Date: 11th April 2014 at 9:38pm
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Manager James Beattie has said that Accrington Stanley hold the future in their own hands, and we have to go out against York City tomorrow and do all we can to make sure that remains true for another match with hopefully a return to winning ways.

Having lost to Northampton Town last weekend, our four match unbeaten run came to an end but we do remain six points ahead of the bottom two sides in the division and we are only two points off 13th place so it’s all still to play for.

Speaking to the Official Site ahead of the game this weekend, the gaffer explained.

‘Our destiny’s in our own hands. We certainly won’t be going for just one more win this season but if we get one more win and other results go our way then I don’t think it’s mathematically possible anyway. We’re just out to try and win as many games as we can between now and the end of the season – that’s been the aim all along.’

Beattie goes on to say that the other aim is for the players to end the season on a real high note because he feels that they more than deserve to go out in 2013-14 on a high given all they have achieved following our start to the season.

As for the York game itself, he knows that if we go back out and start showing what we have done in recent months in terms of how we perform, then we more than have enough about us to take all three points because he knows how good we can be, even if as already admitted Northampton was a dire slip from our own normal standards.

‘The lads have grown collectively and individually over the course of the season, irrespective of which teams we’ve played. We’ll do all the preparation and we’ll treat York with the respect they deserve. I’m sure they’ll respect us too, for our form and how far we’ve come.’

With hopefully League Two survival now roughly guaranteed barring a major hiccup now in our form, the gaffer admits he does have one eye on next season and he has already been scouting a few players and having one or two watched as well as having a few trialists in as he looks at recruitment for the summer but obviously the focus has to be mainly on ensuring we are safe this campaign before thinking too much about the future.