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Mills insists: Reaching play-offs still 'doable' But Dragons must take three points from Guiseley tonight.

Byline: rob.griffiths

THE key phrase from a defiant Gary Mills ahead of tonight's clash at Guiseley was "it is still doable" as the Dragons continue their push for the play-offs.

Wrexham suffered only their second defeat in 13 matches on Saturday, going down to a 1-0 loss to Dover Athletic, who climbed into third place.

Defeat saw Wrexham slip to six points off Tranmere Rovers in the final play-off position.

However, a victory tonight at Nethermoor Park will see the Dragons close the gap to just three points ahead of Saturday's clash with Rovers at Prenton Park, where a win for Mills' side would see them overhaul the Wirral outfit.

Mills was adamant there was still all to play for over the coming three weeks, but intimated his side could not afford any kind of slip up in Yorkshire tonight.

He said yesterday: "Nothing changes for us. I am in a job where if I didn't have the drive and belief and honesty of what I am saying then I wouldn't want to be in it. I honestly believe that if we win tomorrow night then it is still up there for us to go and do it.

NATIONAL LEAGUEP Cheltenham 43 Forest Green 43 Dover 42 Grimsby 41 Tranmere 43 Braintree 42 Eastleigh 41 WREXHAM 42 Gateshead 43 Macclesfield 42 Lincoln City 43 Bromley 43 Barrow 42 Aldershot 43 Woking 42 Southport 43 Chester 43 Torquay 42 Guiseley 42 Halifax 41 BorehamWood 43 Altrincham 42 Welling 43 Kidderminster 42 "That is how important it is win at Guiseley.

"We know if we win at Guiseley then we go into the game at Tranmere on Saturday, where if we win we go above them, and it is as simple as that.

"Whatever Braintree (sixth) and Eastleigh (seventh) do, we can do nothing about, but we can certainly do something about Tranmere if we win at Guiseley tomorrow."

Following Saturday's clash at Tranmere, Wrexham entertain Braintree in their final home game a week later before finishing the campaign at Barrow on April 30.

And Mills was keen instil a level of belief within his charges.

He said: "We have got to go and win tomorrow. It is a tough place to go to, they are fighting for their lives, but I have just told the players that I don't want anyone on the bus if they don't have the same drive and belief as myself as manager that we can go and do that.

d d h "I know the word doable was used a lot after the game on Saturday, but boy is it doable. I know it is still doable.

"If we give in then we should not be in the game should we? Simple as that.

"d ' i i l "I don't give in. I love a challenge, and I thrive on it to be honest, and that is probably why I came to Wrexham.

"We have got to go and win a game at Guiseley, Braintree are away at Grimsby, and Eastleigh are at home to Barrow, who are on fire at the moment.

"We could if we win be above both of them when it comes to 10pm tomorrow, so bring it on.

"Whatever happens, all I can say is again that we will go and give our best to win at Guiseley and then take things from there.

"I think a lot of people are writing us off now, and I understand why, but then they haven't got the same mentality as myself.

"I have seen it done, and been part of it when it has been done, so it is a massive word in capital letters - it is still doable."

MATCH DAY SQUADS WREXHAM (probable): Taylor; Carrington, Smith, Hudson, Fyfield, Newton; Heslop, Evans, Fowler; Jennings, Jackson. Subs: Vidal, O'Reilly, Moke, Gray, York.

GUISELEY (from): Drench, Toulson, Atkinson, Lowe, Parker, Lawlor, Norburn, Hurst, Johnson, Hatfield, Craddock, Rothery, Sinclair, Boyes, Atkinson, Dudley.
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