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28 March 2013

Gary Alexander demands more for Easter double bill

has urged his Wimbledon team-mates to ensure League 2 survival as soon as possible and avoid a nervy end to 2012/13.Gary Alexander 

The Dons face a tough Good Friday test at Rotherham tomorrow, before entertaining Barnet on Monday, and Alexander (pictured) says his side must aim to round off their impressive form during March with a bang.

, Alexander said: “I have been in teams going for promotion at this stage of the season, but I came here to ensure that Wimbledon survived in League 2. Though I am a forward and I want to score goals, the aim is to stop the club going down. I would like to think that I am playing my part in that. It does not matter who scores the goal as long as we are picking up three points.Dons PlayerSpeaking to Rob Cornell on

and then it doesn’t look so bad. Then the boys can really push on next season.”th or even 10th“We do not want to be down at the bottom and the results in the last few weeks show that we are better than that. After winning four of the last five we are right up there in terms of the form table. We do not want to be a team that survives on the last day of the season and we should be aiming to be safe with five games to play. Hopefully, we can finish maybe 12

The on-loan Crawley striker added that morale in Wimbledon’s camp is particularly strong after their impressive recent run.

“We are confident at the moment,” he added. “We are all professionals and no one wanted to get a kicking like we did at Accrington. We knew that was not good enough because we let ourselves, the fans, and the club down. But we bounced back against Morecambe. It was not the best of performances, but the three points were all that mattered. At this stage of the season, that is the only thing that counts.”

Dons Player subscribers can now watch the full video interview with Gary Alexander on our premium site.

are both back after international duty.Kelly Youga and Jonathan Meades is unlikely to be risked after illness. Sammy Moore back in the frame after shaking off a hamstring injury, but Pim BalkesteinWimbledon make their first trip to the New York Stadium with

, told Dons Player that the games against Rotherham and Barnet over the Easter weekend require two very different approaches.Neil CoxAssistant Manager,

“I think the challenge against Rotherham is that they are going to get the ball forward and they will be a bit stronger and robust,” he said. “But Barnet are going to play the good football that Edgar Davids wants to play. I have watched them two or three times in the last few weeks and they play good attractive football. The two teams have completely different ways of playing and we will probably have two different formations for these games. The main aim is to get three points at Rotherham first.”

for our previous announcement on the official website. Obviously, the advance prices are no longer relevant and we also must point out no places are left on the supporters’ coach for this match.Rotherham tickets  Wimbledon supporters can purchase tickets on the day, click on 


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