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'Back to Earth with a bump - we thrive on being the underdog'

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Back to Earth with a bump.

Congratulations to Sheffield United because they came to Kenilworth Road with a game plan and they executed it seamlessly.

After a week in which pundits and fans of Premier League football were simply purring about how good Luton Town are, and that we would be fine this season, it brings about the harsh realities of football - simply that football is not played on paper.

Against Sheffield United we were expected to win by the bookmakers - this goes to show that Luton Town Football Club thrives on being the underdog. As all Luton fans know, we have a siege mentality running through our club and we prefer it when people are slamming us rather than patting us on the back. We perform in spite of others, not to pander to them.

I drew parallels towards the spirit in the 1982-83 team in my previous article and it is important to remember, although they received praise for their swashbuckling football, that first season in the top tier had its ups and downs too.

A season is decided over 38 games. We are just past the halfway mark and the entire squad know what is on the line.

We draw a line under this game and focus on the next one.

Ollie Kay can be found at We Are Luton Town

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