Wright - We still have great chance

DAVID Wright today insisted that Ipswich Town still have a great chance of reaching the Coca-Cola Championship play-offs.Boosted by their performance in their last two matches, the 27-year-old full back says that the future is looking bright after Tommy Miller's late leveller against Wolverhampton at Molineux on Saturday.

Elvin King

DAVID Wright today insisted that Ipswich Town still have a great chance of reaching the Coca-Cola Championship play-offs.

Boosted by their performance in their last two matches, the 27-year-old full back says that the future is looking bright after Tommy Miller's late leveller against Wolverhampton at Molineux on Saturday.

“We are driving each other on, and this means we are currently hard to beat,” said Wright, who believes the way the team is playing right now will hold them in good stead for wins at Preston on Saturday and at home to Hull City on Sunday week.

“Our shape is right and I still believe we can finish in the top six.

“There is no point worrying about what other clubs might do; we have to go out and claim six more points.

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“And there is every reason to believe that will be enough.”

Wright preferred to look forward rather than back, but without Miller's late strike, Wolves would have been the favourites to catch and overtake sixth-placed Crystal Palace.

“It is always frustrating to concede a goal, but for the second game running we have fought back after going behind,” added Wright.

“We have not panicked, and this team has come a long way.

“You could tell by our celebrations how important we viewed Tommy's goal.

“Plan A was to win the match, and plan B was not to lose.

“We achieved this and with no injuries and confidence high we can travel to Preston in good spirits.

“There are two tough games ahead of us, but if we do well we are in with a very good shout.

“We are all fighting together, and we knew what really mattered on Saturday was not getting beat.”

Wolves play Cardiff at home tomorrow and will go a point above Town if they win. They visit Coventry on Saturday.

Palace have a tough fixture at Hull City on Saturday, and a win for Town at Preston could see them overtake the Londoners on goal difference.

It could then all come down to the last matches with Town at home to Hull, Palace at home to Burnley and Wolves at home to Plymouth.

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