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Hughton targets key wins

Created on 04 Mar., 2013 7:36 PM GMT

Norwich manager Chris Hughton has underlined the importance of gaining positive results during March as the club fight to avoid relegation.

Hughton's men are eight points clear of the drop, but face the likes of Southampton and Wigan before the end of the month - teams who will be looking to drag the Canaries into the battle at the bottom of the table.

"It's a big month for us, as it is for a load of teams," Hughton told reporters.

"All the games for us are big games and they're tough games."

Following the 4-0 loss to Manchester United on Saturday, Hughton said he did not expect to gain a positive result at Old Trafford, and believes the result will not negatively affect his players.

"Our season certainly won't depend on the result here, as we never thought it would," he said.

"The game here at Old Trafford was never going to define our season. Anything we got from here was going to be a bonus.

"There's only one team that's come here and won this season and that's Spurs, so we knew it would be tough. But certainly the positive for us here was our first-half performance."

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