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1-0 Wins Could Make The Difference - Wilbraham

Aaron Wilbraham admits Bristol City might need a few more 1-0 wins if they are to achieve the ultimate goal of promotion back to the Sky Bet Championship this season.

The veteran striker headed the only goal of the game after 14 minutes as City claimed maximum points with a gritty display over an impressive visiting Rochdale team.

Wilbraham has already experienced four promotions in an 18-year professional career, and insists the ugly wins are often the most important.

“It’s always nice to get the goal in a 1-0 victory,” he told Bristol City Player.

“I said earlier in the week that Rochdale were going to present a tough test. They played some good football and they’re full of runners, so we had to dig in to make sure we got the three points.

“Sometimes me and Kieran (Agard) had to drop into midfield and make it difficult for them to get the overload.

“There were a few tired legs from Tuesday because we put so much effort into that game, and I think that showed, but it’s always a good sign when you don’t put in the best performance and still win the game.

“Anyone who has a good season always scrapes a few 1-0 wins along the way. I think that’s what will make the difference towards the end of the season.

“We’re not getting carried away thinking we are going to get promoted because there’s still a long way to go, but I think these types of results help build confidence in each other and the team.”

The game against Rochdale was sold out. Buy your tickets now to ensure you don’t miss out when City return to Ashton Gate to host Gillingham on Saturday, March 14th. Call Supporter Services on 0117 963 0600 or purchase tickets online.

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