Refreshed Wilkinson thinks Still made the right call

Luke Wilkinson
Luke Wilkinson

Hatters centre back Luke Wilkinson believed he has been managed just right by Town boss John Still.

After Luton’s recent 2-0 defeat at Shrewsbury, Wilkinson was rested for the following 1-0 loss to Plymouth.

He has returned for Hatters’ last three games though, helping keep three clean sheets, with excellent personal displays at York and Cambridge in particular.

Wilkinson said: “I do think it’s helped me massively, I feel a lot more refreshed.

“Maybe in the Shrewsbury game, I was a bit tired towards the end, so missing that Plymouth game did me a lot of good, I think he’s managed me really there.

“I missed a bit of pre-season with a back problem, but I’m feeling fit now.

“Last year was frustrating when I was at Dagenham as I wasn’t the fittest.

“But I feel as though I’m really getting back fully fit now and hopefully I can push on and help the team win as many games as I can.”

With the three consecutive shut outs, Hatters are starting to show similar signs to last season, in which they kept a record number of clean sheets, and Wilkinson is well aware how valuable they are.

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