Brighton keen to reach 100 points

30 March 2011 06:03
Brighton midfielder Liam Bridcutt says the runaway League One leaders want to go up in style by not only clinching the title but also reaching 100 points.Gus Poyet's men have 83 points with eight games left, 13 clear of second-placed Huddersfield Town and 16 clear of the teams outside the play-off pack. [LNB]They could be back in the Championship, which they left in 2006, by mid-April. [LNB]But Bridcutt told BBC Sussex: "We want to go up as champions. Going up with over 100 points would be brilliant." [LNB]Brighton won all eight of their games in March to set a new post-war record. And, ahead of this Saturday's trip to play-off chasing Rochdale, Bridcutt admits: "It's been a brilliant month. [LNB]"It's been hard and it's a lot to take on. [LNB]"But the boys know the task in hand. We don't want to be known as the team that let it slip."[LNB] [LNB][LNB] Bridcutt is also hoping to be part of manager Gus Poyet's plans should they complete their return to the Championship, from which they were relegated under Mark McGhee in 2006. [LNB]The 21-year-old former Chelsea trainee, who arrived in August on a five-month deal and extended that to the end of the season in November, said: "I'd love to be here next season, and many seasons to come. It's a very big club. [LNB]"I've been playing quite well recently and I've got my rewards. [LNB]"I'm really enjoying it. Its been a privilege to play with all the boys."

Source: BBC_Sport