Robbie Nightingale insists nothing less than a push for the play-offs will do at Cambridge City next season, Cambridgeshire Live report.

Following their relegation from the Southern Premier two years ago, Nightingale led City to the Division One Cenral play-off final last season, only for them to lose 1-0 at Hartley Wintney.

This season, by comparison, has been a disappointing one, with some moments of real quality wiped out by long periods of inconsistency, and a mid-table finish beckoning.

Saturday’s 4-1 win over Welwyn Garden City was the first time City have won back to back games since early October, but manager Nightingale knows there is still plenty of work to do.

“We know we’ve underachieved, and I’ll be damned if we’re in the same position next season,” he said. “We know what we need to do next season, without a doubt, and that’s getting into the top five.

“We’re not a million miles away from being a top five squad, but we need to find some consistency.”

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