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Fox on Sonny

Captain Ready for Bradley

16 November 2018

ARGYLE skipper David Fox will face up against an old friend in Saturday’s trip to Luton Town in Sky Bet League One.

Sonny Bradley was a favourite among players and fans alike during his time at Home Park, winning the club Player of the Year in 2017. He joined from Crawley Town in 2016 and appeared 96 times as a Pilgrim, scoring 11 goals.

Bradley moved to Kenilworth Road at the end of last season and Fox is already looking forward to the tussle between his former team-mate and Argyle’s in-form striker Freddie Ladapo.

“Sonny, Jake [Jervis] and Oscar [Threlkeld] were a big part of the dressing room that I walked into, they were there for a couple of years and were big players for us,” said Fox. “I wish him all the best, hope he gets beat and shake hands afterwards.

 “It should be a good battle [between Bradley and Ladapo]. They’ll both know they will be in for a tough afternoon. He will know about Freddie, but Freddie will know he’s up against a good centre half. I’m sure that will have a big influence in the way the game goes.”

From Bradley’s 15 starts for Luton, six of those have been clean sheets and Foxy recognises his team will have to be up for it if they are to get a positive result.

Manager Derek Adams gave a handful of first-teamers the night off in the recent Checkatrade Trophy defeat to Newport, in the hope that extra rest would benefit the boys ahead of Saturday’s fixture

“Luton are a good team, especially at home,” said Fox. “They came up and have kept that momentum going, which a lot of teams that get promoted do.

“We know it is going to be tough, its up to us to repay the manager for giving us Tuesday off and make sure we are fit, fresh and ready to go on Saturday because that was the whole reason behind it.”

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