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28 February 2014



28 February 2014

Bayo Akinfenwa believes squad are capable of getting a result against Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Saturday

Bayo Akinfenwa says the players are travelling to Bristol City in the hope of gaining maximum points to extend the gap to the bottom four teams in the division.

, could give themselves more breathing space with a victory at Ashton Gate, and Bayo is aware of the significance the match could have.going in to Saturday’s gameGills, who are six points ahead of City

he said: “It’s a massive game – with two losses brings added pressure and Bristol City are a massive team in this league. We have played them twice already this season so we know the threats they have the club’s official websiteTalking

“The mood in the camp is upbeat; we are relaxed and really looking forward to this game.

“We know that we are going to have to try and get a result because we are going in off the back of two defeats but we are confident and we know if we put a performance on we can get the desired result we are looking for.

“They are six points behind us, if we beat them its nine so that’s a good gap. A draw away from home is a good result in the sense we have lost two games but we are going there for three points.

“That’s the gaffer’s ethos, we aim high. That’s what we are going for.”

, and although he wants to play every week, he understands the Manager’s decision to utilise his squad to keep things fresh.bench during the game against OldhamAkinfenwa came off the

He added: “I said before we added JP [Joe Pigott] and Connor that we had a good squad and certain players may disagree but it can only be a good thing because it drives you on.

"There’s nothing worse than being complacent when you haven’t got a squad and you just put out a team.

“In March we have seven games and you have to be able to use your squad. It can only be beneficial for the gaffer to look to his bench and see he has a strong one.

“I want to play week in, week out and once you start losing that desire then there’s something wrong. We know the value of having a good squad and we have a good team spirit. No one’s head drops; we know there is a greater goal.

“We are not safe so we are going to need every single player before the season ends.”

here.Watch Bayo’s exclusive interview

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