"We were in 11th place at the start of the year, since when we've only lost two games in 12, and recorded eight clean sheets in 11.
"I suppose it shows you just how far we've had to come to even get into this position.
"I won't criticise the players because they've given me everything I asked for them. We've got to move on and be as positive as possible.
"We've got five games to go, and we'll be doing everything in our power to ensure we put as many wins on the board as possible.
"We'll also continue our pre-season preparations to ensure a season like this is never repeated."