Craig Liddle proud of Darlington players' attitude

Darlington caretaker manager Craig Liddle has praised his players commitment and professionalism amid uncertain times at the club.

Players have been asked to take pay cuts, while chairman Raj Singh is considering walking away due to mounting personal financial losses.

"The attitude of everybody has been spot on," Liddle told BBC Look North.

"Since I've come in, they've gone about their business professionally and the results are now coming their way."

In addition players such as Exodus Geohaghon, John Campbell and James Walshaw have left the club, with Adam Reach the sole arrival at the Arena this month.

The last five years at Darlington have been difficult for the club with two administrations, relegation from the Football League and a flurry of managerial changes.

Liddle, who currently combines first-team affairs with his post as head of youth development, has been a steadying influence on the Quakers squad.

"What I've said to them is I've been through this sort of thing two or three times at the club now through administration and various sort of problems," Liddle said.

"Once you go out on that training pitch, or at the stadium, you've got 90 minutes or two hours to forget about all your problems, do what you've got to do and enjoy yourself.

"To be fair the lads have done that, the performance last week [a 3-1 win at Ebbsfleet] spoke volumes for that, for 90 minutes they were fantastic.

"That's carried on throughout this week and hopefully it will carry on for Saturday."

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