Colchester United loanee Baldwin before Oldham Athletic
21 April 2010 01:11
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Blues loanee centre-back Pat Baldwin had expressed a desire to stay at the club, while speaking about the dressing room atmosphere after the Brighton defeat. Baldwin:Centre half Pat Baldwin has played 15 times for the Shrimpers since joining on loan from ColU, even being made skipper for the last couple of games when Adam Barrett was out injured.Having been told he has no future with our Essex neighbours it's not surprising he'll be happy to stay at Roots Hall, whether Tilly will look elsewhere we'll have to see, we still shipped a few goals.Baldwin told "You never know what is going to happen in football, especially after the season I've just had. I have really enjoyed being at Southend even though the results haven't been what we wanted, so why not come back? I haven't really thought too much about next season just yet if I'm being honest because I've been focusing on the games we've had. But training is fantastic here, so we will have to wait and see what happens." Before then however, Baldwin has another three matches with Blues this term. Steve Tilson's side look certain to be relegated after losing 1-0 at home to Brighton and Hove Albion last weekend. And Baldwin, who skippered the team against the Seagulls in the absence of the injured Adam Barrett, revealed there was an incredibly low atmosphere in the dressing room after the game. "The lads were all really distraught after losing. It's very difficult for us to stay up now but the pressure is off us because of that. We still have to give it everything we've got and enjoy our football. We will see where that takes us but it shouldn't be a problem being up for the remaining matches." Blues are back in action this Saturday when they travel to Oldham Athletic and Baldwin is hoping for a return to winning ways. "It will be a hard game there but Oldham are in a similar situation to us, so we all believe we can win there. We want to stay in contention for staying up and to do that we need three points."