Date: 8th March 2016 at 6:49pm
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Walsall`s interim head coach Jon Whitney has called on the club`s supporters to rally behind the team as we chase ‘something special’.

Many will admit that the fans backing has wavered in recent weeks but that was down to the manager in charge and not the effort from the players however Whitney has called on the fans once more for the remaining twelve games and to become the twelth man.

“We had a meeting yesterday and I made sure as many people as possible were in there,” said Whitney.

“We have to have a collective effort. Not everything will go to plan and mistakes will be made – from myself as well – but those mistakes will be made trying to do the right things.

“If we can all go off that basis and keep to that ethos then hopefully the energy we can produce as a collective will see us over the line.

“The fans can be the 12th man. I know from when I was a player that the fans make a hell of a difference.

“If you`ve got a family member who`s not been before, a young nephew, an aunty, an uncle, a long lost gran – get them down to the Banks`s one weekend and we will do our utmost to entertain.

“The players give their all. They make mistakes, but what we do is cover each other. We need the fans to cover our backs as well.

“Let`s make it a positive atmosphere and let`s just see if that can create something special this year.”