Last Updated: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 13:11
Sunderland centre half Michael Turner has urged the players not to let their good work go to waste as the season draws to a close.
The Black Cats suffered their equal worst defeat under Martin O'Neill's reign at Everton, something of a bogey team, on Monday when they mirrored the West Brom 4-0 defeat and in so doing fell out of the top ten in the Premier League.
Turner is anxious that the season does not just fizzle out and he is aiming to finish on top of a pile of clubs who are hovering around the mid table area, Sunderland currently sit in 11th spot five points behind Everton in seventh.
Turner told the Echo: "We want to finish the season strongly, we don't want to let it just fizzle out.
"I don't think we have to set ourselves a points target or anything like that. But we just want to win more games and finish what's been a good season after a bad start.
"If we can get a few wins and put a smile on the fans' faces, then going into next season we can look forward to it."
Next up for O'Neill's side is a home clash with rock bottom Wolves on Saturday.
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