DOM BERNARD insists the experience of Matt Mills is key to helping the Forest Green fledglings find their feet.

Boasting the youngest average-aged squad across the EFL, Mark Cooper's cubs are cutting their teeth quickly, but Bernard, a summer season capture from Birmingham City, is mindful of the impact and guidance seasoned campaigner Matt Mills has brought to the fledgling squad.

We caught up with Bernard at today's pre-Grimsby Town press conference. Watch the full interview below, where Bernard discusses the influence of Matt Mills on the squad, Grimsby, Reece Brown and how much the fans helped toward a memorable win at Championship outfit Charlton Athletic.