Megson desperate to play catch-up
Gary Megson has urged
It has been a disappointing season so far for the Trotters, who find themselves 18th in the table after picking up only 12 points from their opening 13 games.
Whilst sides tipped for drop like
With their opponents two points worse off in 19th place, the clash at Molineux offers
Megson, however, has his sights set even higher and believes his team should be keeping pace with the over-achievers sitting more comfortably in mid-table.
“We can do ourselves a power of good (on Saturday), but it’s not just between ourselves and
“Birmingham are 11th with six more points than we have got.
“We have got to get back into there and try and get ourselves further up the table.”
After a run of three straight defeats in the league, Megson was delighted to see his players rediscover their grit in a hard-fought 1-1 draw at
“We battled and scrapped,” Megson said.
“Sometimes, when you are in the position we were in before the
“You need to go down to
“In order to do that you have to work hard – you need to battle and you need to scrap.
“You also need to pass, cross, shoot, dribble, all those things. But you need to have a starting point.
Having seen their team slide down the table,
“There was never going to be any danger of us putting up a white flag,” Megson said.
“This club never has done and never will do – it wasn’t something that ever really came into the equation.”
“There is bound to be players with issues at times and sometimes it does have an impact on your team.
“But I would like to feel that we have the strength of character to cope with those things.
“Other clubs will have them as well, and we have to go about games in the manner that we did against