Pearson hoping for Beckford run
Leicester boss manager Nigel Pearson is hoping Jermaine Beckford can embark on a run of form after netting at the weekend.
Last Updated: 22/11/11 1:34pm
New Leicester manager Nigel Pearson is hoping Jermaine Beckford can embark on a run of form after netting against Crystal Palace at the weekend.
The 27-year-old's strike against the Eagles on Sunday was just his second in 10 games since moving from Everton on transfer deadline day last August.
It set City on their way to a 3-0 win in Pearson's first game since returning to the club from Hull last week.
The 48-year-old is hoping that the goals will now flow again for the former Leeds forward following his strike on Sunday.
"I hope he can go on a run now and I hope he feels good about himself," Pearson told the Leicester Mercury.
"His record is good. I think any manager's job is to get the best out of all players, but sometimes you can't and you can only go so far.
"He has been positive and I was really pleased with him [against Crystal Palace]. He worked hard and took his chance when it came along. Hopefully he feels a bit more positive about things now."