Having watched his team put in an improved display at the weekend, Tommy Wright has warned his Darlington players he will accept no slacking this evening at Spennymoor Town.

Saturday’s win at FC United of Manchester came seven days after a disappointing defeat at home to Boston United, when few of the team were at their best. Wright, however, gave his starting XI the benefit of the doubt by sticking with ten of the line-up at FC United – the fit-again Luke Trotman replacing Tom Portas was the only change – and it paid dividends, with Quakers playing much better and winning 2-1.

The victory was the team’s seventh in 11 games, ensuring relegation is no longer possible and now the manager wants to finish as high up the table as possible with a continuation of Saturday’s form in the final four fixtures the aim.

“We want four wins,” he said. “It would be easy for me to say ‘well done lads, you’ve done your job, let’s make changes’. But what would we be making changes for?”

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