Saints take on Telford at St James Park still one place outside the Vanarama National League North relegation zone on goal difference from Lowestoft Town who have a game in hand. But Telford are only two points clear of Saints so a win for Wilkin’s boys would be crucial.
Saints have lost just once in eight outings but have not picked up enough wins to pull clear. Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Chorley was another case of two dropped points.
Wilkin said: “We’ll take the positives out of the game, it’s one more point and the players have had a real go but that’s been the story of our season. We’ve conceded free-kicks and corners at crucial moments and that’s what happened against Chorley.
“Clean sheets are so important especially when you are not scoring goals, which we haven’t been doing lately.
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“We’re not too far off it but we’re not quite getting there at the moment. One defeat in eight is a good run but three points would have taken us clear of the bottom so Tuesday’s game becomes a really important one now.”