Last updated : 31 January 2006 By Ed

"We've got big games ahead of us and real opportunities to consolidate our position in the league, even improve it.

"We have a lot to play for from now until the end of the season and Wednesday is the ideal game for us, we can pick ourselves up and go again.

"We've acquitted ourselves well against United this year, and we'll have to go again against a very accomplished side on Wednesday."