Robins keen for Reds to end on high note

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BARNSLEY boss Mark Robins is happy with the progress his squad have made in the Championship this season.

But Robins has stressed he doesn’t want his players to take their foot off the pedal with one game remaining.

The Reds still have a chance to achieve their highest Championship finish for five seasons if they beat Millwall at home on Saturday.

The South Yorkshire club are currently sitting in 18th in the standings on 53 points, but with one fixture remaining, two more points would be good enough to overhaul last season’s tally of 54 points.

And a victory, depending on how Coventry City get on in their last match of the season away to Norwich, could see the club finish as high as 17th in the table.

“It’s important we finish off in the right manner, it’s our last home game of the season so I want us to put a good show on for the fans,” Robins told The Star.

“We’ve got to be happy with how we’ve done this season because there’s quite a few clubs out there who would have liked to have swapped places with us.

“But at the same time I’m always looking for us to improve and hopefully we can do that next season.”

The Reds are expected to be at full strength for their last outing of the season barring any injuries picked up training this week.

And Robins is hoping his side can give a better account of themselves having lost 2-0 at the New Den back in January thanks to first-half goals from Steve Morison and James Henry.

“We lost that match so it would be good if we put in a better performance this time,” added Robins.

“We can still finish higher than we did last season get more points, that’s got to be our aim.”