Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Schindler: We must make most of this


- By MEL BOOTH @examinerHT­AFC

PL AYER of the Year Christophe­r Schindler is encouragin­g his young Huddersfie­ld Town team-mates to make the most of the final three Premier League matches of the season.

The 28-year-old club captain admits Town’s four months of pretty much continual defeat have taken their toll on the John Smith’s Stadium squad.

But the central defender believes Town can take pride in planning for strong performanc­es against Liverpool, Manchester United and Southampto­n before a veil is finally drawn over the club’s relegation.

“I think now, especially the young players, they have an opportunit­y to play on the highest stage against the best opponents without having really pressure,” said Schindler, who will lead the team out at Anfield tomorrow night.

“When you have disappoint­ing results like we have had it makes it hard for the team and the spirit, to try to get back up again and show the body language that you have invested everything.

“Personally, my experience­s from my former club (1860 Munich) have helped.

“I wasn’t relegated there, but we were in a similar situation and all you can do is try to prepare yourself as good as you can and try to perform as good as you can.

“That’s how you help and that’s how you lift your team-mates as well.” Schindler was voted Town’s Player of the Year for a second successive season, taking the

All you can do is try to prepare yourself as good as you can and try to perform as good as

you can Hargreaves Memorial Trophy with almost a quarter of the votes from supporters.

He has featured in a team which has recently included the likes of Demeaco Duhaney, Aaron Rowe and Matty Daly – along with the fast-emerging Juninho Bacuna and Karlan Grant.

“We will try for the last three games to get maybe a couple more players getting their best game and get a good team performanc­e together,” he continued.

“Maybe we can result.

“I think we owe this to our supporters especially, all the guys working for the club and working during the week for the team.

“It is difficult, but we have to do it – it is our job.

“It is easier said than done, but we have to do our job.”

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