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Kirkland Wants to Finish in Style


Wigan Athletic goalkeeper Chris Kirkland says that the team hasn`t switched off and that they have been unlucky to concede 8 goals in the last two games, he believes the side's form has just dipped.

Prior to the Everton game the Latics had one of the meanest defences in the league with just 28 goals being put past them all season, then capitulation against both Everton and Arsenal has seen that figure rise to 36.

Some people may say that the Latics are already on their holidays in the minds of the players, Premier League survival secured and its relax mode, Kirkland insists not, the big shot stopper says he wants this season to be his best ever as a player and he says the rest of the squad feel the same, they want to finish on a high so they can start the new season on a high, heres what Kirklans told reporters:

'We haven't switched off because we're safe and the season is nearly over.

'Looking at it from my point of view, I want the team to get as many points as we can and have a great end to the season.

'I want it to be one of my best seasons in my career, and I'm sure the other players feel exactly the same way.

'The gaffer and coaching staff will be making sure we don't drift in these remaining matches. They'll be working us hard in training over the next couple of weeks. Our form has just dipped in the last couple of games - we've conceded four goals in each of them, which isn't nice.

'We need to get back to keeping clean sheets - it's because of our good defensive record that we're well placed in the table.

'The Arsenal defeat was frustrating because we did superbly for 60 minutes then caved in a little bit.

'What we don't want is a bad end to the season where we just fade away...that could easily carry on into next season.

'If we can pick up some results in these last six games we'll be stronger going into next season rather than having some kind of hangover.'


Well lets hope they do get the defence sorted, though I think its more of a midfield problem with the loss of Cattermole being exposed, but getting back to winning ways is a must, we need to aim to finish as high up the table as possible, after all the higher you are the more cash you get.



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Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 14 2009

Time: 10:03AM

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Get the midfield sorted and the defence will regain its strength
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