LONG SERVANT Robbie Williams is focusing on the one win which could guarantee Accrington Stanley's League Two survival.
If the Reds grab three points at play-off chasing Shrewsbury tomorrow (Sat) and, if Boston do anything but win, Stanley can look forward to plotting for next season's campaign in the Football League.
The Pilgrims - who are struggling with just nine senior players and have financial problems - are favourites to face the drop to the Conference with relegated Torquay but six clubs could still mathematically go down with three games to go.
Stanley are one of them but, having won their last four home games, they have gone a long way to securing their safety.
But John Coleman's side are not the best travellers - they have lost their last five away games - and, with Shrewsbury still battling to secure a top seven spot, the pressure will be on.
"It will be hard," said defender Williams, left, who scored an 89th minute goal to force a 3-3 draw with the Shrews earlier in the season. "But we just want to get those points to make sure we are safe.
"There has been pressure over the last few weeks but our run of home wins has give us a bit of breathing space.
"Since the Torquay game, our home form has been really good and I am sure none of us would really have believed that we could win all those games.
"I thought three wins and a draw - that was my target - so for all the lads to do so well has been a really big boost.
"I don't tend to feel the pressure that much as you do just go out and play but the table certainly looks better than it did a few weeks ago and, once hopefully we get the points to make us safe, there will be a party.
"I hope it doesn't come down to the last game though and it would be nice to do it in our final home game against Macclesfield. But the sooner the better really."
The Reds have only won three away games all season and they need to stop a Shrewsbury side who are looking to cement their place in the top seven.
"I think we have played quite well away from home - especially against the top sides," said Williams, who has been at the club since 1999.
"We have played some good football on what have been better pitches but we just haven't been getting the results.
"But they are all good teams in this league. The forwards have been strong - the likes of Izale McLeod, Richie Barker, Jermaine Easter and Lee Peacock are all good players and it is hard playing against them.
"I don't know the Shrewsbury strikers too well as I was in midfield when I played them last time but I do remember my goal - I lobbed the keeper. It was a great goal!"
Williams, with two league goals this season, has been back in the heart of defence alongside Liverpool loanee Godwin Antwi in the last six games.
"He is a bit crazy but he's done well!" said the 28-year-old, who celebrated his birthday this month.
"He is quick, big and strong and has natural pace.
"I am sure playing in this league will be a good experience for him because it is so physical and it should help him in the future."
Williams has chalked up his 300th appearance for the Reds this season but his contract is up in the summer.
There are only four players still in contract with Paul Mullin, Rommy Boco, Shaun Whalley and Tony Grant having deals for next season.
Others, like Phil Edwards, have one year options but the rest are playing for their Stanley futures.
"It doesn't really play on my mind," said Williams. "I am one of those people that thinks whatever will be will be.
"There are quite a few of us with our contracts up and we will just have to wait for the gaffer's decision.
"We do talk about it in training and with each other but you just don't know.
"I have been quite happy with my form this season and would like to stay at Accrington but it isn't down to me."
Winger Shaun Whalley is still battling with a hamstring injury which has forced him out of the last few games while Andy Mangan is suspended for the second of his four games for tomorrow's big tie.
Strikers David Brown and Leighton McGivern are pushing for a first team spot.
- STANLEY'S reserves, fifth in the Pontins Division One West, travel to fourth placed Bury on Monday to take on the Shakers second string (ko 7pm). Then on Wednesday, they travel to second placed Tranmere.
- TICKETS for Stanley's last match of the season at MK Dons are on sale now from the Stanley Store. The prices are Adults: £15; Concessions: £10; Juniors: £8; Under sevens: free.