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Tom wants no cards leading up to Christmas

Forward Tom O’Donnell has urged his team-mates to keep their discipline at home to Wharfedale or risk seeing their winning run come to an end.
In the last two games, which saw wins at home to Scunthorpe and at Preston Grasshoppers, Hull had three players sent to the sin bin for 10 minutes and had a player shown a red card.
O’Donnell knows winning games in this league is difficult enough with 15 men without giving opponents an extra man advantage.
“The biggest focus of ours this week will be our discipline,” O’Donnell said.
“We’ve had three yellows and a red card in the last two games and in this league, sides can easily take advantage when you are down to 14 men.
“I’m really looking forward to playing against old rivals Wharfedale this weekend.
“It used to be a big local derby for me when I played at Otley.
“We can’t underestimate them, they have a good mix of experience and youth in their squad and if they are on form, they will be dangerous.
“I think having lost six games in a row by such small margins, we are now coming to grips with the physicality and how we need to approach games and this has shown in our last three performances.
“We have learned some tough lessons so far and we aren’t going into games with so much arrogance and expecting to win.
“We just need to keep doing what we are doing and building on our mistakes.
“You can only become a better team by making mistakes and learning from them.
“I’m more than confident we will perform again this weekend.
“It’s great to see the faces after a win, you can tell how much everyone wants to win.”

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