WARRINGTON Town have climbed into a strong position in the BetVictor Northern Premier Division, but there could be more to come.

Yellows’ threadbare, injury-ravaged squad picked up two away wins this week have lift them up to fourth with games in hand on most of the sides around them.

They boast the league’s only unbeaten away record but with three consecutive home games coming up – starting with Saturday’s visit of Stalybridge Celtic – the next step is bringing that form back to Cantilever Park.

“We’re down to the wood and for the lads to keep coming through is superb,” manager Paul Carden said.

“We’re in and amongst it where we want to be and when we get some players back, we’ll be stronger.

“We’ve just got to make sure we look after what we’ve got fit and available and make sure we don’t lose any more to injury.

“What we have to do is replicate our away form at home. We’re capable of it.”

Yellows will still be missing Steve Jennings through suspension while Josh Amis (foot) and Louis Barnes (hamstring) continue to struggle with injury alongside long-term absentee Jack Dunn (knee).

However, one thing Carden insists he will not do is sign players for the sake of boosting numbers.

“We get players thrown at us all the time,” he said.

“At the end of the day, I can sign players who I know are decent but they’re not going to improve the first 11.

“I don’t want to sign subs – I’ve never brought players into this football club to sit on the bench.

“If you do that, you end up in a mess because you know they’re not good enough for your 11 in the first place.”

While keen to protect what he has, Carden admits he has a problem with striker Tony Gray in that he is “too good to take off.”

After coming off the bench to score the winner in Saturday’s 1-0 win over Whitby Town, the veteran frontman started and set up both goals in Tuesday’s 2-1 victory at Matlock Town.

“We changed it on Tuesday to put some more legs in there and it’s something we’re going to have to keep looking at,” Carden said.

“I keep saying I don’t want to flog Tony Gray, but I can’t take him off. He’s too good.

“When games are tight, you know he’s got that bit of quality.

“He’s so important for us and we’ve got to wrap him up in cotton wool.”

Kick off on Saturday is at 3pm.