No let-up at Kidderminster, insists Stags’ defender O’Neill

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LUKE O’Neill insisted there would be no let-up for Stags in their final league game at Kidderminster on Saturday (1pm), despite the crucial first leg of the semi-final play-off being just four days later.

“Of course we have one eye on Wednesday but we will still give 100 per cent on Saturday,” said the full back.

“Our win against Wrexham on Friday was one of our best games of the season. We put it in then and I am sure we will put it in on Saturday as well. We want to go into it on the back of a win and raring to go.

“Beating Wrexham has given us a good boost going into the play-offs. Whoever we play, we will go into it and give it our all.

“The atmosphere in the camp is immense and I am enjoying it. With the spirit here, we can definitely go all the way to the final.”

Assistant manager Mickey Moore added: “Our build-up to the Wrexham game was the same as normal and that will be the same for Kidderminster too.

“Kidderminster’s season now comes down to Saturday’s game.

“Luton had their opportunity on Tuesday but failed to beat Gateshead and now need to go to Fleetwood and get a draw.

“So it’s still in their hands. But Kidderminster will feel they have a chance if they do their part of it. Anything can happen.

“Whoever it will be, it will be, that we play in the semis. We’ve been on a fantastic run and want to go into the play-offs with momentum. None of them will fancy playing us.”

he added: “The play-offs are going to be very tight and everyone is going to fancy their chances.

“Wrexham bounced back and won against Newport on Tuesday, York’s results in the last two or three weeks since they beat Luton and got to the Trophy final have seen them on a run.

“Kidderminster have won five of their last six games. Meanwhile Paul Buckle has gone in at Luton and they have kept four clean sheets.

“Let’s get over Kidderminster and then anything can happen in the next two games.”