“We’ve bottled it” was the blunt response given by midfielder Sam Wedgbury as he summed up Wrexham’s dismal end of season form that has seen the Dragons play-off hopes all but end.

A run of four defeats in five games, the latest coming on Saturday as the Dragons lost 1-0 at Leyton Orient, has seen Wrexham drop out of the National League play-off positions. And the Racecourse club know their hopes could be virtually terminated on Tuesday night as rivals Bromley and Ebbsfleet United play their games in hand.

It has been a shocking end to the term for the Dragons who have collected just six points from a possible 24 available since manager Dean Keates departed to join League One side Walsall last month. And Wedgbury, who is one of eight players under contract beyond the summer, summed up their run of form with a brutal honesty, saying: “It is disappointing, we have not been good enough for weeks, that is the harsh reality of it.

“We are conceding sloppy goals, so obviously it is not good enough. Maybe people have got comfortable, myself included, but we have been conceding sloppy goals and that is the ultimate price you pay.

“We’ve bottled it haven’t we. We have bottled it, that is all we can really say.”

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