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Tighten up or struggle - Staunton

Steve Staunton
Staunton replaced Colin Todd as Darlington boss earlier in October

Darlington manager Steve Staunton has told his players that they must improve defensively if they are to avoid relegation from League Two.

Saturday's 3-0 defeat at Barnet was the Quakers' 11th loss in 14 games and leaves them bottom of the Football League with just five points.

"Unless we start keeping clean sheets we're going to see the same things week in week out," Staunton told BBC Tees.

"We're in it together and the pleasing thing is we're creating chances."

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