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MacDonald set for bright future at Salisbury
EASY to spot in his flash green boots, defender Angus MacDonald has tipped Salisbury to achieve “massive things” in the top level of non-league football – despite setting a bad first impression.
MacDonald, 20, who signed for Mikey Harris in August after being released by Sky Bet Championship outfit Reading in the summer, was sent off on his debut against Chester three weeks ago, writes Joel Holt.
“I lost my head,” admitted MacDonald.
“I came on for two minutes to do a job for Mikey and I didn’t do it. I’m only young and I’m still learning.”
Now the right back from Winchester, pictured below, is in the fans’ good books after producing a moment of brilliance at the Ray Mac during City’s 2-1 win over Wrexham on Saturday.
He added: “It was a goal to remember, but I didn’t know much about it to be honest.
“I couldn’t get my head to it, so I lifted my leg, hoping I’d reach it and managed to put it into the net.
“To go from zero to hero is a big boost for me. The lads were excellent and we got the winner.
“I’ve practiced it a few times in training and it wasn’t an accident.”
MacDonald has started the last two games for Salisbury and is keen to keep his spot in the back four.
“It’s been hard trying to earn a place in the starting 11 especially as the club’s been on an amazing run lately,” he added.
“As a player you sit back and see how well the players are doing and you can’t ask any questions of the manager as to why you aren’t playing.
“I’ve bided my time, trained well, and luckily enough managed to get a place in the team.
“I think Salisbury can achieve massive things this season."
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