A rejuvenated David Dunn has insisted that positivity is the key as he takes back the reins for this weekend’s Sky Bet League Two game against Walsall at The Progression Solicitors Stadium.
The Barrow boss was forced to stay away from training and the last two games after being diagnosed with COVID-19 but his spell in isolation has given him time to reflect on his first few months in the job.
Dunn says it is time to sweep aside any negative thoughts and focus on trying to enjoy the challenges that lie ahead as The Bluebirds look to make their way in a new division.
“It’s been tough over the last week or so,” Dunn explained during a chat with iFollow on Thursday evening.
“I think the most difficult part has been missing the games because I suppose you feel helpless at times when you’re watching the live stream.
“I’m really looking forward to Saturday now. I just feel really positive because I think this period has reminded me not to get too down about results and to keep on believing in what we’re doing.
“We know it’s going to be a process and a tough challenge this season, we knew that at the start - but let’s be really positive about it.
“There are lots of teams around us who will have felt they were going to be up there this season but it’s a difficult challenge for everyone, dealing with different circumstances.
“We’ve just been promoted so let’s get on with it and really enjoy it – we’ll win some, we’ll lose some and we might draw a few too many but let’s crack on and be really positive.
“I want to go in to every game trying to win and I am certainly hoping we can turn those draws in to wins because I firmly believe that when we do that we will be fine.”