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Brighton's Lewis Dunk prepared to wait for chance

Lewis Dunk
Dunk made his Albion debut against MK Dons last May

Brighton and Hove Albion teenage defender Lewis Dunk knows he will have to wait for more opportunities to play in the Seagulls first team.

The 18-year-old has made just one appearance this season despite having his abilities praised by Seagulls' manager Gus Poyet.

He told BBC Sussex: "I know what it's going to be like. I've got three centre-halves I'm competing against.

"They're all older and I'm only young. I've just got to wait for my chances."

He added: "In every day in training you can see their experience and learn from it."

But Dunk is expected to start Albion's FA Cup tie against Blue Square Bet South side Woking on Saturday, and he says they must not be complacent despite the gulf between the two teams.

"They're going to come to us, give it their all and work hard," he said.

"We've got to stick to our game plan, keep them running, and hopefully take advantage when we're in the final third.

"We've got to make sure the job gets done."



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see also
Brighton's Dunk to keep grounded
04 Oct 10 |  Brighton
Poyet tips Albion's Dunk for top
16 Sep 10 |  Brighton
Defender Dunk signs Brighton deal
25 May 10 |  Brighton


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