Duggy says fans noise will play vital role in final day cliffhangerAdam Dugdale, 26, has told the club’s official web-site that there is nothing he enjoys more than playing in highly pressurised games. Dugdale, who won promotion with the club in 2012 via the play-offs and played in every game until the final in the club’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy success last year, is relishing another ‘cup final’ this weekend.
The Liverpool-born defender has had to wait patiently for an extended run in the side this season but the knee injury to Harry Davis has re-opened the door for the competitor in the business end of the season.
Dugdale is now targeting the three points we need to be safe and he has reiterated the important part the club’s supporters can play this weekend.
Ahead of this weekend’s vital encounter against Preston at Gresty Road, Dugdale said: “We can get a result. We have beaten Preston already this season and it is about time we won at home again.
“Preston will want to finish the season strongly and they have some very good players, but we have just to remain focussed on our job. It won’t be easy but being a footballer is all about playing in big games and with that pressure. I love that.
“It is down to us and we know what we have to do. We don’t want to be waiting on other results.”
Duggy added: “We need the fans right behind us. They can play a massive part. The last game when they filled up behind the goal I thought it worked to be honest. As we came out you could feel a bit of a roar behind the goal and I think that’s what we need. If we can fill that up a little bit more come Saturday and get a few more bums on seats then that will definitely be a massive help.”
man. That’s really what we’re going to need.”th“There’s no better time now for people to try and come down the game and try to be that 12