think people were too happy when Rabs left for Blackpool as they didn’t know what kind of cover we had, but Easty would do a very good job if he had to come in. He hasn’t had much Reserve team football, but with Rabs leaving he now has this opportunity and he will come along some more as a result.

How does he feel about the club

‘I would say that it’s the best Club I have been at since I started out at Bolton Wanderers. I just hope that I can help out all the young talent here at the Club and that the benefit is seen in the long-run.’


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