Last Updated: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 10:09
Bradley Orr has urged his Blackburn Rovers team-mates to boost their Premier League survival chances by recording some clean sheets.
The January transfer window signing from QPR spoke out on Rovers' poor defensive record when asked to comment on the prospect of Steve Kean's side equalling Sheffield United's 36-year record of going 25 games without a shut-out from the start of a campaign in next week's trip to league leaders Manchester City.
Orr, who was part of the QPR defence which kept 25 clean sheets in 46 games to help the Londoners win the Championship title last term, has played down the significance of Rovers possibly making unwanted top-flight history.
However, he is adamant that some clean sheets between now and the end of the season would certainly enhance the club's chances of avoiding relegation.
Orr told the Lancashire Telegraph: "The main thing is staying up, that's more important.
"Obviously if someone offered you a 2-1 or a 3-2 win, you would say yes. It's just vital that we win.
"But it would be great if we can keep a few clean sheets between now and the end of the season, because that would help us get results.
"It would give us a good chance of getting the wins we need.
"Any clean sheet is important and we would love to start doing that."
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