Darren Ferguson wants to finish the season on a high with victory in the final game of the campaign at Hartlepool on Saturday.
The Rovers boss cut a frustrated figure after Saturday’s 3-1 loss to Exeter City, but is determined his side go to Victoria Park and claim the three points to ensure momentum going into next season – and could yet claim the Sky Bet League Two title.
He said: “Next week is incredibly important now because we need to get a win before the season ends, and it will be tough because they need a win to stay in the EFL.
“Momentum is everything really, especially heading into next season after promotion, and we are determined to finish the job properly, we are taking a good number of fans and I am confident that we can go there and win the game.”
Ferguson felt the Grecians were deserved winners, and praised the impact of manager Paul Tisdale.
He added: “We went behind again today but I the reaction from the players was good to be fair, but you have to give credit to the opposition.
“Exeter are a good side and I think their manager has done a really good job with them this season, they have two or three of the best young players in the country.
“I’m disappointed for everyone, the fans, the board and the players ,but I am not angry with the players because they are not deliberately losing games.”