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14 September 2015

Midfielder Jamie Ness feels Saturday's victory over Coventry was where things finally came together for the Iron.

Ness started and completed 65 minutes as he saw his team-mates run out 1-0 winners over the Sky Blues.

It was a win which the Scot hopes will lead to the beginning of something special for United.

"It felt like it all came together, and hopefully it can be the start of something," he told The Iron PlayerHD.

"All season we've been creating chances, it was about being solid defensively and we know that we've got guys up top that are going to get goals.

"I think we've been a little bit harsh on ourselves, because we haven't been playing too badly so far."

The midfielder says that the team were organised throughout and paid tribute to the coaching staff for the preparation which was put in during the week.

"We knew we had to make things difficult for them, but at the same time stamp our authority on the game, and I think we did that," he said.

"I think we were very well-organised. We started with a solid base, worked from there and managed to create a lot of chances.

"Clean sheets win you games, and if you look at the teams that have done well in the league, they've always been built on solid defences.

"The gaffer (Mark Robins), Ned Kelly and the coaching staff have all done a great job. We knew exactly what to expect and we knew how to stop it."

Paddy Madden was once again instrumental for the Iron and despite praising the Irishman, Ness says it was hard to single anyone out, as he felt every player was outstanding.

"We made sure that we continued to do the right things, and when the ball fell to Paddy we knew that it was going to be a goal," he continued.

"It's hard to single anyone out, because I thought they were all outstanding."

It was also a positive day from a personal perspective for the midfielder, as he made his first start since being substituted due to injury in last month's game at Wigan Athletic.

So to come through the match unscathed was pleasing for Ness, as he looks to get back to his best.

"It's been a frustrating time for me, but it was good to back out there," he explained.

"Obviously I came in for the Wigan game and got an unfortunate injury, with which nine times out of ten I'd have been fine, but it's just one of those things.

"I missed the start of pre-season as well, so I'm playing catch-up a little bit.

"It was good to get around 60 minutes under my belt and come through unscathed."

See more from Jamie Ness, Mark Robins and Paddy Madden on The Iron PlayerHD.

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