Date: 7th February 2014 at 3:40pm
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On loan midfielder Hayden Mullins has said he’s looking to help out his old colleague Shaun Derry in any way he can, he just hopes he gets a good amount of pitch time in the process.

The 34 year old played alongside Derry during their time at Crystal Palace a ‘few’ years ago, and he arrived on deadline day and was on the bench for the game against Preston North End. He has now completed a full week of training with the team and hopes to have done enough to work his way into the starting XI for the match against Coventry.

Speaking to the Official Site he explained that the loan was perfect for him on two scores, first it enables him to help out an old friend and do what he can in our relegation battle, and secondly he has his own future in the game to think about, so minutes on the pitch will help him personally as he is out of contract in the summer.

Mullins says that having played alongside his now boss, that somewhere he must have seen something in him that will help us on the pitch and also maybe off it with the younger players, so he’s just going to focus on doing what he can now so everyone wins.

‘Whatever it (he saw) is, I’ll be giving everything to try and get wins for him. I need to play games for myself as well and if I can get a few here it’ll be brilliant. I’m definitely ready to start pushing for a start, I just hope I can get on the pitch and we can get a win.’

As for the game this weekend, Mullins admits that it’s going to be tough because Coventry are a good side and they have been doing well this season, but he’s seen enough about us to know that as long as we are on it during the 90 minutes, we have plenty about us to cause them trouble and if all goes well, get the result we want.