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"We all look out for each other. We don't rely on one star." - Coventry City manager Steven Pressley

15 September 2014

Sky Blues boss also believes that some of his side could get international honours in the future ahead of City's trip to Scunthorpe on Tuesday…

Coventry City manager Steven Pressley believes that there is more to come from his side as they look to make it eight games unbeaten when they face Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park on Tuesday night.

Following Saturday's 2-1 win against Yeovil at the Ricoh Arena, the Sky Blues have the chance to make it two wins in four days and three on the bounce against a Scunthorpe side who have won their last two home games.

Pressley was keen to point out that although City have progressed throughout their unbeaten run, there is always room for improvement.

"As a manager you can't sit still." he said. "Every day you have to look for areas to improve.

"Looking at the first game of the season to now there has been much progression in our play, but we can find improvement in all areas.

"Having said that what is most pleasing is the mentality of our players. We all work hard and it is now part of our ethic. It is a big part of our game, we don't just rely on one star."

Although Scunthorpe tasted defeat last time out, a 4-1 defeat against Chesterfield, Pressley believes that the Iron will still be a threat, especially at their home ground.

"Scunthorpe have always been a good home side, they pose a definite threat. Russ Wilcox is a great manager, he set all kinds of records last season, and his team will be well prepared.

"The fans will be fully behind their team and the pitch will be perfect. But I think we have found areas that we can exploit."

With several of the Sky Blues hailing from Pressley's homeland of Scotland, the City boss believes that those impressing can put themselves in the shop window for international honours in the near future.

"I speak to (Scotland manager) Gordon Strachan regularly. Although most of the time it's me asking for tickets or vice versa!

"Right now I believe that the standard of football in this division is as good as, if not better than the SPFL. Yes there is an established squad for the national team at the moment but we have players like John (Fleck) and Jim (O'Brien) impressing.

"They may well be on the very fringes right now, but if they keep impressing, they will be there for Gordon to look at. The ability they are showing right now will be drawing attention, definitely."

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