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Prosser: We'll be ready come Saturday

22 January 2013

Defender confident of return to form against Chesterfield after an unexpected rest

Luke Prosser says the rest will have done Blues the world of good ahead of their trip to Chesterfield at the weekend - and the defender's confident of a return to winning ways.

Luke believes the postponement on Saturday came at just the right time with the heavy fixture schedule, but doesn’t want to see Saturday’s trip to Chesterfield called off.

He said: “I think one game here and there is okay and to be honest it came at the right time for us.

“A lot of teams have seen their games fall foul to the weather over the Christmas period but we didn’t so we’ve not had any rest.

“We have been fighting on three fronts recently so there’s been a lot of games and a few tired legs, as well as injuries.

“We’ll be all rested and ready for Saturday and that’s a game we certainly don’t want called off because we want to get back to winning ways.”

Luke has been in and out of the side over recent weeks, but was glad to be back among the starting XI against Brentford, and hopes he can keep his place on Saturday.

“It was good to get back in the side, I’ve played a few then been out of the side for a couple of games,” he added.

“I’ve just got to keep working hard off the pitch and putting in performances on it if I want to keep my place.

“The team performance against Brentford wasn’t our best, but you have to give credit to them – they were excellent.

“It was disappointing to see the ball deflect off me for the goal, but it’s just one of them things and you’ve got to put it behind you.

“As a team, we want to try and put the last few League 2 games behind us and get back to winning ways – we’re confident we can do that despite knowing it will be a very difficult game.”

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