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"The staff do enough, the players need to start taking some responsibility." Coventry City's Jim O'Brien

23 January 2015

Sky Blues' skipper wants the team to step up and deliver in a 'massive game' against Yeovil Town tomorrow…

Coventry City captain Jim O'Brien revealed that the players need 'hunger' tomorrow as City travel to Huish Park tomorrow to take on Yeovil Town looking to win for the second time in 2015.

The Scottish midfielder missed last weekend's defeat to Gillingham for the birth of his first child. However O'Brien is ready to go and wants the squad to stick to their game plan from the off tomorrow.

"We know that Saturday is a massive one," he said.

"We need to be at it from the off. Hunger is the word of the day, we need to be really hungry.

"It's getting to that stage now where if plan A doesn't work we need to make sure as players that plan B works.

"The staff do more than enough, the players need to take some responsibility. Maybe there's not enough of that. As a team we need to step up and start looking at ourselves.

"The first goal is important, as we want to get momentum. It's not the be all and end all though, we need to stick to our game plan tomorrow. If we do that we can get a result."

Although Yeovil are in the relegation places they come off the back of beating Bradford at home, as well as drawing away at Preston.

O'Brien is in no doubt about the challenge facing the Sky Blues tomorrow, as well as the strength of SkyBet League One in general.

He continued: "It's a difficult league where anyone can beat anyone. As a club we just need to take each day as it comes.

"Yeovil are a hard working side and I know what they are about, I played them last season so I'm aware.

"If we can get ahead and kill them off, that will be the aim as we have struggled with that recently.

"I think it's about mentality. We are creating some good openings but not taking our chances. It is a results business and we need to start putting some together."

"With us looking to set the record straight, I think it's got everything required for a really tasty tie tomorrow."

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