Goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski admitted that it felt like Notts County had won the league after Saturday’s 3-1 triumph over Gillingham.
Notts had gone seven matches without a win before gaining a crucial three points at Meadow Lane against one of the sides just outside the bottom four.
The victory has now closed the gap on 20th placed Sheffield United to only three points and has given the squad a huge boost ahead of next weekend’s trip to Colchester United.
Bialkowski, who pulled off a string of excellent saves to ensure Notts came out on top against the Gills, hopes that the dressing room can use the feel-good factor to inspire a season changing run.
He said: “The lads are buzzing but that’s only one win and we’ve still got lots of games left.
“We need to keep going and keep our heads high and keep it simple.
“We just need to go out and do everything we can to win games.”
He continued: “We’ve been unlucky in the last three or four games because our performances have been top drawer to be fair.
“We’ve been unlucky but on Saturday we went out and tried to win the game and that’s what we did.
“I’m so happy for Shaun [Derry] and for Greg [Abbott] as it’s their first victory for the club and it means a lot to us as well.
“We just need to keep going because we’ve got another game next week and if we play consistently like we have for four or five games, I’m sure we’ll be okay.”
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