Football: Bell Hopes Unbeaten Record Will Continue
Byline: BY NEIL TURNER
CHESTER City's caretaker manager David Bell will be endeavouring to extend his unbeaten record to three matches this afternoon when City face Leyton Orient at Brisbane Road in the Coca-Cola League Two . Bell was thrust into the managerial limelight following the resignation of Ian Rush earlier this month and his two matches in temporary charge have garnered four points from the six on offer.
There has been a change of playing style and the players have adapted well to the new 4-3-3 formation that Bell and his assistant Clive Goodyear have masterminded, with a victory against Boston United and a thrilling draw at Bristol Rovers being achieved.
'It's gone well, but we have to continue with the level of performance that we have seen in the past two matches,' said Bell.
'The two games that we have been in charge of have been at home, so an away match at Leyton Chester Correspondent Orient presents different problems.
'We have spoken to the players and we have decided to continue to utilise the 4-3-3 system. The players say they prefer it. It means they have to work that much harder, but that's not a bad thing.'
Bell added: 'Now we are safe from the threat of relegation we can play with a bit more freedom, but we still intend to go out and entertain. …