Heracles’ Davidson still looking to learn as he embarks on World Cup adventure

Heracles Almelo defender Jason Davidson is not about to sit back and relax after impressing for both club and country this season.

Heracles Almelo defender Jason Davidson is not about to sit back and relax after impressing for both club and country this season.

The 22-year old appears to have locked down the left-back role in the Australian national team after performing consistently with Heracles in the Dutch Eredivisie.

Davidson, who joined the Dutch club from Portugal’s Pacos de Ferreira in 2012, is tipped to start for the Socceroos at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil but he is making sure he looks past the bigger picture.

“You are only as good as your last game," he told SBS in relation to his assured showing in the 4-3 friendly loss to Ecuador earlier this month.

"I am just working hard and while I am feeling confident, I am not the type to take anything for granted.

"For me, it’s been a fantastic year. I have played 25 games for my club at left back and I feel really comfortable in the role now, even though I am learning all the time.

“Good luck to the other players in my position but, from my perspective, it’s just about playing week-in week-out for my club and just doing the best I can to help Australia get good results when I am called up.

“It’s a good level in Holland and a great league to learn and develop in.”

 
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