Bosses set Steelmen a points target for the play-offs

Steelmen joint-boss Tommy Wright
Steelmen joint-boss Tommy Wright

Tommy Wright has revealed he and fellow joint-manager Andrew Wilson have set the Corby Town squad a points target for the remainder of league campaign.

The Steelmen management duo are still pinning their hopes on a big run of form that will send their team on a late charge for the Calor League Premier Division play-off places in the second half of the season.

Corby head to Hitchin Town tomorrow (Saturday) with another trip, to Hungerford Town, quickly following on Tuesday night.

Given the recent problems with their own Steel Park pitch, which has resulted in numerous matches being called off, Wright knows his team will be in for a busy few months before the curtain falls at the end of April.

And he knows a “winning streak” will be crucial at some point if they are to achieve their ambitious target of finishing in the top five.

“We have a lot of games to play in what is now a short space of time,” Wright said.

“We are going to be in midweek action pretty much every week through until the end of the season so the squad will be tested to the limit.

“But we now have a group of players that we feel is our group.

“We will need to go on a winning streak, we know that. But first and foremost we just want a run of games to enable us to do that.

“We don’t want the fixture backlog to be the reason why we miss out on anything. Over the next few weeks, we will need to put a good run of results together.

“We have given the squad a points target to chase, which we feel will be enough to put us where we want to be. It is up to all of us to go and make it happen now.”