Learning His Trade

YOUNG full-back Tafari Moore is one of many Pilgrims always fighting to prove his worth in the relentless world of professional football.

The return to fitness of Joe Riley, another contender for the right-back slot, will naturally make that position more competitive as we head into tomorrow’s FA Cup clash with Oxford United at Home Park.

The choice between Moore and Riley reflects the options across all positions in the Argyle squad and assistant manager Paul Wotton confirmed that every area of the pitch is under selection scrutiny.

“Every position is up for grabs, there is a competition for places with Joe coming back in at right-back,” said Wottsy. “There is also competition between Taylor and Ladapo as a forward, [Graham] Carey, [Joel] Grant, [Ruben] Lameiras.

“If there isn’t competition for places, we wouldn’t be doing our jobs, and Tafari Moore has been very good in certain games for us this season. He is a young player learning his trade and competition for places is what football is all about.

“He did really well on Wycombe last year and Tafari Moore has got lots of attributes, some very good ones as well, he’ll have a long career in football.”

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