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Yates: Aim To Win All Four

4 April 2013

Mark Yates is challenging his side to win their remaining four matches to try and achieve promotion.

Mark Yates talks to the media ahead of this weekend's away match at Plymouth Argyle:

"The boys have had a couple of days off and most clubs have done that because they've had a busy Easter period and it's important they look after themselves. We've got no reported knocks and everyone will be training as normal today.

"We don't deliberately do anything different for away games but it's just form hasn't been as good on our travels. We've got to make it happen for us over the next two away games. We gave ourselves a chance of winning six points over Easter with our second half performance at Port Vale but we couldn't finish it off. The fact that nobody has recorded six points over Easter probably sums up the division because there's still so much to play for.

"I went down to watch Plymouth on Saturday and I'll be discussing with my staff about how we approach the game but there won't be too many changes.

"We are trying to make sure we don't get in the playoffs, that is the aim. Our aim is to win four out of four. We're coming up to the business end of the season now and it's all about results. We are ready because we have fit hungry players who have a desire to get to way where we want to be. It is still something we are capable of doing. I think we need to win at least three, if not four other games and that is still achievable.

"We're 4th and Plymouth are 3rd from bottom but that doesn't mean you will automatically win the game. They have just beaten Exeter, Southend and Fleetwood before their disappointing defeat on Monday. It's not going to be easy but if we turn up like we have done in the last weeks then we'll go there with a real chance.

"I know in my own mind where I'm going to go with the team but I'll see where a few of the boys are today. Russ Penn comes back into my thoughts after I gave him a breather because we needed some fresh legs in there. I've got to pick four teams to win four matches and whether that is the same team or whether it changes game by game, my thought process won't change because we will be aiming to win."

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