Ryan Lowe brings passion to his role as Plymouth Argyle manager and he is not afraid to show it.
His elation at the 1-0 win away to Mansfield Town last Saturday was clear for all who were at Field Mill to see.
Fists clenched, he punched the air with a huge grin over his face as he saluted the travelling Green Army after the final whistle.
That sort of reaction is not for some managers, but it is part of Lowe’s personality.
He has spoken not only about that passion, but how he will always stick to his brand of attacking football and about building for the future of the Argyle.
Lowe said: “I’m a passionate bloke. My backroom staff are and my players are.
“I feel the disappointment when we are not getting our results, and when you haven’t scored as many goals as you would have liked or haven’t won as many points as you would have liked.
“You feel it. So I have said from day one, I will put myself in the situation of these fans and this fantastic football club.
“The passion is always going to be with me, wherever I go, whatever I do because I’m very passionate about my job, and very passionate about this football club.
“I want to be passionate just as much as the fans are.
“When you get a result like that at Mansfield away then the passion comes out and shows.”
Lowe is desperate for success at Argyle and wants it to be achieved by playing the type of attacking football he so firmly believes in.
However, he accepts there are going to be times in League Two where his side will have to adapt, like they did against Mansfield, where they had to withstand a lot of late pressure.
Lowe said: “There are not always going to be games where you have to fight and be bullish about everything you are doing, and putting your bodies on the line.
“I would rather not have many games like that, in all honesty.
“I would rather have a good footballing game where both sides are playing good competitive football, rather than balls coming in your box 24/7.
“But, look, that’s the league we are in. Some teams do that and you have to withstand that.”
He continued: “You are always pleased when you get a clean sheet and you see your lads putting bodies on the line, and that’s not just the back lads, but from the front also.
“Most importantly, we want to continue playing our brand of football.”
Argyle sit in 12th position in League Two after the first 11 games with a record of four wins, three draws and four defeats.
It has been an up and down start from the Pilgrims, but Lowe believes the foundations are now starting to go into place to build not just for this season but for the future.
Lowe said: “We have just done a stat pack for the last 11 games and we are in the top five in everything we do.
“Whether that’s dribbles, crosses, entries into their box. That’s what we want. We want to get higher and higher in that.
“In terms of the philosophy and the way we play we will always continue to do that, but there can be a little bit of a tweak to the formation or an extra body up front.
“It’s exciting to see and exciting to be a part of trying to build something here.
“We are not just building for the season. We are building for the future and I would like to think that the foundations are now starting to go into place.
“The fans have seen the way we are trying to play. We have just got to stick to that, but we have got to be better in certain elements, and we know that.
“We keep working on that daily on the training ground,” added the Pilgrims’ boss.