Wilcox: Team takes credit

Scunthorpe manager Russ Wilcox is refusing to take credit to his phenomenal start to life at Glanford Park.

Last Updated: 08/04/14 at 17:32

Russ Wilcox: Targeting the top three

Russ Wilcox: Targeting the top three

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Wilcox saw his unbeaten run since replacing Brian Laws in November stretch to 25 games with a 1-0 win over Torquay at the weekend.

The Football League record had been 23 games, set back in 1889 by Preston boss William Sudell, before Wilcox came along.

But the man himself has downplayed his role and believes the success is down to the players.

"It's down to the group. It has to be," he told the Iron's official website.

"It's an achievement for Scunthorpe United. That's the way you have to look at it. I'm just the man at the top if you like.

"I obviously have to give guidance, but I've got a great set of players and people to work with which certainly helps."

Saturday's victory moved the Iron level on points with Rochdale at the top of the table.

But Wilcox is keeping focused on a ensuring a top-three finish and promotion to Sky Bet League Two.

"We're looking at top three first," he said.

"We'd all love to win it, don't get me wrong, but the first focus is getting over the line for the top three. If we do that then we'll be moving on to the title."

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

W

riting a minute by minute account on Berbatov would be like chronicling the days of the guy punished for sloth in the movie Se7en. Day 4 - lay in bed, did nothing - 15th minute, stood there did nothing .

lustral
Taking A Close Look At Mario...

W

hen players in their 30s leave Real Madrid, it's usually to Bolton Wanderers. I miss those days.

sailingmagpie
Top Ten CL Players Whetting Our Appetite

W

ow Pete, you would make an excellent stalker!

fouloleron
Taking A Close Look At Mario...

Footer 365

Europa League: Everton boss Roberto Martinez delighted with 4-1 win over Wolfsburg

Roberto Martinez was delighted with Everton's display as they brushed aside Wolfsburg to win 4-1 in the Europa League.

Europa League: Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino hits out at Partizan banner

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino was angered by the "unacceptable" anti-Semitic banner displayed by Partizan fans.

Europa League: Everton open Group H campaign with 4-1 win over Wolfsburg

Everton opened their Europa League Group H campaign with a convincing 4-1 win over Wolfsburg at Goodison Park.

Mail Box

Why Doesn't Rodgers Play Borini?

One Liverpool supporter thinks this could be Fabio Borini's year, whilst we also have thoughts on the Red Bulls, Welbeck vs Gervinho and Paul Lambert's new deal...

Could Arsenal Benefit From Top Four Exit?

That's one idea in the morning mailbox as the Arsene Wenger debate rumbles on. Plus, comparing Welbeck to Gervinho and some advice for Greg Dyke and the FA...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property