Date: 20th March 2015 at 8:34pm
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Skipper Mark Hudson is in line to make his 400th career appearance when we face off against Fulham at the weekend and he wants to make the occasion with a strong performance and a return of all three points.

Speaking to the Official Site as he looks to hit 400 against the team he started with back in 2000-01 he explained.

‘I was only just made aware of that milestone on Wednesday! It`s a great milestone for me and I`m looking forward to it, weirdly enough against my first club Fulham. I try and focus on each season on a game by game basis really; I don`t think about how many appearances I`m up to in total. The games come thick and fast.”‘

With improved performances against Birmingham and Norwich, Hudson knows the day won’t be about him this weekend though it will be about trying to do all we can to pick up those three points and the win.

‘We`re looking to maintain the standards we`ve set over the last two games. We played well on Tuesday and we worked hard in the game to get something, which we definitely deserved. It was an even game; they had chances, but so did we. We could have taken all three points, so at the time we were disappointed only to get one. However, we would have probably taken it before the game. We look back on it and know there are things we could change, but overall the last two performances have been really good. We`ve bounced back after a bad week; now we have to maintain it.’

With Huddersfield holding a decent gap over the dropzone now with all things considered, Hudson went on to say that nobody is talking about being safe from relegation, the only focus is on taking as many points as we can between now and the end of the season because finishing on a high would be good for us, especially as we are a young group in the main and having learned what these players have this season, it should set us up for a marked improvement next campaign.

As for his first season at the club having made the move in August, he is an ever present for us and he obviously hopes that continues between now and the end of the season, and he admits his own form has been up and down and he’s made a few mistakes in games himself as well but on the whole he feels it’s gone okay, but he feels there is a lot more to come from him at least in terms of consistency if nothing else.

‘Personally I`ve been up and down. Obviously I`m really happy to play every game and lead the team week in and week out. I`ve had dips in a long and gruelling season, but I`ve hit a bit of form recently. Not many of us have played every game. You have to try and maintain a level to hit in your mind and try and hit it next time if you have a poor game. I`ve been around a while, so I don`t worry about the odd poor game too much!’

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