Davies Worried By League Form

  • February 04, 2013 | By Chris Mann
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Bolton captain Kevin Davies admits he is concerned by the club's current league position.

Following defeat at Watford on Saturday, Wanderers lie 20th in the Championship - just three points above the relegation zone.

The Trotters are yet to achieve back-to-back victories this season and Davies believes Bolton's inability to string together a run of results is costing the club dear.

"It's difficult," Davies told Sky Sports' Goals on Sunday. "We were expecting to be at the top end and it's been a difficult couple of years for us as a club.

"There's been a lot of changes. I didn't expect us to go down from the Premier League, I thought we'd be okay, and it's difficult to take.

"We've got a fantastic squad and we've missed key players - Stuart Holden, Lee Chung-Young and David Wheater - but we hold no excuses. We've got a good enough squad and we shouldn't be where we are - but we are.

"It [relegation] has not been mentioned, but it's frightening to look after the result against Watford and see how close we are down there. It's quite scary.

"But we'll stick together, will keep working hard on the training ground and everything is in place; the squad, the manager and it's a fantastic club.

"We've just not managed to put anything together this year; no back-to-back wins and it's been very inconsistent really."

Sky Bet Championship Standings

Pos Team Pld Pts
20 Hull City 17 17
21 Birmingham City 17 15
22 Burton Albion 18 14
23 Bolton Wanderers 18 13
24 Sunderland 18 11
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